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Laura Mulvey and the male gaze in the 21st century

  In 1975 feminist film theorist Laura Mulvey published a seminal essay entitled ‘Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema’. In it, she posited various theories about cinema and how it operates, as well as how both men and women are portrayed on screen. Mulvey’s work was hailed as revolutionary, and although her theories are not without […]