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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 223–233.
Published: 01 December 1982
...Mary Ann Doane; Philip Rosen Copyright © 1982 by Camera Obscura 1982 Conference Reports Cinema Histories, Cinema PvaLtices Asilomar Conference Mary Ann Doane and Philip Rosen What came to be known as the Milwaukee-in-California conference, entitled “Cinema Histories...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2001) 16 (1 (46)): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2001
... theory. For the past eight years she has been an editor of iris . She also serves as the French correspondent for the International Forum of Young Cinema at the Berlin Film Festival. 03-Bluher.sh 5/29/01 12:38 PM Page iv Souviens-toi-de moi [Remember Me] (1995/96...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2002) 17 (1 (49)): 31–71.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Alice Maurice Camera Obscura 2002 Alice Maurice received her Ph.D. in English from Cornell University. The essay in this issue of Camera Obscura forms part of her dissertation on race and realism in early-twentieth-century cinema and literature. She is also associate producer of A Healthy...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2002) 17 (2 (50)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Audiovisual Discourse of World Health” for publication. Contagion and the Boundaries of the Visible: The Cinema of World Health Kirsten Ostherr World Health and the Dialectics of Visibility and Invisibility Even a cursory glance at contemporary US film and television reveals a cultural...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2004) 19 (2 (56)): 141–169.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Shelley Stamp Camera Obscura 2004 Shelley Stamp is the author of Movie-Struck Girls: Women and Motion Picture Culture after the Nickelodeon (2000) and coeditor of two anthologies: American Cinema's Transitional Era: Audiences, Institutions, Practices , with Charlie Keil (2004); and Women and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2005) 20 (2 (59)): 1–33.
Published: 01 September 2005
...-)Cultural Projection, Spectatorship, and Iranian Cinema Lindsey Moore This article addresses the entwined issues of gendered and cul- tural representation in contemporary Iranian cinema. One of the remarkable features of recent Iranian film is its allegorical use of gendered tropes, in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2006) 21 (3 (63)): 37–61.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Kwai-Cheung Lo Camera Obscura 2006 Kwai-Cheung Lo is an associate professor of humanities and English at Hong Kong Baptist University. He is the author of Chinese Face/Off: The Transnational Popular Culture of Hong Kong (2005). Knocking Off Nationalism in Hong Kong Cinema: Woman and the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2006) 21 (3 (63)): 103–133.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Nicholas Sammond Camera Obscura 2006 Nicholas Sammond is an assistant professor in cinema studies and English at the University of Toronto. His most recent book, Babes in Tomorrowland: Walt Disney and the Making of the Modern American Child, 1930-1960 (2005), received the Katherine Singer...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2006) 21 (3 (63)): 145–151.
Published: 01 December 2006
... The Last Days of Women’s Cinema Patricia White Claire Johnston’s “Women’s Cinema as Counter Cinema,” with its injunction that “women’s cinema . . . embody the working through of desire,” has shaped my thinking about this “archive for...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2007) 22 (1 (64)): 137–177.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Daughter and That Is Egyptian Cinema”: ‘Azı¯za Amı¯r amid the Histories and Geographies of National Allegory Kay Dickinson On Tuesday, 1 November 1927, Egypt’s daily newspaper, al-Ahra¯m, proclaimed: Silent acting has finally been born in Egypt. In the Egyptian sky a shining...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Anna Ball One of the many astonishing traits of Palestinian cinema is the way in which it has embraced the complex relationship between gender and nation as a central concern in its filmmaking. This article explores the ways in which gendered and national identity are negotiated and refigured in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 25 (3 (75)): 29–67.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Sangita Gopal; Sujata Moorti In the years since its release, Moulin Rouge! (dir. Baz Luhrmann, 2001) has emerged as the harbinger of Bollywood cinema's growing visibility in the West. We argue here that while the film's visual excesses are immediately recognizable as citing “Bollywood style...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 33–63.
Published: 01 September 2011
... “Engaging the Eighties.” © 2011 by Camera Obscura 2011 Darth Vader and Marilyn Monroe: icons of air. Courtesy of PhotoFest Panting in the Dark: The Ambivalence of Air in Cinema Kevin L. Ferguson Here is a strange riddle, almost the start of a bad joke: What do Darth Vader and Marilyn...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 95–135.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Elena Gorfinkel American sexploitation cinema of the 1960s and early 1970s has gained a second life in the past two decades through a boom in video and DVD distribution and rerelease, and consequently a new, generationally distinct audience. This article proposes that what appeals to cult audiences...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 93–133.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Raya Morag This essay proposes a new paradigm for cinema trauma studies: the trauma of the perpetrator. Recognizing a current shift in interest from trauma suffered by victims to that suffered by perpetrators, it seeks to break the repression of the abhorrent figure of the perpetrator in cinema and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 135–143.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., 2011), Suzy Salamy's 1982/2006 (US, 2006), and Moufawad-Paul's Rejoice, O My Heart / يبلق اي حرفا (Canada, 2011) suggest an irreverent queer strategy by undermining the narrative conventions and visual codes of mainstream news media and popular US and Egyptian cinema. Salamy's video, previously...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 33–65.
Published: 01 December 2013
...John G. Nichols This article traces the formation, activities, and significance of the first amateur cinema club devoted to film study in the US, the Cleveland Cinema Club. From its inception in 1915 until 1968, the Cleveland Cinema Club, an outgrowth of the Cleveland Women's Club, sought to create...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2014) 29 (2 (86)): 85–117.
Published: 01 September 2014
...' unruly bodily performances in order to execute their trick techniques, films like Betty let their comediennes run wild in front of the camera, instead making sense of their irrational behavior through postproduction editing. Comedy has always haunted the emergence of cinema both as a narrative...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (3 (30)): 92–111.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Phillip Brian Harper Copyright © 1992 by Indiana University Press 1992 Dressed to Kill (Brian De Palma, 1980) Playing in the Dark: Privacy, Public Sex, and the Erotics of the Cinema Venue Phillip Brian Harper I. Toilet Public sex loomed large in the popular consciousness in late...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1995) 12 (3 (36)): 32–48.
Published: 01 September 1995
...Joy James Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1995 Stephen Rea and Jaye Davidson in The Crying Game (Neil Jordan, 1992) Black Femmes Fatales and Sexual Abuse in Progressive “White” Cinema: Neil Jordan’s Mona Lisa and The Crying Game Joy lames Neil Jordan’s American...