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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 63–93.
Published: 01 September 2020
... responsible for four critical and popular successes. Rather than reducing women’s voices to agential player functions, Supergiant’s first two games, Bastion (2011) and Transistor (2014), pose these voices as an affirmation of the characters’ agency. Moreover, because of the distressing character...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 69–87.
Published: 01 May 2008
... in a 1970 interview on The Dick Devouring the Diva  •  81 Cavett Show and often referred to it as a bastion of racism and class­ ism that she could not wait to escape. The Rose, however, takes its cue from Friedman, who believed that while Joplin initially...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 1996
... film history courses. When I graduated in 1984, I moved to San Francisco and to filmmaking at the San Francisco Art Institute, a real bastion of experimental cinema. There, you were given a roll of film and told, "See what it looks like after you put it on the street...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 4–28.
Published: 01 May 1996
... industries based on the idea of 'nature' as one of the last bastions of idealized authenticity in the postmodern era" (218). At the parks, guests celebrate a com- modified form of "the natural" as well as "the invisible control and domination that is able to cultivate such 'wildness'" (229...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (1 (37)): 6–30.
Published: 01 January 1996
... pans back to indicate that the Cine York, lost last bastion of English-language cinematic "art," has become an obviously successful porno-house. Instead of fully alienating him from the social order, then, Adrian's breakdown has brought his desires into profitable...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 61–91.
Published: 01 September 2012
... widespread, Wylie- esque cultural distaste for that bastion of American stereotypes: the housewife.71 Those same papers referred to Peck’s performance as “solid” and “human,” yet there was a general unease about his “passive” rather than “forceful” character, his elegant wardrobe, and his elaborate...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 125–155.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the white middle class from the redneck white other joining its ranks. Ultimately, Andy Griffith preserves Mayberry as a bastion of white eccentric characters who are often misjudged by outsiders who wander into their small southern town...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 107–147.
Published: 01 May 2005
... bastions of reactionary thinking and fas- cist rememorations: some of the strongest support for racialized nation-states has come from diasporas” (29). Particularly reso- nant in the late-1990s political context, Mishra’s warning speaks at once to the importance of remembering traumatic histories...