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"Perhaps the most intriguing feature of the film [Something New] is the way in which the automobile emerges as a quasi-subjective companion and lover whose relationship with the woman soon displaces the male hero to the visual and narrative margins."
-- Jennifer Parchesky


Source:
Parchesky, Jennifer. "Women in the Driver's Seat: The Auto-Erotics of Early Women's Films." Film History 18, no. 2 (2006). (p. 178)