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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2003) 18 (3 (54)): 99–117.
Published: 01 December 2003
... different ways desire structures narratives and images in various cultural traditions, and the way our very notion of desire may be shaped by these representations. Marina Abramovic´ ’s Performance: Stresses on the Body and Psyche in Installation Art Maureen Turim Among the most prolific...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 2011
... a Long Night at Madame Wong’s (An Homage)” (2010). Courtesy Fiona I. B. Ngô Blog Ambition: Fashion, Feelings, and the Political Economy of the Digital Raced Body Minh-­Ha T. Pham In 2007, the Pulitzer Prize–winning fashion writer and former blogger Robin Givhan praised the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 63–93.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Diane Borsato, the article examines some constellations of women's bodies and pleasures created in porn and reperformance. These constellations can enable new forms of pleasure and new bodily interrelationships. But they can also reproduce certain forms of privilege, as occurs in the reproduction of the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2014) 29 (2 (86)): 85–117.
Published: 01 September 2014
...) Slapstick Comediennes in Transitional Cinema: Between Body and Medium Maggie Hennefeld The slapstick performer’s body in silent cinema manifests at once a physical indestructibility and an incapacity to adapt to the world around it: the Keystone Film Company’s Mabel...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 206–237.
Published: 01 January 1992
... Aesthetic Face (New York: Thieme-Stratton, 1984) 64 and 65. On the Cutting Edge: Cosmetic Surgery and the Technological Production of the Gendered Body Anne Balsamo The Biotechnological Reproduction of Gender Among the most intriguing new body...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1996) 13 (2 (38)): 4–28.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Catherine Williamson Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Swimming Pools, Movie Stars: The Celebrity Body in the Post-War Marketplace Catherine Williamson In the minds of many people, Esther Williams and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1996) 13 (2 (38)): 92–115.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Elena del Río Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 The Body as Foundation of the Screen: Allegories of Technology in Atom Egoyan's Speaking Parts Elena del Rio In an uncannily unsentimental way, the work of Canadian-Armenian filmmaker Atom Egoyan has...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 104–125.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Kwai-Cheung Lo Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Muscles and Subjectivity: A Short History of the Masculine Body in Hong Kong Popular Culture Kwai-Cheung La About a year ago, watching David Letterman's Late Show on CBS, I was surprised to find that...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 180–198.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Shohini Chaudhuri Copyright © 1996 by Indiana University Press 1997 I Independence Day (Roland Emmerich, 1996) Visit of the Body Snatchers: Alien Invasion Themes in Vampire Narratives Shohini Chaudhuri There looms, within abjection, one of those vio...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1983) 4 (2 (11)): 86–100.
Published: 01 September 1983
...Luli McCarroll © 1983 by Camera Obscura 1983 The Body Human: The Sexes (CBS) Dissecting The Body Human: The Sexes Luli McCa1ioll The Body Human: The Sexes is but one episode of a prestigious prime time CBS series called The Body Human. As its title suggests, it investi• gates the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2000) 15 (1 (43)): 1–43.
Published: 01 May 2000
... logic of purity and feminist studies of the body in the contemporary literature and cinema of exile. CO 43-1, 1-43 6/6/00 2:47 PM Page 1 Cinematic Exile: Performing the Foreign Body on Screen in Roman Polanski’s The Tenant...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 15 (3 (45)): 115–149.
Published: 01 December 2001
... explores choreographic representations of the female body in melodrama and the avant-garde. 04-del Rio.sh 114-149=36pg 4/18/01 4:01 PM Page 114 04-del Rio.sh 114-149=36pg 4/18/01 4:01 PM Page 115 The Body of Voyeurism: Mapping a Discourse of the Senses in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2015) 30 (2 (89)): 55–87.
Published: 01 September 2015
... phenomenon of phantom limb pain—becomes especially suggestive for charting how Cukor's film contests established notions of doing gender and the body. By revealing—at precisely those moments when conventional gender expression is presumably reestablished—that the able body's contours extend beyond its...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 16 (3 (48)): 9–57.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Jennifer M. Bean Camera Obscura 2001 Jennifer M. Bean is an assistant professor of cinema studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. She is coeditor, with Diane Negra, of the forthcoming Feminist Reader in Early Cinema (Duke University Press) and is currently completing her book Bodies...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2005) 20 (3 (60)): 193–231.
Published: 01 December 2005
... culture up to 1945. Pearl White portrait. Yingxi zazhi 1, no. 1, 1921 From Pearl White to White Rose Woo: Tracing the Vernacular Body of Nüxia in Chinese Silent Cinema, 1927 – 1931 Weihong Bao A prominently placed picture of Pearl (shown opposite) White appeared in the first issue of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 89–111.
Published: 01 May 2008
... bodies. This integration seems to be invested with limiting the potential positions from which spectators can approach the musical performance—most crucially, in preventing identification with singers' bodies. In this way, the integration of Oklahoma! participates in the tradition of the Wagnerian...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2006) 21 (2 (62)): 32–73.
Published: 01 September 2006
... English at the University of Nevada, Reno. Senay and Señor Juan’s transaction in Dirty Pretty Things (dir. Stephen Frears, UK, 2002). Courtesy Miramax/Photofest The Intimacies of Globalization: Bodies and Borders On-Screen Emily S. Davis Do you know what it’s like not to be able to trust...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 41–73.
Published: 01 September 2010
... production and the exploitation of bodily secretions such as tears, sweat, and fingernails. Drawing on the writings of Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, I argue that Rottenberg's works meditate on how women's bodies are reshaped and rendered productive by the shift from industrial production to “biopolitical...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 226–242.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Stacy Alaimo Copyright © 1996 by Indiana University Press 1997 12 Monkeys (Terry Gilliam, 1995) Endangered Humans?: Wired Bodies and the Human Wilds in Carnosaur, Carnosaur 2, and 12 Monkeys Stacy Alaimo The earth was not made for us. She was made for...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1990) 8 (3 (24)): 168–194.
Published: 01 September 1990
... . Berkeley: University of California, 1989 . Countess de Castigiione (Mayer and Pierson, ca. 1856-60) (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, gift of George Davis) Unspeakable Images, Unspeakable Bodies Elisabeth Lyon Now, once I feel myself observed by the lens...