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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 3. The blank substance of enjoyment filling the entire frame. La notte (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy/France, 1961) More
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 115–147.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Figure 3. The blank substance of enjoyment filling the entire frame. La notte (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy/France, 1961) ...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 175–183.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Soyoung Yoon Abstract This essay attends to the force of aggression in Carolee Schneemann's work, emphasizing the conflicts in the artist's representation of enjoyment, knowledge, and truth in her own body, with a focus on Up To and Including Her Limits (1973–76) and the underexplored text “Anti...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (1 (97)): 139–169.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., the author reads wer aesthetics as a response to cultural nationalism and a global queer discourse in military-resurgent Thailand. In its use of complicity as critique, wer aesthetics blurs the lines between capitulation and protest, abjection and enjoyment, thus revising how normativities...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 15–41.
Published: 01 May 1997
... attempts to reduce himself to nothing more than a tool of retribution for the Other, but also because he attempts to avoid his own enjoyment, what Lacan calls the “life-substance” or jouissance. In the obses- sional economy, enjoyment is a prerogative of the Other, which is to say...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (1 (37)): 6–30.
Published: 01 January 1996
... of enjoyment rather than of desire, in Zizek's words: "not the dead-symbolic father, but the father who is still alive- not yet 'transubstantiated' into a symbolic function Freud explains the relation between the dead and living fathers in Totem and Taboo when he elaborates the genealogy of conscience...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 82–88.
Published: 01 May 1988
... of this kind of ‘seeing “. . . or else he would recall the myth of Adam, who when God brought the creatures of Paradise before him to be distinguished and named, may have experienced to the fullest degree that intellectual enjoyment which Charcot praised so highly.” Two eyes: the eye...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (3 (51)): 149–179.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... Apparently, what it takes to make Rae angry is precisely the strange and inappropriate enjoyment Hughie takes 168 • Camera Obscura in her power: she looks enraged, not frightened, as she strikes him, her anger perhaps a cover for her own dangerous pleasure in power. And yet despite her...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (1 (52)): 188–190.
Published: 01 May 2003
... York: Routledge, 2002. Zipes, Jack. Breaking the Magic Spell: Radical Theories of Folk and Fairy Tales. Rev. and exp. ed. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2002. Zˇizˇek, Slavoj. For They Know Not What They Do: Enjoyment As a Political Factor. London: Verso, 2001. ...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 161–187.
Published: 01 December 2015
... between body and mind, which translates into a dualism — an oppositional relation between two positive elements, interchange- ably understood as commonsense dichotomies like instinct versus reason, sex versus love, enjoyment versus pleasure, and so forth. Writing about Breillat, Williams frames...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 89–115.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., defines the male followers of MLPFIM as an “accidental audience,” a viewership that represents “not a part of the predicted audience and differs sig- nificantly from them demographically.”8 While such audiences may have existed before and involved isolated adult enjoyment of media aimed...
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Camera Obscura (2024) 39 (1 (115)): 129–155.
Published: 01 May 2024
... is generically tied to comedy. Yet in this binaristic formation where play is met with labor and fun with unfun, comedy likewise hinges on its near opposite: horror. Expanding on this less enjoyable side of zaniness, Ngai homes in on the threat it poses; zaniness can lead not only to enjoyment and laughter...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 241–245.
Published: 01 December 1989
... long and arduous ccformation’’as in- tellectuals requires much sacrifice of enjoyment and renouncing of “the right to dream.” The female spectator as an emblem of subversive pleasure seems to me to be interesting as an extension of this history, rather than as a sign...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 323–327.
Published: 01 December 1989
... whose relation to film is far more conflicted and fragmentary than that of men. While it seems undeniable that the ideological concerns and attendant textual strategies of much of mainstream cinema force the female viewer into masochistic forms of enjoyment, to go further...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 101–141.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of an aggressively male- ­dominated perspective, Žižek turns this impotence of the power- less witness into a “possible experience of Sublime intense (sexual) enjoyment.”54 That is, instead of treating the gaze as an act of vio- lence sustained by the dominant ideological perspective, he argues...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 39–67.
Published: 01 December 2012
... are considered in absolute terms, and absolute terms expressed in narrative — especially Hollywood narrative — seem to necessitate familial metaphors. And familial metaphors in Hollywood cinema are always, at once and inevitably, questions of enjoyment as well as of origin. Andre Green notes...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 142–147.
Published: 01 December 1989
... of women in the cinematic mechanics of the organization of vision, desire and sexual difference. I think the problem of complicity, of participation and even enjoyment, announces the necessity for a psychoanalytic inquiry. Without this investigation into the forms...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 73–89.
Published: 01 January 1990
... that deflects the narrative from everyday life. Thus, the enjoyment of the individual scenes that have been meticulously observed and at- tractively staged and photographed is overlaid with an eagerness to find a solution to the “mystery.” Inserted into a suspense-generating plot...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... (maledominated) remix communities began using the Internet How to Suppress Women’s Remix  •  133 to draw attention to their work. AnimeMusicVideos.org, a commu- nity for “the creation, discussion, and general enjoyment” of anime music videos (AMVs), was launched in 2000...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 175–183.
Published: 01 September 2017
....” Another participant had a particularly enjoyable time during a playthrough in which the drivers knew the puppets and made them say and do “hilarious” things. During some playthroughs drivers decided between themselves to play cooperatively toward a particular end- ing, while others attempted...