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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 73–101.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Originally published in harlemworld: Metropolis as Metaphor (New York: Studio Museum of Harlem, 2004) Courtesy of the artist “Of la Baker, I Am a Disciple”: The Diva Politics of Reception Jeanne Scheper The US expatriate performer Josephine Baker (1906 – 75), who lived primarily...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the Diva: Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle Introduction: The Good, the Bad, and the Fabulous; or, The Diva Issue Strikes Back Alexander Doty Since putting issue 65 (aka: “Fabulous! Divas, Part 1”) “to bed,” as they say, there has been quite a bit of diva activity to report. Origi- nally...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 47–67.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Michael DeAngelis With Russell Crowe character attributes that might code the star as a narcissistic diva are recontextualized, constructing an authentic figure whose occasional acting out enhances his masculinity rather than feminizing him. This article contrasts the notion of the performer...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 69–87.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Melissa Bradshaw “Devouring the Diva” explores the drives that push us to pursue, consume, and destroy the diva, arguing for a reading of the diva as a figure of feminine gendering and as a stand-in for the fetishized mother whom we ambivalently adore, mourn, and hate. Through an analysis...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 146–150.
Published: 01 May 2008
... at the Movies (2004) and Queer Images: A History of Gay and Lesbian Film in America (2006). Vincent Price and Me: Imagining the Queer Male Diva Harry M. Benshoff I do not know when I first became aware of Vincent Price, but by the age of ten I had developed an intense fixation on him...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 165–171.
Published: 01 May 2008
... editor of Camera Obscura since 2004. The Dandy Diva Andrea Fontenot The dandy and the diva have grown up together. They meet in eighteenth-century England and France, and by the end of the nineteenth century they have become a well-established dyad. Every dandy has his favorite diva...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 194–199.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Hotel in the Angel universe and learn to stake those pesky vampires. Ruby Red and Emerald Green: The Queer Demon Diva of My Dreams Lorrie Palmer What is a woman to do when she falls, and falls hard, for a green- skinned, red-eyed, seriously horned, nattily dressed, 6'2" male diva...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (2 (56)): 47–73.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Frank Darabont, US, 1994) Diva Traffic and Male Bonding in Film: Teaching Opera, Learning Gender, Race, and Nation Charles I. Nero In the influential Between Men, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick points to “male homosocial desire” as the potentially erotic “continuum between homosocial...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 165–195.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Brett Farmer Camera Obscura 2005 Brett Farmer is a senior lecturer in cultural studies at the University of Melbourne. He is the author of Spectacular Passions: Cinema, Fantasy, Gay Male Spectatorships (Duke University Press, 2000) and is currently writing a new book on gay diva...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2007
...-mama of Us All: Divas and the Cultural Logic of Late Ca(m)pitalism Edward R. O’Neill I was never erotic. I was snotty. — Marlene Dietrich, Marlene First you’re another sloe-eyed vamp, then someone’s mother, then you’re camp. —  Stephen Sondheim, “I’m Still Here” Performative...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 39–71.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of Oz in the musical Wicked. Photo courtesy of Joan Marcus Wicked Divas, Musical Theater, and Internet Girl Fans Stacy Wolf Voice [of the “Diva”] is important, but like the scent of a flower it must be attached to beauty to be complete. And beauty is that undefinable charm...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 103–123.
Published: 01 September 2007
...” and “Gossip's Stages: Theatre, Scandal, and Sexuality.” Publicity still of Joan Van Ark On the Bubble: The Soap Opera Diva’s Ambivalent Orbit Nick Salvato “To Be Fabulous” In a 2006 phone interview with two of her fans, the actress Joan Van Ark gestured, quite unintentionally, toward...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 113–143.
Published: 01 May 2008
... with the figure of the tragic mulatto as instances of queer pleasure, both self-shattering and subject forming. In so doing, the essay pays tribute to that tragic mulatto as a spectacular mulata and diva. The spectacular mulata diva summons queer subjectivities; furthermore, she betrays larger national...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 11–45.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Shane Vogel This essay examines Lena Horne's reputation in the first half of her career as a reserved, refined, and affectively distant diva. Approaching her performance of aloofness—communicated and enacted both on film and in live cabaret shows—as an acute response to the interracial intimacy...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Introduction: There’s Something about Mary Alexander Doty I was trained by the Catholic Church to be a diva worshipper. In pre – Vatican II days, at least, the Cult of the Blessed Virgin Mary was what seemed to set Catholicism apart from other Christian religions. Though long estranged from...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 183–184.
Published: 01 May 2006
... 2006 Call for Papers Camera Obscura is planning a special issue titled Fabulous! The Diva Issue.   From actual goddesses to twenty-first century divinities in film, television, and popular music, the figure of the diva has captivated, inspired, and appalled. She (and, maybe, he...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 234–235.
Published: 01 December 2005
... for manuscript preparation. For more information, please contact one of the editors or the Camera Obscura editorial office (cameraobscura@ filmstudies.ucsb.edu; 805-893-6079). Call for Papers Camera Obscura is planning a special issue titled Fabulous! The Diva Issue.   From actual goddesses to twenty...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 236–237.
Published: 01 December 2005
... for manuscript preparation. For more information, please contact one of the editors or the Camera Obscura editorial office (cameraobscura@ filmstudies.ucsb.edu; 805-893-6079). Call for Papers Camera Obscura is planning a special issue titled Fabulous! The Diva Issue.   From actual goddesses to twenty...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 196–197.
Published: 01 September 2005
...! The Diva Issue. From actual goddesses to twenty-fi rst century divinities in fi lm, television, and popular music, the fi gure of the diva has captivated, inspired, and appalled. She (and, maybe, he?) is larger-than-life and carries with her the cultural and psychic baggage of individuals...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 198–199.
Published: 01 September 2005
...! The Diva Issue. From actual goddesses to twenty-fi rst century divinities in fi lm, television, and popular music, the fi gure of the diva has captivated, inspired, and appalled. She (and, maybe, he?) is larger-than-life and carries with her the cultural and psychic baggage of individuals...