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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 106–128.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Robert von Dassanowsky Leni Riefenstahl in Tiefland "Wherever you may run, you cannot escape him": Leni Riefenstahl's Self-Reflection and Romantic Transcendence of Nazism in Tiefland Robert von Dassanowsky The discussion over the always-provocative topic of Leni...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 108–143.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and in contemporary German and Austrian literature and film. Escape Fantasy (The Princess and the Warrior, dir. Tom Tykwer, Germany, 2000). Courtesy X-Verleih Melodrama’s Other: Entrapment and Escape in the Films of Tom Tykwer Heidi Schlipphacke The closing tableau of each of German filmmaker...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 95–123.
Published: 01 September 2020
... a transnational countercultural stance in various uses of setting by concentrating on the notion of escape in a theoretical framework that draws on the work of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, José Muñoz, and Marc Augé. In the context of the study, the production of alternative spaces in queer cinema is treated...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 27–59.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to define herself is not one determined by the history of white supremacy. These programs hinge on immobility as a mode of being. Depicting female subjects who will never entirely escape abjection, these shows also highlight racial and class-based differences in the embrace of not only this twenty-first...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 155–165.
Published: 01 September 2016
... with a number of related key terms such as privacy, invisibility, and security, Blas and Gaboury propose instead that the weaponization of the face can serve as a means to escape from the oppressive logic that attempts to control it, thus transforming the face into what is unknown, unidentified, or opaque...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (2 (98)): 139–159.
Published: 01 September 2018
... reallyism : a nonce word meant to signal, through the prosthetic addition of a cheeky syllable, the both/and of genuine realism as augmented by ly rical (or sil ly ) escapes from it. Where the “reallyism” of limited cel animation is more particularly concerned, formal repetition and banality make present...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 149–153.
Published: 01 September 2016
... has recently been exhibited at Whitechapel Gallery, London; the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City; and Transmediale, Berlin. He has two forthcoming books: Escaping the Face , an artist monograph to be published by Rhizome and Sternberg Press...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 226–242.
Published: 01 May 1997
... long bloodied cords between body and brains. Galloway (Neath Hunter), the female helicopter pilot, tries to escape in the helicopter only to be consumed by the carnosaur inside. The insistent focus on her hand frantically but impotently trying to maneuver the joystick as she is attacked...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (1 (64)): 181–185.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Einchorn) just before the family left Vienna to escape Nazi occupation. The photos were intended as a record of Freud’s workspace in his Vienna home; from these images, family and friends reconstructed his office in Camera Obscura 64, Volume 22, Number 1 doi 10.1215/02705346-2006-024  ©...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 158–184.
Published: 01 May 1995
... of the series, Vietnam is both an escape from "the world" and its inevitable futures of marriage and babies, but also a place where the world reconstructs itself in the quasi-familial structure of life in the military.8 In this way, China Beach offers a representation, unique...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 71–103.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., her relationship to the family and to a family of her own. When Dolly escapes the Manigault family, and in so doing disappears from Manigault’s record books, the essay returns to the runaway notice in order to consider the tradition of public communication to which the text belongs...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 121–127.
Published: 01 December 1989
... prey to certain Derridean notions and strategies that I now find equally problematic. I tended to think of failure more in terms of force-the escape from a determined force of signification-than in terms of signification, of failure as that which allowed the subject...
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Camera Obscura (1986) 5 (3 (15)): 6–35.
Published: 01 December 1986
... could find no escape, we can see in Rosemary’s Baby the radical beginning of patriarchal failure: of paternity refused, denied, abandoned, hated; of patriarchy simultaneously terrified and terroriz- ing in the fact of its increasing impotence; of patriarchy maddened...
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Camera Obscura (1980) 2 (3 (6)): 42–49.
Published: 01 December 1980
... to express it, to make it come into being; and secondly, so that the meaning should appear and be expressed at the same time outside them. Done there, expressed there, and said here-so that the expression should partly escape them. If the oral scenario stated, for example: “Anne-Marie...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 131–157.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., the limits of hospitality to the other, and the processes of integration and alienation of both refugees and migrants, the actual spaces of the home rarely constitute the object of analysis.7 Where home and reproductive activities are discussed, they are often framed as something to escape from...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (3 (30)): 58–75.
Published: 01 May 1992
... and seriously injured. Upon regaining consciousness, he finds himself face to face with Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates), who informs him of his narrow escape from death, his injuries, her treatment, and the fact that he is virtually trapped in her house, the blizzard having knocked down telephone...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (3 (30)): 76–91.
Published: 01 May 1992
.... Retrospectively we can see that this sliding signifier serves to initiate a chain of hermeneutic delusion, from which we cannot escape unscathed. One way of inter- preting the film is to say that it is precisely about the perilous nature of interpretation; it warns us against the hermeneutic impulse...
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Camera Obscura (1980) 2 (3 (6)): 122–152.
Published: 01 December 1980
... exotic-lookmg children named Carmen and Tito, some postcards, and a record with Hawaiian songs. Ruth’s work is unappealing and boring. She shares nothing with the other women and finds her only escape in an occasional dness which grants her a free day. The monotony...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 129–157.
Published: 01 December 2005
... with Hayakawa in their roadster, and joining him in teaching jujitsu to the Los Angeles police department.2 Though she never entirely escaped the overwhelming discourses of Orientalism, Aoki came to be a model of cultural as well as racial adaptability, all wrapped up in an unthreatening, chic...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 35–71.
Published: 01 September 2005
... on her own in a gas-station toilet. Leaving her child behind to be taken care of by worried adults, Andreia tries to go on alone and later faints in a nearby forest. Her story is told in parallel to that of Ricardo and Pedro, two boys who have likewise escaped from a different institutional home...