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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Minh-Ha T. Pham This essay closely considers the political limits and possibilities of fashion-themed blogs. Specifically, the author examines the ways in which such blogs are everyday cultural sites that are framed by and can potentially reframe neoliberal relations of culture, technology, and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Heidi Brevik-Zender Sofia Coppola's film Marie Antoinette (US, 2006) is about fashion and the construction of feminine identity — but not those of ancien-régime France. Rather, it is a modern consideration of contemporary sartorial networks that reflects an ironic twenty-first-century attitude that...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 27–59.
Published: 01 September 2016
... not only this twenty-first-century form of comedy but also in modes of self-fashioning in neoliberal times. Rebecca Wanzo is an associate professor of women, gender, and sexuality studies at Washington University in St. Louis. She is the author of The Suffering Will Not Be Televised: African...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2018) 33 (2 (98)): 161–195.
Published: 01 September 2018
... female beautification. With a wardrobe that anticipated the ready-to-wear women’s fashions she went on to create, Fox costume designer Bonnie Cashin refashioned Tierney into an “all-American” war-time working woman. Copyright © 2018 Camera Obscura 2018 female stardom costuming Bonnie Cashin...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 1–37.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Anne Kustritz While Battlestar Galactica reinvigorated the science fiction genre by representing contemporary political problems in a complex, often radical fashion, the series also makes visible a new articulation of eugenic thinking. Postmodern eugenics repurposes turn-of-the-twentieth-century...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2013
... writings as a poet, an aspect of her career that has been both dismissed and ignored yet that has great relevance to her films. Fifth, it argues for Deren's recognition as a design and fashion icon and theorist. Finally, the article discusses Barbara Hammer's film Maya Deren's Sink (US, 2011), an homage to...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 33–65.
Published: 01 December 2013
... a local appreciation of film through film festivals, associations with business and civic organizations, libraries and educational institutions, and radio broadcasts. In particular, through its monthly publication of film reviews, the Cleveland Cinema Club fashioned a reform-oriented spectator whose...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... musical fashions such as American rock and roll, swing, mambo, calypso, and cha-cha. Her performances stand out as key sites for the cinematic remediation of foreign musical styles, channeling and absorbing their connotations of otherness, exoticism, and sensuality. Moreover, Mambo Girl catalyzed a far...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 149–183.
Published: 01 December 2014
... imperial modernity. The essay concludes with a consideration of how the film seems to screen such fantasies of racial modernity with its scenes of dancing, fashionable Asian Americans. But, the author asks, why does the exuberance generated by these set pieces feel so uncanny? How do these screen fantasies...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 181–201.
Published: 01 September 1991
...- ing whereby “the economic life of the commodity imping[es] upon its life as an object of cultural significance.”20 More recently, a duality has been located in feminist responses to consumer culture and fashion culture in particular. As Gaines notes, the beginning of the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1986) 5 (3 (15)): 36–65.
Published: 01 December 1986
... particularly interested in the representation of androids (or aliens: the non-human that is compared with the human) in these highly designed movies where they are modeled on an androgynous female type designated as ideal, or the embodiment of fashion. In a number of these films...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2004) 19 (1 (55)): 198–199.
Published: 01 May 2004
.... Women Filmmakers: Refocusing. New York: Routledge, 2003. MacDonald, Margaret F., Susan Grace Galassi, and Aileen Ribeiro, with Patricia de Montfort. Whistler, Women, and Fashion. New York: The Frick Collection, 2003. Nelmes, Jill, ed. An Introduction to Film Studies. 3d ed. New York...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1990) 8 (2 (23)): 4–7.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Lynn Spigel Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Editorial I watched Sabrina on TV and William Holden and Audrey Hepburn looked so old. It seemed so old fashioned talking about Long Island and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 3–27.
Published: 01 September 1985
... change positions repeatedly, groping for sexual identity in a carnival of representation that ultimately leads us back to Petra von Kant the fashion designer, or, in Tim Corrigan’s words, the “designer of appearances,” the “mistress of representations The indefinable nature of social and sexual...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 155–160.
Published: 01 September 2012
... fashion ensembles of the ctional American personality Carrie Bradshaw of HBO’s Sex and the City – My goal herein is to address the construction of male homo- sexuality in Fox’s Bubble in contrast with its presentation in the artist Sharif Waked’s short lm, Chic Point (Palestine, Exam...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2000) 15 (2 (44)): 41–73.
Published: 01 September 2000
... into a product of cultural poaching, a matter of continuous acts of self- fashioning and refashioning. The eternal recurrence of the new “fashion,” in fact, appears to have replaced what formerly had cir- culated under the rubric of identity...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 277–278.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... Critical Moves: Dance Studies in Theory and Politics by Randy Martin. Duke UP, 1998. 278 Toni Morrison: Contemporary World Writers by Jill Matus. Manchester UP, 1998. British Fashion Design: Rag Trade or Image lndustry? by Angela McRobbie. Routledge, 1998...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 15 (3 (45)): 266–268.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Institute, 1999. Berry, Sarah. Screen Style: Fashion and Femininity in 1930s Hollywood. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2000. Buchanan, Ian. Deleuzism: A Metacommentary. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2000. Desser...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2003) 18 (3 (54)): 212–214.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., Women, and Fashion. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press in association with the Frick Collection, New York, 2003. McCaughey, Martha, and Michael D. Ayers, eds. Cyberactivism: Online Activism in Theory and Practice. New York: Routledge, 2003. Neale, Steve, ed. Genre and Contemporary...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 321–322.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Meaning, and is currently revising her dissertation, “The Fashion(ing) of Marcel Du- champ: Authorship, Gender, Postmodernism,” for publication as a book. Vicky Lebeau is Lecturer in English at the University of Sussex where she is completing a doctoral thesis on...