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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 155–183.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Pier Dominguez This article examines Bravo's Real Housewives franchise (2006–) to theorize the aesthetic, affective, and performance qualities of docusoap televisuality. It argues that the franchise functions through a financial and affective economy of “money shots,” or moments of predictably...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2004) 19 (2 (56)): 105–139.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Lyndon ” will appear in Kubrick in Perspective , a forthcoming collection from Cambridge University Press. Free Indirect Affect in Cassavetes’ Opening Night and Faces Homay King How to make the affect echo? —Roland Barthes, Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes In the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 63–93.
Published: 01 December 2011
... a fundamental shift in the older conception of the performance artwork as a unique event. The article explores the way in which both reperformance and pornography are characterized by a mode of reception in which a document of a past performance becomes the occasion for the creation of new affect in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 25–59.
Published: 01 September 2012
... films are both recognizable to and somewhat outside world cinema categories, I suggest ways of reading the spectral affects of the films that account for the complex, conflicting forms of spirituality, eroticism, and transgression that make them so popular with their audiences. This type of a reading...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2016) 31 (3 (93)): 5–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... material object of research, and it attempts, instead, to account for affect. In the absence of a complete audiovisual record, the passionate sites of embodied feeling experienced, remembered, and misremembered by the subjects of this history (including the author) become a way to reinscribe this history...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2010) 25 (1 (73)): 69–95.
Published: 01 May 2010
...-Philosophy and Theory & Event . From Blade Runner (dir. Ridley Scott, US, 1982) Affects of the Gaze: Post-Oedipal Desire and the Traversal of Fantasy in Blade Runner Richard Pope Despite the vagaries of the film and its reception, within the uni- versity a consensus...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 101–127.
Published: 01 May 2015
... defending the show's use of “guido.” This notion of care needs to be understood in a double sense: care as a regimen of behaviors, or an ethos, and care as a set of affections, or feeling. On Jersey Shore “taking care of oneself” does not just involve certain affect-techniques but is itself a technology, in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 71–99.
Published: 01 May 2015
... instrumental to theorizing addictive spectatorship, a concept that takes seriously the notion that television may act affectively as a drug. Recovery television, it claims, helps viewers negotiate their own relationship to television consumption. Furthermore, such a negotiation augments notions of neoliberal...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 33–61.
Published: 01 December 2017
... diversity, these co-constructing representations of race, class, gender, and sexuality maintain whiteness as sexual modernity’s affective core. Modern Family thus expresses the ideological contours of mainstream diversity politics. However, its narrative efforts to synthesize its contradictions reflect the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2013) 28 (1 (82)): 37–67.
Published: 01 May 2013
... contribute to a nuanced meditation on women's experience of conjugal and family life. While much of the literature on melodrama draws on psychoanalysis and theories of spatiality, this article develops three distinct yet interrelated temporal and affective readings: Mikhail Bakhtin's dialogism and Virginia...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2016) 31 (3 (93)): 141–151.
Published: 01 December 2016
... perspectives. Such issues include the process of urban redevelopment in Seoul, the global environmental crisis, utopian aspirations in the neoliberal economy, and the Korean authorities' ideological control of citizenship. The collective's imperative to engender sensory and affective engagement with these...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 11–45.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Shane Vogel This essay examines Lena Horne's reputation in the first half of her career as a reserved, refined, and affectively distant diva. Approaching her performance of aloofness—communicated and enacted both on film and in live cabaret shows—as an acute response to the interracial intimacy...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 129–153.
Published: 01 May 2015
... visibility in a medium where black women's bodies are often rendered invisible. Through a close examination of these cult-hit cable reality series that centers on a consideration of black women's affect, the article seeks to explore the in-betweenness of black women's performances on reality TV not to...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 185–195.
Published: 01 May 2015
... perfect fit between a niche audience and a boutique show. In addition, the article suggests that the audience is already embedded in the show through affective economies, product placement, extradiegetic activities like blogging, and a more intimate relationship with television executives than ever before...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Cassavetes. What Mitchell and Cassavetes share is an investment in performances that foreground the affective, contingent, and interactive and thereby serve as a site where art and life meet. With its hard-core element, however, Shortbus expands the possibilities of such a meeting in the service of a queer...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2018) 33 (1 (97)): 1–27.
Published: 01 May 2018
... investigates how Turkish sex films identify and discuss the social oppositions upon which desire is manufactured. It also engages these films’ repercussions, whether in terms of cinematic and social influence or how they affected moral codes regarding female sexuality. Moving from Alan Soble’s Marxist analysis...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2018) 33 (3 (99)): 103–127.
Published: 01 December 2018
... awkwardness to give affective expression to cruel optimism. Finally, she reworks the chick flick to implicitly reject certain postfeminist, neoliberal premises. Copyright © 2018 Camera Obscura 2018 Maren Ade chick flick representability postfeminism precarity awkwardness ...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 41–73.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... This essay considers how Rottenberg's stagings of industrial production lines engage with post-Fordist phenomena such as deindustrialization and affective labor. In works such as Time and a Half, Mary's Cherries, Tropical Breeze , and Dough , Rottenberg conveys the incongruity between industrial...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 25 (3 (75)): 29–67.
Published: 01 December 2011
...,” viewers and critics are unaware of the extent to which the film draws on Bollywood's affective economy, generic idioms, and performance traditions. Few would recognize that the heroine Satine's transformation from conniving showgirl to tragic heroine recalls the tawaif (courtesan) figure in popular Hindi...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 25 (3 (75)): 143–177.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... The article concludes by arguing that Born into Brothels puts to work the immaterial or affective labor of children in the production of cultural commodities as a humane and “empowering” alternative to coerced sex work. This move to mobilize the child as a new figure of economic promise indicates the...