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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sam McBean Alison Bechdel's autobiographical graphic novel, Fun Home (2006), intricately weaves together the author's coming-out story with her family's history, particularly the story of her father's closeted queer sexuality and possible suicide. In its exploration of family history, queer desires...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 139–161.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Réda Bensmaïa; Alison Rowe; Elisabeth Lyon Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 From the Photogram to the Pictogram: On Chris Marker’s La Jetke Rkda Bensmaia No work of art must either be described or ex- plained...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 206–215.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Raymond Bellour; Alison Rowe; Elisabeth Lyon Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 7‘he Letter goes on 99 Raymond Bellour The letter goes on and on. If it is a real letter, it never stops saying, wanting, wanting to say more. In film, the letter...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (2): 71–101.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Alison Wielgus This essay considers the role that Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake (BBC/SundanceTV, 2013) and Top of the Lake: China Girl (BBC/SundanceTV, 2017) play in the post-network television landscape. Situating the series among the globalized genre of serialized post-network crime shows...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 1–31.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Alison Butler Camera Obscura 2005 Alison Butler teaches film studies in the Department of Film, Theatre, and Television at the University of Reading in the UK. She is the author of Women's Cinema: The Contested Screen (2002) and a member of the editorial advisory board of the journal...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 119–147.
Published: 01 September 2014
... stand, he beds the beautiful Alison (Heigl), who becomes pregnant and, for reasons that have stymied almost all critics of the film, decides to keep the baby and make a go of a relationship with Ben, who initially repulses her in her sober state. Ben does indeed man up, as they say, by the end...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 169–170.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in Finding Christa and Off and Running. No. 83: pp. 77 – 107 Bienvenida Matías, see Catherine L. Benamou and Bienvenida Matías Sam McBean Seeing in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home. No. 84: pp. 103 – 23 Erin Lee Mock “The Soap Opera Is a Hell of an Exciting Form”: Norman Lear’s Mary...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 216–217.
Published: 01 September 1990
...: Criticism and Ideology in Contemporary Film Theory (University of Illinois Press, 1988), and The Difficulty of Difference: Psychoanalysis, Sexual Dif- ference, and Film Theory (Routledge, 1990). Alison Rowe is currently living in Paris and researching the status of contem- porary French poetry...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 127–132.
Published: 01 December 1989
... of the masculine gaze. This has produced something of an impasse for women’s film theory and practice, which Alison Butler has succinctly, if summarily, described: New feminist cinema has emerged under interesting but often difficult conditions. As well as the usual...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 125–138.
Published: 01 September 1990
... It.” 10. Robert Mittenthal, “Video’s Event: Gary Hill’s catastrophe,” Reflex 3.6 (1989). 11. Crux, five-channel video installation, collection of the artist, 1983-87. 12. Raymond Bellour, “Video Writing,” trans. Alison Rowe. Included in 11- luminating Video...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 215–229.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., for example, wrote that the fishing village in La Pointe Courte recalled Luchino Visconti's La Terra Trema (Italy, 1948). Bazin, “ La Pointe Courte ,” La Cinématographie Française , no. 15 (9 May 1955). See also Alison Smith, Agnès Varda (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1998), 1. On how Varda...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... These rearticulations include Alison Butler’s consideration of contemporary women’s cinema as a form of minor cinema and Patricia White’s study of short-­form commis- sioned works in her essay “Lesbian Minor Cinema.”12 Like Gun- ning, both Butler and White draw from Deleuze and Guattari’s notion of minor...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 175–185.
Published: 01 September 2016
...): 14 – 22. 11. For an important analysis of this history, see Alison Adam, Artificial Knowing: Gender and the Thinking Machine (New York: Routledge, 1998). 12. More specifically, the essay challenges the dominance (both within and beyond queer studies) of a “hermeneutics...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 142–153.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Films Classified by Representation of Women, Guardian, 6 November 2013, www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/06/sexism - swedish- cinemas- films- women. To pass the test, which originated in Alison Bechdel s comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For, the film must contain two women who talk to each other about...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 336–372.
Published: 01 December 1989
...: “Nationwide”. London: British Film Institute, 1978. Burgin, Victor. The End of Art Theory: Criticism and Postmodernity. London: Macmillan, 198 6. Butler, Alison. “ ‘She Must Be Seeing Things’: Interview with Sheila Mc- Loughlin.” Screen 28, no. 4 (1987): 20-8. Byars, Jackie. “Reading...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 61–91.
Published: 01 December 2015
... is the McMansion itself and the atomized, consumer- ist lifestyle that it symbolizes. Journalist Alison Gillmor writes, “It used to be that haunted houses were old . . . and they were usu- ally cursed by some buried history. . . . In the Paranormal Activity 70  •  Camera Obscura movies, the problem...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 4–33.
Published: 01 September 1996
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 103–139.
Published: 01 September 2008
... engaging in gay sex. Berlin becomes for him something akin to what Alison Lands- berg calls “transferential spaces,” sites in which “people are invited to enter into experiential relationships to events through which they themselves did not live.”46 More specifically, Eyal is looking...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 47–67.
Published: 01 May 2008
.../russell_crowe_has_a_short_fuse .php. 5. Wayne Koestenbaum, The Queen’s Throat: Opera, Homosexuality, and the Mystery of Desire, 2nd ed. (Cambridge, MA: Da Capo, 2001), 113. 6. Alison Rosen, “How to Be a Male Diva (‘The Divo Time Out: New York, 8 – 14 June 2006, 21. 7. Brian Kellow...