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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 31–61.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the private sphere of the home. These newly blurred boundaries had profound implications for postwar conceptions of gender, home, and family. Through both form and content, programs as wide-ranging as the science-fiction anthology The Twilight Zone (CBS, 1959–64) and domestic sitcoms The George Burns...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the motley cadaver,” a body clad in fashions that prefigure its own demise. As the camera slowly zooms in on the young woman’s tightly corseted torso and gently heaving bosom, her body is reduced through visual dissection to the erogenous zones of her pale chest and collarbone, an illustration...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 41–69.
Published: 01 May 2015
... culturalizing the (re)production of obesity in Huntington in terms Mediating Biopolitics in Obesity Programming  • 55 of an ossified zone of poor decision making: a culture of obesity. In a classic social scientific gesture, a soft critique of structural exclusion — namely, spatial...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 113–143.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Hiram Perez Building on feminist and queer scholarship on the relationship of film spectatorship to subjectivity, this essay conjectures subaltern spectatorships of the two US film adaptations of Fannie Hurst's 1933 novel Imitation of Life as a means of tracing the impossibly entangled discourses...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 127–155.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Twilight Zone (CBS, 1959 64) writer-producer Rod Serling being one such example served as their shows story editors, my focus in this piece is on women story editors who were not show staff writers but rather worked in the script and story development capacity described above. 4. Story analyst and...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 159–167.
Published: 01 December 2013
... ‘essentially insubstantial,’ as it will remain in 162  •  Camera Obscura the twilight zone of connotation” (xii). Doty insists, as Wood had insisted two decades before him, that queerness is less “in” texts than in the reception and production of texts, in the “cultural and erotic investments” of...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 75–102.
Published: 01 May 1997
... the program’s success note its differences from its predecessors, The Twilight Zone (1960s) and The Night Stalker (1970s), and recent spin-offs such as NBC’s Dark Skies and Carter’s own Millennium, by emphasizing its lack of closure. Carter maintains, “there’s no...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 195–225.
Published: 01 December 2001
... in his own critique, familiar in the series, turning now almost fully toward the genres of horror and suspense. Television shows like The Twilight Zone and The Night Stalker were Carter’s early inspira- tion for The X-Files, and more recently he has...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 71–99.
Published: 01 May 2015
...,” she writes, “the imagined zone of reality TV does not allow for the messiness of real lives” (22). Recovery television tests the boundaries of this “imagined zone of reality TV” in its distinct narratological guarantee: the televised circuits of addiction, recovery, and relapse within...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (2 (23)): 176–205.
Published: 01 May 1990
... forget 188 it. You paid me to be Elvis for the time being. . . . So I go out there and do what .they want . . . but when I’m off the clock it’s time to go back to reality. The Twilight Zone is over, you know, take over the control of your Tv. If Carlson’s...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (2 (47)): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Sarah L. Higley Camera Obscura 2001 Sarah L. Higley is an associate professor of English at the University of Rochester, where she teaches medieval literature, science fiction, and film studies. Her article “Alien Intellect and the Roboticization of the Scientist” appeared in Camera...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 108–143.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... They combine a shared thematic concern with the filmmakers of the New Ger- man Cinema modernist avant-garde with a deconstruction of and departure from history-laden tropes.18 In Twilight Memories, Andreas Huyssen argues that sig- nificant post-1960 German-language literature is...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 158–184.
Published: 01 May 1995
... "Twilight," tent mate Wayloo Marie Holmes explains to Colleen why the daughter of a rich senator would want to come to Vietnam: "I like being able to recreate myself. I wanted to be free." Colleen laughs "Coming to Vietnam to be free I came because I'm a nurse. Because I wanted...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 35–69.
Published: 01 December 2001
...- lived gay bars to its function today as a heterosexual bar, the Cas- bah. Situated adjacent to Hillcrest, San Diego’s lesbian and gay ghetto, this heterosexual bar is symbolic of the ease with which heterosexual zones of pleasure and leisure exist within...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 30–67.
Published: 01 May 1988
... erotogenic zone, sexuality need not even be limited to the three stages Freud decreed for boys, or the four he ordained for girls. Infantile sexuality is polymorphously perverse, and even in the erotic activities of the most “normal” adult there are “rudiments, which, if they...