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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (2 (98)): 41–67.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Marta Figlerowicz This essay examines Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac (Denmark/Belgium/France/Germany, 2013) and Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin (UK/US/Switzerland, 2013) as instances of an aesthetic trope described here as “inanimism.” Both films depict inanimate representations of human beings...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 115–147.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of mute enjoyment of a nymphomaniac and a phantasmagoric figure of Valentina whose power of fascination is utterly mediated by the commodities among which she moves and the fashionable intellectual commonplaces she utters. This configuration is set up to map a labyrinth of existential im/possibilities...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (3 (54)): 177–211.
Published: 01 December 2003
... was liberating; it was self-aware, consciously cho- sen, and extremely attractive. It dared to be playful and beauti- Twin Pleasures of Feminism • 179 ful in ways that made the endless images of abused wives and nymphomaniac lovers, which I had come to expect from Eastern...