Looking for the Other : Feminism, Film, and the Imperial Gaze

Looking for the Other : Feminism, Film, and the Imperial Gaze

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 333 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780415910163
  • DDC分類 791.43652042


Employs Hollywood films about colonial or exotic travel, and those by women filmmakers of colour, to argue that 'male' and the 'imperial' gazes are interwined in complex ways across cultures.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    ix (2)
Preface xi
Part I: Backgrounds: Theories of Nation, 1 (132)
Psychoanalysis and the Imperial Gaze
1. Travel, Travelling Identities and the Look 3 (24)
2. Theories of Nation and Hollywood in the 27 (29)
Contexts of Gender and Race
3. Hollywood, Science and Cinema: The 56 (43)
Imperial and the Male Gaze in Classic Film
4. Darkness Within: Or, The Dark Continent 99 (34)
of Film Noir
Part II: Travelling Postcolonialists and Women 133(159)
of Color
5. Travelling White Theorists: The Case of 135(19)
6. "Can One Know the Other?": The 154(41)
Ambivalence of Postcolonialism in Chocolat,
Warrior Marks and Mississippi Masala
7. "Speaking Nearby": Trinh T.Minh-ha's 195(23)
Reassemblage and Shoot for the Contents
8. "Healing Imperialized Eyes": Independent 218(38)
Women Filmmakers and the Look
9. Body Politics: Menopause, Mastectomy and 256(36)
Cosmetic Surgery Films by Rainer, Tom and
Afterword: Reversing the Gaze, Yes: But Is 292(11)
Racial Inter-Subjective Looking Possible?
References 303(20)
Index 323