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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 (1993) 11 (1 (31)): 96–119.
Published: 01 May 1993
... of television entertainment it is in fact highly dependent on them, specifically in its use of an ideology of the family to construct crime. Within the larger history of network programming, the norm of the white nuclear family 99 has provided one of the most enduring and flexible models...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 42–75.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Eithne Johnson Copyright © 1994 by Indiana University Press 1994 Theresa Saldana in Confessions of Crime. Lifetime’s Feminine Psychographic Space and the “Mystery Loves Company” Series Eitbne Johnson Since its debut in 1984, Lifetime Television has been carving a niche...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 117–127.
Published: 01 January 1988
... Hollywood cine• ma. Raymond Bellour has effectively demonstrated, in fact, that a "slide from the familial into the conjugal," with its constitution of the couple and harmonious institution of closure, structures the cinematic narrative from start to finish. 1 But television soap opera...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 155–189.
Published: 01 September 2002
... life” and the television news in Strange Days represent this racist equation through Jeriko’s and King’s “automatic” rela- tionship to crime that will “produce” more crime. Even if a black male becomes the victim of a crime, as in Jeriko One’s and King’s cases, his status as victim cannot...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 125–155.
Published: 01 September 2015
... on intersections of race, gender, television, and the South between 1950 and 1980. © 2015 by Camera Obscura 2015 Figure 1. “Andy Discovers America,” season 3, episode 23 of The Andy Griffith Show (CBS, 1960 – 68), 4 March 1963 Comic Relief: The Andy Griffith Show, White Southern Sheriffs...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 128–153.
Published: 01 January 1988
... in which the attempt to define masculinity is a crucial issue, often taking precedence over the specific crimes portrayed." As the focus shifts from problems of crime to questions of identity within familial and social roles, these television series move into the realm of melodrama. Crime and social...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 132–145.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Jane Feuer Copyright © 1994 by Indiana University Press 1994 Prisolzers of Wedlock (Lifetime, 1991) Feminism on Lifetime: Yuppie TV for the Nineties Jane Feuer The idea that a text alters its “horizon” upon each re-reading is crucial to literary criticism, particularly...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 167–177.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... Vohra’s filmsPartners in Crime (India, 2011), Morality TV and the Loving  Jehad (India, 2008), Q2P (India, 2006), Cosmopo- lis (India, 2004), and Unlimited Girls (India, 2002) address contem- porary issues of gender politics, cultural politics, and social hier- archy. They also interrogate...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 4–35.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Martin on television; in the sequence of Polaroid self-portraits in the bedroom of Buffalo Bill’s first victim; and, most pointedly, in the set of police photographs taken of the victim under examination in the funeral parlor. Like the photographs of flayed female corpses...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 32–48.
Published: 01 September 1995
.... Retiring dejectedly to the next room, he settles before the TV to watch James Stewart marry the woman of his dreams in a segment from It’s A Wonderful Life. Later, taking Simone to the pier for a walk, he pushes her about, lecturing her on relationships between men and women...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 109–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Lisa Nakamura Images of biometric screens are becoming increasingly common in television and film, particularly in genres such as police procedurals, “terror” television programs, and medical dramas. Digital surveillant screens establish and produce authority and scientific truths about national...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (1 (64)): 77–111.
Published: 01 May 2007
... for David Locke ( Jack Nicholson), a television journalist who is believed to be dead, and those hunting for Robertson (Charles Mulvehill), an arms dealer who is believed to be still alive, almost meet, miss- ing each other by only a few minutes. During this crucial inter- 102  •  Camera Obscura...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2015
... with a cocky stride and a flashy presence. He is a “modern boy,” the Korean version of a Western dandy. Modern Boy is among a group of media representations of Kyung-­Sung released in the late 2000s. Other examples include the TV drama Kyung-­Sung Scandal (KBS, 2010) and films such as Private...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 29–67.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., male and female, grin, hold leashes, and give the thumbs-up like practiced sadists. The first thing to note about Morris’s presentation of these familiar images is that unlike the versions that appeared in news- papers, on television, or in any of the Web sites that contain them, the ones...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 36–53.
Published: 01 September 1991
... tongue; Hannibal enacts murders through bars and cages, through minds. Prisons come in all shapes and sizes and while Hannibal’s is a restricted area equipped with a screen playing a TV evangelist at high volume, Starling is stuck inside her head, her body...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 169–177.
Published: 01 January 1988
...Andrew Ross Th e Mary Tyl er Mo ore Show Book Reviews All In The Family: On David Morley's Family Television: Cultural Power and Domestic Leisure (London: Comedia, 1986); and Philip Simpson's (editor), Parents Talking Television (London: Comedia...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 158–160.
Published: 01 September 1995
.... No. 35; pp. 87-106. Farred, Grant No Way Out of the Menaced Society: Loyalty within the Boundedness of Race. No. 35; pp. 7-24. Feuer, Jane Feminism on Lifetime: Yuppie TV for the Nineties. No. 33-34; pp. 133-146. Flinn, Caryl...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 76–101.
Published: 01 May 1994
... of signification’s “blossoming,” expansion, and death. A friend of mine, whom I met the year Laura Mulvey published “Visual Pleasure,” had to get home to watch Veronica Clare.2 I, too, tapped into the infinite of television, fascinated by my friend’s fasci- nation with this tall, blonde, austerely...
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Camera Obscura (1999) 14 (3 (42)): 4–29.
Published: 01 September 1999
... world, Garrison cannot escape the ubiquitous presence of the media, which surfaces as a persistent barrage of TV news coverage, radio reports, and newspaper articles. Scenes are frequently linked by sound bridges in which the voices of reporters provide updates on the Superboy incident. Television...