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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 97–125.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Cynthia Chris In 1916, a celebrated artists' model named Audrey Munson appeared in her second film, Purity . Munson's film career and the film itself are little known. This essay shows that this particular film played a role, heretofore unacknowledged, in the development of National Board of Review...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 135–150.
Published: 01 May 1979
... repress the feminine voice and to eradicate all expression of difference that is undefined in relation to this superior discourse. A short description of the diegesis at this point will facilitate further discussion: Cynthia Darrington (Katherine Hepburn), an avi- atrix, falls in love with a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2003) 18 (2 (53)): 152–153.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Prison Nation: The Warehousing of America’s Poor. New York: Routledge, 2003. James, Nick. Heat. London: British Film Institute, 2002. Kellner, Douglas. Media Spectacle. New York: Routledge, 2003. Knight, Denise D., and Cynthia J. Davis, eds. Approaches to Teaching Gilman’s “The Yellow Wall...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2000) 15 (1 (43)): 192–193.
Published: 01 May 2000
.... Freccero, Carla. Popular Culture: An Introduction. New York: New York University Press, 1999. Freeland, Cynthia A. The Naked and the Undead: Evil and the Appeal of Horror. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2000. Gagneur, Louise M. The Nihilist...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 181–183.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Cynthia Chris Censoring Purity. No. 79: pp. 97 – 125 Kathleen Collins A Kitchen of One’s Own: The Paradox of Dione Lucas. No. 80: pp. 1 – 23 Chris Dumas On Film Studies and the Unconscious. No. 81: pp. 39 – 67 Victor Fan The Poetics of Addiction: Stardom, “Feminized” Spectatorship, and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 21–31.
Published: 01 May 1979
... Hollywood film”] and a resolution instead to play out the discourse of the woman to the bitter end” (p. 7). In Christopher Strong it manifests itself in final suicide on a solo flight, as Cynthia watches her past life and the impossible contradictions between her...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 2014
... different worlds, cinematic and cultural. Note 1. A version of this public lecture has been published as Patricia White, “Global Flows of Women’s Cinema: Nadine Labaki and Female Authorship,” in Media Authorship, ed. Cynthia Chris and David A. Gerstner (London: Routledge, 2013...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 173–181.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her publications include Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Américas , coedited with Cynthia Bejarano (Duke University Press, forthcoming, 2010); MeXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands (University of California Press...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 65–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Pamela Des Barres and Cynthia Plaster Caster (born Cynthia Albritton), nar- rate and authenticate Hendrix’s life and alleged performance. In one scene on the DVD, aptly titled “Pamela and Cynthia,” the two women sit flanking...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 165–171.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... 5. Emily Rems, interview with David Johansen, BUST, August/ September 2006, 17. The Dandy Diva  •  171 6. See Karen Loftus, “Shane’s Sense of Style: Talking Fashion, Sex, and Politics with the L Word’s Resident Stylist Cynthia...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 129–153.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Cynthia Bailey immediately put out 136  •  Camera Obscura those fiery accusations by constantly reasserting that, regardless of how the models dressed or how inexperienced they were, it did not diminish their place as valuable black women. Still, Gray’s point raises an important question: Is...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2013) 28 (1 (82)): 125–133.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... Cynthia Ellen Harrison, Women’s Movement Media: A Source Guide (New York: Bowker, 1975). 15. Kirsten Grimstad and Susan Rennie, The New Woman’s Survival Sourcebook (New York: Knopf, 1975). 16. Interviews by Barbara Halpern Martineau, 1974 – 75, 12 October 1974, Ariel Dougherty...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 25 (3 (75)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... judgment. As Cynthia Weber rightly points out, then, if there is a crisis of masculinity in this film, it is Jacky’s, and it is in its manipulation of our response to him that we most clearly discern the limits of its sympathy for the miners, since he occupies a pivotal position in the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (3 (27)): 54–75.
Published: 01 September 1991
... before it began (according to national polls), were so many finally convinced to support it? Cynthia Enloe’s study, Does Khaki Become You?, stresses the im- portance of appealing to women in the perpetuation of militarized societies. She writes: Militaries...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2004) 19 (3 (57)): 23–55.
Published: 01 December 2004
... performance. The producers of The Karen Carpenter Story widely publi- cized their casting of a thin, small-boned actress (Cynthia Gibb) as Karen, claiming she wore padding during the scenes depicting Carpenter’s years before the onset of anorexia. Although there are a couple of shots of Gibb’s...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1995) 12 (2 (35)): 52–84.
Published: 01 May 1995
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2003) 18 (2 (53)): 27–55.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Cynthia J. Fuchs has described how the interracial buddy film has emerged as a visual space for the assertion of “‘hypermasculinity,’ a reac- tion against perceived incursions of the feminine.”11 Yet, ulti- mately, I believe that Elijah’s association with the medium of the comic book provides our best...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2010
... as cameras, computers, and musi- cal instruments, it is necessary to consider how discourses of tech- nology connect with those of gender in order to understand why this belief of girls’ nonengagement with mediamaking persists. As Cynthia Cockburn argues, “Technology enters into our...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 119–159.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to create a film that ultimately has more complexity than a single-­genre pic- ture. Cynthia Erb argues that the 1933 King Kong (dir. Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, US) succeeded because of its multiple generic registers, including adventure film, romance, and horror film.36 I am...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1999) 14 (3 (42)): 70–95.
Published: 01 September 1999