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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2017) 32 (1 (94)): 93–127.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Hervé Picherit This essay argues that the French actress Arletty, née Léonie Bathiat, engaged in a multifaceted and complex form of selfhood that profoundly influenced her role in the classic film of the French occupation period, Les enfants du paradis ( Children of Paradise , dir. Marcel Carné...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 237–244.
Published: 01 May 1979
... The Camera Obscura Collective French Feminism Syntactical hesitation: Ywelthey. The third person plural signifies dis- tance, taking French feminists as the object of a discourse. The first person plural signifies solidarity, describing the women I have loved and with whom I have worked...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Kathleen Collins First appearing on the air in 1947, Dione Lucas was one of the earliest television cooking-show hosts. As a business owner, single mother, influential salesperson, and highly respected professional in her field (Julia Child referred to Lucas as “the mother of French cooking in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2006) 21 (1 (61)): 27–31.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Obscura . Her book, To Desire Differently: Feminism and the French Cinema , expanded edition (1996), explores the work of three French women directors (Germaine Dulac, Marie Epstein, and Agnes Varda) from the standpoint of feminist film theory. Her coauthored (with Robert Stam and Robert Burgoyne) New...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (3 (27)): 76–87.
Published: 01 September 1991
... almost 150 years (1855-1990), and the four curators chose to organize them as “neutrally” as possible. Thus I followed a basic chronology, starting with French pornographic da- guerreotypes of masturbation, lesbian sex, “exhibitionism,” hetero- sexual sex, nude tire...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1995) 12 (2 (35)): 158–184.
Published: 01 May 1995
... interpellated by white, US, liberal, capitalist ideology.18 Nurse Colleen McMurphy and Dr. Gerard Bernard argue about the United States's occupation of Vietnam-Colleen from the position of Kennedy-era idealism, Gerard from that of the cynical French expa- triate. He compares the American presence in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1993) 11 (1 (31)): 71–95.
Published: 01 May 1993
... Leopold Senghor in the Senegalese context), it is considerably less clear how this interrogation articulates itself in the conflict between French and Wolof-not merely as “tongues,” but more crucially, as foreign film languages. In effect, this paper seeks to delineate the ways Sembene, who...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2016) 31 (3 (93)): 5–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of our occupations, and the expansiveness of our coalition work. Camera Obscura 93, Volume 31, Number 3 doi 10.1215/02705346-3661991 © 2016 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 5 6  •  Camera Obscura My students often look to the 1960s for examples of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 74–87.
Published: 01 December 1982
... absolutely unbelievable discussions with the current French Minister of Justice whose name is Peyrefitte and who was formerly Minister of Information before becoming Minister of Education in ’68 and earning a fortune at the expense of the Chinese by publishing a book called China AwakeI remember...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1984) 4 (3 (12)): 40–65.
Published: 01 December 1984
...-town local library. I also grew up in a small town, with no television to give pictures of an outside world. But I was over twenty before I heard of Katherine Susannah Prichard, finding a novel on a dusty family bookshelf. It looked boring. Soon after, I wrote - in French - a thesis on...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2001) 16 (1 (46)): 99–141.
Published: 01 May 2001
... his girlfriend as a commodity.44 The historical footage also includes scenes of French women at the end of World War II being publicly humiliated as “collaborators” for having been sexually involved with Germans during the occupation. An interview...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2012
... bara (Rose of Versailles), which is set on the eve of the French Revolution.6 The danchi wife lms explore what Pamela Robertson Wojcik calls the “porousness” of domestic relations to urban space. The house- wife’s relation to the built environment in the new postwar design of high- rise...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2000) 15 (1 (43)): 1–43.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Holocaust. Furthermore, the film’s emphasis on the dynamic of denunciation, voyeurism, inspection, and continual suspicion might certainly be interpreted as a commentary on the French xenophobia and perhaps even on the anti-Semitism that prompted French...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 33–59.
Published: 01 December 1982
... Enfants was the most widely read and loved of the nineteenth-century “reading books” or primers used in French schools. Madame Alfred Jules Emile Fouilke, writing under the pseudonym “G. Bruno,” tells the story of two orphan boys who travel through every province and major city of France...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2003) 18 (2 (53)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2003
... read images of the French countryside after viewing images of Paris. Not quite halfway through the film, when we first encounter images of Cairo and rural Egypt, the scenes of Paris and of the French landscapes become strictly retrospective. Though the different shots do not elaborate the same...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 35–79.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of modernism to the naked yet equally haunted body of Josephine Baker. An iconographic “object” of primitivism and an indisputable star of the French burlesque stage, Baker exemplifies the fraught predicaments of modern visuality (and its relations to racialized skin). In 1925 the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 107–137.
Published: 01 September 2009
... communes that some European and North American feminists advocated not so long ago. Meanwhile, the Islam she embraces is amaterial and atemporal and at times clichéd, as when she directs her visiting French boyfriend to listen to “the timelessness of Islam” in the calls to prayer...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 88–115.
Published: 01 December 1982
..., and were broadcast on French television over a period of six weeks. Apart from dealing with specific social problems of an individual, such as being unemployed, the programs are intended to provoke speculation about the manner in which television and the professional production of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1990) 8 (3 (24)): 64–87.
Published: 01 September 1990
... the spoken language, but by a use of the imparfait restricted to written narrative and, specifically, the novel. This is the tense which, in French, marks the style indirect libre, that style for the representation of consciousness which, under the name of “the third person of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2002) 17 (2 (50)): 41–67.
Published: 01 September 2002
... excitement and anxiety popularly felt over the continued blur- ring of national boundaries. After an American journalist, allud- ing to Patou’s pragmatic philosophy, declared him “the French couturier with an American mind,” Patou decided to feature six American models in his much anticipated 1925...