From: Jack Sargeant (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Jan 18 2007 - 14:49:31 PST
i'm not saying anything about what wrong with feminism, i'm saying
that a branch of feminist film theory that essentialises based on
psychonalysis is problematic to me.
not sure what your reference to a real man is, i guess we should just
sling shit at each other here and not actually discuss anything
On 18 Jan 2007, at 19:18, Chuck Kleinhans wrote:
> On Jan 17, 2007, at 4:46 PM, Jack Sargeant wrote:
>> the problem with 70s feminist theory in cinema is that it is
>> dogmatic. it essentialises gender, normally from a psychoanalytic
>> perspective (ironic considering the phallocentric roots of that
>> discourse!). in doing so it limits engagement to a specific
>> conceptual framework that negates plurality, thus all men are - as
>> the quote below indicates - framed within a reactive negative
> I always feel so much better when a man, a real man, explains what
> is wrong with feminism.
> CHUCK KLEINHANS
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