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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 63–95.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Jenelle Troxell This article examines the origin myth of the feminist film journal Close Up , namely, an excursion by its founders Bryher and H.D. to see G. W. Pabst’s Die freudlose Gasse ( The Joyless Street , 1925) in a small cinema in Montreux, Switzerland. Throughout the essay, I use Joyless...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 167–168.
Published: 01 January 1990
... Program. She is author of Joyless Streets: Women and Melodramatic Repre- sentation in Weimar Germany (Princeton University Press, 1989), and of essays in Discourse, Wide Angle, Cinema Journal, and New German Critique. Dana Polan teaches English and Film at the University of Pittsburgh. He is...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 373–377.
Published: 01 December 1989
... Morris. VersolRoutledge, 1989. $16.95. Female Spectators: Lookingat Film and Television edited by E. Deidre Pribram. Versohloutledge, 1989. $14.95. The Biological Clock by Molly McKaughan. Penguin, 1989. Joyless Streets: Women and Melodramatic Representation...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 241–245.
Published: 01 December 1989
... The Desire to Desire (1987) and Patrice Petro’s Joyless Streets (1989) which -in quite distinct ways -argue very specific historical theses while reformulating general problems and priorities for theoretical work today. Petro’s work on Weimar cinema, in particular, emphasizes the history...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 138–149.
Published: 01 January 1990
.... Foucault, “Nietzsche, Genealogy, History,” Foucault Reader 95. For a useful discussion of Foucault’s history of the present, see Jeffrey Weeks, “Foucault for Historians,” History Workshop 14 (1982): 107-19. 16. Patrice Petro, Joyless Streets: Women and Melodramatic...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 8–27.
Published: 01 January 1990
... Differently: Fem- inism and the French Cinema (Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1990); Judith 26 Mayne, Kino and the Woman Question: Feminism and Soviet Silent Film (Columbus: Ohio UP, 1989); and Patrice Petro, Joyless Streets: Women and Melodramatic Representation in Weimar...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 336–372.
Published: 01 December 1989
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (2 (32)): 102–123.
Published: 01 September 1993
... made its initial foray into the pages of The Wall Street Jo~rnal.~It did a bit better that same day in its first LA Times appearance, netting about an eighth of a page of copy.4 But the most extensive coverage of the deal came from a more predictable source, in a three-page spread in...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 59–81.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Press, 1991). 4. While I cannot cite all the exciting work that has been done in feminist film history over the last few years, I would like to note some examples that have challenged traditional models of film history, such as: Patrice Petro, Joyless Streets: Women and Melodramatic...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (2 (44)): 105–149.
Published: 01 September 2000
...- tion accident, he nevertheless seeks out Dilber in order to apolo- gize. As he tries to approach her on the street one day, he is spot- ted by her brothers-in-law, who chase him through the streets of Kreuzberg in hopes of avenging their slain brother...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 229–263.
Published: 01 December 2001
... have relocated the experience of early cinema in a wide range of cultural practices such as the vaudeville theater, the amusement park, shopping arcades, and so on. It became possible to envisage the film experi- ence in the broader landscape of modern life, in the street and in the theater, in the...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
... 122  •  Camera Obscura shown in film festivals or grouped into categories in film festivals devoted to women’s or feminist filmmaking? In relation to the <fig. 2 cap.>Streets of London, Children of third: How were these films addressed in panels and...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 84–117.
Published: 01 September 1995
... her to marry Nnaife, an older, much less attractive or sociable city dweller. Since it is also inconceivable for Nnu Ego to remain single, she complies with the arranged marriage. Despite their incompatibility, the couple do bear children from this joyless union. The friction...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 129–167.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., nostalgia can also be com- plex and ambivalent in and of itself. It can have its romanticizing effects while still allowing a less than idealized rendering of the past to emerge. Nostalgia can be joyless, bitter, even anguished. Indeed, nostalgia, even of the most rose-hued variety, invariably...