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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 55–87.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., Technologies of Visibility, and the Reanimation of Desire (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) and coedits the Bryn Mawr Review of Comparative Literature ( www.brynmawr.edu/bmrcl/ ). © 2015 by Camera Obscura 2015 George Cukor Joan Crawford transgender and disability female masculinity body schema...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2021
... At the same time, as a kinesthetic form, dance can play “a crucial function in establishing . . . the individual's body schema (a sense of the body as bounded and discrete),” as Carrie Noland writes. 19 We might say, then, that dancing bodies exist at the intersection of, or oscillate between...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Obscura been buggered and its offspring is the monstrous reversible, the effect that insists on preceding its cause. This article theorizes the relationship between the Deleuzian time-image and traumatized bodies. In particular, though it is a topic elided in Deleuze’s film-theoretical texts...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 101–127.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and with the help of others a certain number of operations on their own bodies and souls, thoughts, conduct and way of being, so as to transform themselves in order to attain a certain state of happiness, purity, wisdom, perfection, or immortality” (18, emphasis added). What is particularly useful for my...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 37–65.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of the “racial epidermal schema” in order to articulate how both black and white subjects suffer when real black bodies are reduced to racially stereotyped images (156). Along with Fanon, Hansen suggests that racial difference, and racial oppression, can interrupt coherent forms of identification for all...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 89–111.
Published: 01 May 1988
... referents. Rather, vas both points to the imaginary schema of a drive (where any drive is itself always understood as a representation), and also acts as a further, specific representation in the imaginary of the experience of living in a male body. Understood...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 155–160.
Published: 01 September 2012
... continues to shadow any vision of what a peaceful reality might look like. Thus it is increasingly difficult to speak of sexual politics without reference to grander institutional schemas. Omar Kholeif is an Egyptian-born, UK-based writer and curator. He is currently curator at FACT (Foundation...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (3 (30)): 4–33.
Published: 01 May 1992
... Frantz Fanon, Doane claims that “the black ‘impedes the closing of the postural schema of the white man,’ to the extent that he poses the possibility of another body.”66 In Richardson’s work, sound functions much like the black body in Doane’s analysis: by disrupting...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 27–63.
Published: 01 May 2016
... hypervigilant and tuned into the pulse of bodies on the street. The “lonely crowd,” an already ironic play on words, can be dou- bly flipped here to leave room for the “repressed but”as well as the “repressed and” that accent the film’s narrative and visual schema, which continually cast Cunningham...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 149–153.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of the female body's objectification and also a catalyst for collectivization. Heather Davis argues that plastic is an opaque queerness, and Nathan Lee writes on the condition of being HIV undetectable as an optimistic imperceptible relationship to one's body. Across these texts, opacity operates...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 191–217.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of excorporatory identification that “dismantles the illusory unity of the body schema, and situate[s] the visual imago insistently outside, where it can be renegotiated” (93), Silverman takes her lead from the ways in which identification was theorized as excorporative and 216 • Camera Obscura...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2001
... and the Extraordinary Body.” For Bean, the wide range of female star personae con- structed in the period between 1912 and 1920 exemplify an econ- omy of “danger” and “catastrophe” that systematically destabilizes cinema’s increasingly regulated visual field. In her study, “star dis- course” emerges as a technology...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 167–177.
Published: 01 May 2017
... polit- ical processes without adhering to the traditional hierarchies of political filmmaking. I can move beyond binaries and a represen- 172  •  Camera Obscura tational schema that fits characters into certain kinds of classes and roles. This representational schema is useful, perhaps, when...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 132–137.
Published: 01 December 1989
... (and logically) situated as object of the gaze within this schema. Perhaps the fantasy of castration marks all three primal fan- tasies to some degree: this would help to explain why Mulvey’s theory of the male gaze speaks with such authority. If women controlled the cinema and if popular texts spoke...
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 12–19.
Published: 01 December 1982
... theories, I had the impression that I was watching different bodies and worlds, galaxies transforming one into another with a series of explosions, whereas the little boy was much less graceful and interesting plastically . . . (“Propos rompus,” Cahiendu Cinkma, no. 316 (Oct. 1980). Here...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 115–149.
Published: 01 December 2001
... The Body of Voyeurism • 119 upon a corporeal schema as the ground for his/her self-image. Thus, Mark’s voyeuristic conduct before the bodies of others can- not be simply reduced to its visual axis, but it should rather be seen as an example...
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Camera Obscura (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...
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Camera Obscura (1986) 5 (3 (15)): 176–179.
Published: 01 December 1986
.... Bloomington, 1982. $12.50. 178 The Female Body in Western Culture: Contemporary Perspectives edited with an introduction by Susan Rubin Suleiman. Harvard University Press. Cam- bridge, Mass., 1986. $9.95. Reading Lacan by Jane Gallop. Cornell University Press. Ithaca, NY, 1985...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 1–41.
Published: 01 September 2009
... suggest that this cri- tique itself must be interrogated. That is, in positing the pretty as an aesthetic field in cinema, I am not so much selecting a body of texts or techniques to be placed alongside a transhistorical Kantian schema of beauty but proposing a method of reading that troubles...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 93–117.
Published: 01 September 2016
... points out, feminist film- makers like Yvonne Rainer, Patricia Gruben, and Sally Potter have generated an inventive catalog of discord to counter the confinement of the voice within the female body: asynchronism, multiplication, dislocation.3 Straub and Huillet’s resistance to the relationship...