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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 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 2007) 22 (3 (66)): 171–178.
Published: 01 December 2007
... restitution when one considers the National Archive of Egyptian Film’s (NAEF ) laborious work on the nitrate negative materials for the flm. The actress Hafez produced the flm frst as a silent and then in a sound version, writing a score and directing the sound segments several years later because...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 155–160.
Published: 01 September 2012
... conflict continues to shadow any vision of what a peaceful reality might look like. Thus it is increasingly difficult to speak of sexual politics without reference to grander institutional schemas. Omar Kholeif is an Egyptian-born, UK-based writer and curator. He is currently curator at FACT (Foundation...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2003) 18 (3 (54)): 41–69.
Published: 01 December 2003
... dreamy, quirky documentary about the defunct Leb- anese railway: Train/Trains (Lebanon, 1998), by Rania Stephan. A deconstructive and homoerotic portrait of the Armenian Egyptian photographer Van Leo: Her + Him Van Leo (Lebanon, 2002), by Akram Zaatari. Activism As I will discuss in the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2000) 15 (1 (43)): 1–43.
Published: 01 May 2000
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2003) 18 (2 (53)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2003
... experience of its strangeness expressed in terms of the problem of forming a picture. It was as though to make sense of it meant to stand back and make a drawing or take a photograph of it. . . . “Every year that passes,” an Egyptian wrote, “you see thousands of Europeans traveling all over the world...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2005) 20 (2 (59)): 73–117.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., and supersti- tious East. The distinction was a relatively common one in nine- teenth-century Western texts, and examples are thus not hard to find. Rana Kabbani, for instance, has published excerpts from E. W. Lane’s An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians that imply a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1977) 1 (2 (2)): 50–66.
Published: 01 September 1977
... transform the phan- tasy into an ob-ject-placed in front of, displayed to the eye, in the man- ner ofrepresentations ofthe Egyptian goddess Mut;' this vulture-headed mother goddess was usually represented by the Egyptians with a phallus; her body was female, as the breasts indicated...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 145–153.
Published: 01 September 2012
... #28;lmmakers and scholars who denounced this Brand Israel- tainted “celebration” of their city; Jane Fonda, who movingly expressed her heartfelt doubts about our wording, but did not withdraw her name; the brave Egyptian producer Sherif Mandour of Heliopolis, who joined me (but at an in#28;nitely...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 149–157.
Published: 01 December 2012
... housing projects of a community in north London de#28;ne a backdrop of gang violence and Egyptian- Islamic mores around which two brothers struggle to shape their masculinity and sexuality. Beyond using setting as a visual metaphor for character emotions or motivations, El Hosaini spins the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1988) 6 (2 (17)): 155–168.
Published: 01 May 1988
... place under the pre- siding deity of a sphinx, whom we see in the opening sequence of every show, perched on top of the playhouse, shifting his or her head and smiling knowingly. It’s as much an American as an Egyptian or Greek sphinx, because its head resembles the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 159–191.
Published: 01 December 2008
... If the Prince of Atlantis must be restored to the throne that his uncle has usurped, for instance, Hercules may very well help him regain the throne, but he may also help our overly shy prince in his romance with the exotic Egyptian princess who happens to be visiting the Atlantic court...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 18–54.
Published: 01 May 1992
... pro- motional film, includes a sequence on X-ray technology that clearly illustrates this agenda. A mummy case removed from an Egyptian tomb is X-rayed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art laboratory, making its entire contents “visible without the removal of a single wrapping...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2009) 24 (1 (70)): 7–35.
Published: 01 May 2009
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 139–159.
Published: 01 September 2009
... abject after the child acquires 148  •  Camera Obscura sphincteral training and learns to map its clean and proper body. Hence the reduction of an archaic parthenogenic mother like the North American mythic Spider Woman to the Egyptian Sphinx (from the back-formation sphingein, the same...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2014) 29 (2 (86)): 59–83.
Published: 01 September 2014
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1993) 11 (1 (31)): 48–70.
Published: 01 May 1993
... Old Testament and the precedent of the Jewish, monotheistic rejection of Egyptian iconology was influential. Pietz emphasizes that the coming into being of the concept of the fetish was necessarily in conjunction with “the emergent aaiculation of the ideology of the commodity form.”14 W.J.T...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2002) 17 (1 (49)): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of men violating Section 3 [a prohibition against importing or procuring women for ‘immoral purposes’] include the fol- lowing: Egyptian, French, Chinese, Belgian, Spanish, Japanese, Greek, Slavish, Hungarian, Italian, and Russian.”21 In his analysis of immigration documents, Jeremiah Jenks...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2008