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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 113–143.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Hiram Perez Building on feminist and queer scholarship on the relationship of film spectatorship to subjectivity, this essay conjectures subaltern spectatorships of the two US film adaptations of Fannie Hurst's 1933 novel Imitation of Life as a means of tracing the impossibly entangled discourses...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (2 (44)): 177–201.
Published: 01 September 2000
... forms of diversity right there under his nose. The film highlights in many ways such willful blindness to difference, as characters isolate themselves within modern apartment dwellings, even as African music follows them through the walls. Fanny Fink...
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Camera Obscura (1999) 14 (3 (42)): 124–159.
Published: 01 September 1999
... American Imaginary into the domestic (melo)drama. This article maps out the "frontier-within" by examining the tre• mendously popular film Fried Green Tomatoes (dir. Jon Avnet, 1991) and Fannie Flagg's novel from which the film was adapted, Fried Green Tomatoes at the...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 159–166.
Published: 01 January 1990
... Western misappro- priations of non-Western cultures, Ms. Muller-Vohwinkel (Irm Her- mann), a school teacher whosejnability to see beyond her Baedeker guide’s descriptions of the terrain and sights relegates her to the status of the tourist-incarnate, Fanny Ziegfeld...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (2 (44)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2000
... insensitivity. The search for Mr. Right is made urgent by a sense of age; in Dörrie’s Keiner liebt mich [Nobody loves me] (1994), the main character Fanny Fink (Maria Schrader) says, “I’m turning thirty this year. And you know the saying, a woman over thirty is...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 149–183.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Low (Nancy Kwan) bursts out from behind a curtain, her dance moves brimming with moxie and energy as she performs a fan dance – striptease to her signature tune, “Fan Tan Fanny.” While each of the interna- tional Chinese women had her charms, this Chinese American woman signals her...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 197–227.
Published: 01 December 2001
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., Zhen, now heavily pregnant, is being interviewed for entry into law school. Her interviewers (played by Fanny Kee, Ken Sun, and Kenneth Paul Tan) begin The Minor Transnationalism of Queer Asian Cinema  • 43 Figures 2 – 3. Kewpie dolls representing the protagonist’s unwanted...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 37–61.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and historical discourse. DuVernay has admitted her keen awareness of Nash s cen- trality to the civil rights movement, explaining in an interview with NPR s Amy Goodman that Diane Nash deserves her own film. 18 Certainly the same can be said of Coretta Scott King, not to mention Fannie Lou Hamer...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (3 (57)): 23–55.
Published: 01 December 2004
... (Barbra Streisand playing Fanny Brice; James Cagney playing George M. Cohan); having the star subject dub the singing voice of the actor playing him or her (e.g., film or television biographies of Al Jolson, Judy Gar- land, and Tina Turner); casting an actor who bears a close physi- cal...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 39–71.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: The Wicked Diva as Character and Actor The diva character is a mainstay of musical theater. From Mama Rose (Gypsy) to Dolly Levi (Hello, Dolly from Fanny Brice (Funny Girl) to Sally Bowles (Cabaret), the strong, unique woman with a powerful voice appears regularly on the Broadway stage. Mark...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 1–39.
Published: 01 December 2009
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (3 (51)): 31–69.
Published: 01 December 2002
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 119–163.
Published: 01 September 2005