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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2018) 33 (2 (98)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jackie Stacey Sally Potter’s film Yes (UK/US, 2004) stages the political possibilities of cosmopolitanism through the aesthetics of a heterosexual love story whose failures reveal the limit points of such a vision. Read psychoanalytically, cosmopolitan aspirations share with love an idealizing...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 2014
... crisis and cosmopolitanism — high album cover Animals, Children of Men modernist qualities — in films that embrace the generic codes and (2006) elaborate emotional worlds of melodrama. <fig. 4 cap.>Michelangelo’s David, Children of Men (2006) The World...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2017) 32 (1 (94)): 167–177.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the politi- cal is personal, what you are saying is that the inside and the outside — the individual and the world — are linked. For exam- ple, Cosmopolis draws on an analogy from my personal life. I was searching for a house in 2003, and the agents asked me whether I wanted a cosmopolitan...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 75–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
...”? Part of this discrepancy resulted from the rift between her highbrow pretensions and her decidedly middlebrow success. Glyn styled herself as a cosmopolitan intellectual and boasted of the Greek classics on her nightstand and her weekly Parisian-­style “salons.” The American...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 25 (3 (75)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... dancer, Billy Elliot presents the transition to neoliberalism as one from a repres- sive and repressed “masculine” past to a more tolerant, expressive, cosmopolitan, and “feminine” present through what I shall ulti- mately describe as a kind of national allegory that takes us from the strike...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 16 (3 (48)): 159–195.
Published: 01 December 2001
...- size her guile and her primitivism and to link strongly these attri- butes and her broad destructive influence to a vaguely ethnic and regional identity. In this respect, her pre-1922 persona repre- sented a balance between the cosmopolitan and the regional, two terms employed by Timothy Brennan in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 233–237.
Published: 01 May 1979
... essen- tial female sexuality in “Sexual Liberation and the Family.” An analysis of Cosmopolitan, taken as an example of a magazine directed toward the “moden liberated woman,” shows that this “stereotype” is built up of diverse and conflicting representations which are both progressive- in the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 25 (3 (75)): 29–67.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., multiculturalism, and bohemian idealism. These features of cosmopolitanism and empire, according to the film’s version of history, equally characterize our “global” moment. Asked about the setting of the film, Luhrmann responds, “it was such a great reflection of where we are now. So clearly a time of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 135–143.
Published: 01 September 2012
... viewing. Nazareth- based Eli Rezik’s short- form webmovies Living Alone without Me (Palestine, and Between Us Two (Palestine, part of a larger online series, suggest additional distribution alternatives. In Rezik’s vid- eos, set among cosmopolitan youth, social taboos such as religious...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 33–61.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Children, Ourselves” compares the care given by pro- vincial white parents with the cosmopolitan parents of color to endorse the Dunphys’ class stability. Claire buys into Alex’s argu- ment, as she and Phil leave to see Croctopus — a fictional spoof of the Syfy network’s disaster- schlockfestss. At...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 78–99.
Published: 01 January 1992
.... that point out and play out U.S. consumption of the global maps that include local and cosmopolitan lesbianisms. For example, between 1988 and 1990 two evocative collections edited by Ines Reider (and, for the first, Patricia Ruppelt) draw upon a similar though different...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 69–95.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., the music’s ability to conjure up China’s cosmopolitan past is problematized by its mobilization in twenty- rst- century Los Angeles. The songs do not merely call forth s Shanghai: they commemorate the effort to evoke that period, drawn as they are from that most tenuous of imagined...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 16 (3 (48)): 197–227.
Published: 01 December 2001
... childlessness. In the early years of her stardom, signs of childishness were represented through publicity and promotion to be indica- tive of Pickford’s “real self.” The actress was depicted as an inno- cent adolescent girl who practiced piano and obeyed her mother. Cosmopolitan’s “An Actress from...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 28–39.
Published: 01 December 1989
... formulations. Ester Carla De Miro, professor of film at the University of Genoa and a proponent of the avant-garde, reg- ularly writes for Cosmopolitan. There one finds some of her theoretical research on Marguerite Duras and Germaine Dulac. Roman film the- orist and critic...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 4–19.
Published: 01 January 1992
... general lesson,” Treichler writes, “is that if you don’t have a who as a coherent category of identity, what you do and how you do it may never be investigated.” An infamous 1988 Cosmopolitan magazine article on women and AIDS provides the starting point for Treichler’s consideration of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2005) 20 (3 (60)): 1–13.
Published: 01 December 2005
... by a perceived cultural decadence as the streets of the major cit- New Women of the Silent Screen  • 5 ies became scenes of dynamic cosmopolitan consumption. The modernity of the era was, however, short-lived. With the Japanese invasion of Manchuria in 1931, the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1990) 8 (1 (22)): 90–129.
Published: 01 January 1990
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2002) 17 (3 (51)): 31–69.
Published: 01 December 2002
... stations, where her impact and power on The Fifty-Fifty Club per- sisted unabated for many years, earning her frequent mention in national publications. Cosmopolitan magazine called her “A Mil- lion Dollar Dynamo,”11 while Ladies’ Home Journal featured her as “the Midwest’s most influential housewife...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 107–137.
Published: 01 September 2009
... because of its per- ceived flight from material realities (though this holds less true in Morocco).16 In exchange, however, Benlyazid’s film renders acutely visible aspects of the old, imperial city of Fez — actual, mythical, and aspirational — offering glimpses of the cosmopolitan legacy of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... description, the films made by the two major studios reflect the “cosmopolitan, border-crossing consciousness” of the producers and their common desire to forge a polished, technically sophisticated, modern cinema with cross-regional appeal.3 The Mandarin film industry of postwar Hong Kong...