The Cinematic Society: The Voyeur's Gaze (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society)

The Cinematic Society: The Voyeur's Gaze (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society)

Norman K. Denzin


Ranging over a wealthy number of fabric from movie and picture literature, and encompassing a severe interrogation of conventional realist ethnographic and cinematic texts, this e-book highlights the level to which the cinema has contributed to the increase of voyeurism all through society.

The cinema not just turns its viewers into voyeurs, eagerly following the lives of its monitor characters, yet casts its key avid gamers as onlookers, spying on other's lives. the character of the cinematic voyeur is tested intensive, as are its implications for modern society. Norman ok Denzin analyzes Hollywood's manipulations of gender, race and sophistication, and, drawing at the paintings of Foucault, argues that the cinematic gaze has to be understood as pa

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