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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2006) 21 (2 (62)): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2006
... drag in Mildred Pierce (dir. Michael Curtiz, US, 1945) Joan Crawford’s Padded Shoulders: Female Masculinity in Mildred Pierce Robert J. Corber For those who consider the role of Mildred Pierce key to Joan Crawford’s star image, the following story may be hard to believe. In...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 81–109.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Susan Richmond A video produced by Lynda Benglis in 1973, Female Sensibility features the artist in a lesbian liaison with her friend and colleague, Marilyn Lenkowsky. This essay suggests that aspects of the video's content indicate that the artist intended this liaison to be an ironic enactment of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2013) 28 (2 (83)): 77–107.
Published: 01 September 2013
... article looks at these documentaries to explore black female subjectivity, with the trope of adoption acting as an organizing narrative principle. Adoption is treated as a metaphor of sorts, and one that might dislocate the primacy of traditional moralizing about what it means (not) to be a mother. In...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2013) 28 (2 (83)): 151–175.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and is completing his dissertation, titled “Postfeminist Technologies: Digital Media and Cultural Industries of Choice.” His work has appeared in Spectator and several anthologies. © 2013 by Camera Obscura 2013 Figure 1. Pattie Maes, 2008. Courtesy of Pattie Maes Female Labor and Digital Media...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 238–261.
Published: 01 January 1992
... Female Bodyscape Giuliana Bruno The world panorama . . . towers in the arcade like the anatomy. Siegfried Kracauer In a passage on Berlin’s Linden Arcade, Siegfried Kracauer-a theorist...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1996) 13 (1 (37)): 31–68.
Published: 01 January 1996
...Scott D. Paulin Copyright © 1996 by Indiana University Press 1996 Sex and the Singled Girl: Queer Representation and Containment in Single White Female Scott D. Paulin The title of Barbet Schroeder's 1992 film Single White Female im- mediately suggests three terms...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 179–190.
Published: 01 January 1988
...Ien Ang Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 ." Z Feminist Desire and Female Pleasure: On Janice Radway's Reading the Romance: Women~ Patriarchy and Popular Literature (Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 4–8.
Published: 01 January 1988
... Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Editorial: Television and the Female Consumer American broadcasting has systematically attempted to secure female au• diences through marketing strategies and programming designed to attract women. The industry recognized...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1988) 6 (3 (18)): 52–66.
Published: 01 September 1988
... the Female Spectator Lea Jacobs Mary Ann Doane, The Desire to Desire: The Woman's Film of the 1940s (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987) While there are real differences in the ways feminists have analyzed the woman's film, there is a surprising degree of consensus concerning the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1990) 8 (1 (22)): 90–129.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Ben Singer Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Female Power in the Serial-Queen Melodrama: The Etiology of an Anomaly Ben Singer Few film genres so historically anomalous, and so pertinent to con- temporary discussions of gender and spectatorship, have been as...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1988) 6 (3 (18)): 80–94.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Diane Waldman Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Film Theory and the Gendered Spectator: The Female or the Feminist Reader? Diane Waldman Like literary theory and criticism, film theory has moved from a notion of meaning immanent in the text to a concern with...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1990) 8 (2 (23)): 70–89.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Lauren Rabinovitz Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Temptations of Pleasure: Nickelodeons, Amusement Parks, and the Sights of Female Sexuality Lauren Rabinovitz In 1912, in a book entitled The Wickedest City in the World, a social reformer warned...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 40–52.
Published: 01 December 1989
... Zéro 26 (December 1985 ). Tuer , Dot . “An Interview With Kay Armatage.” Cinema Canada 145 (October 1987 ). W5. “Female Spectatorship.” The Independent Eye 10 (Winter 1989 ): 30 –31. As Canadian as Possible: The Female Spectator and the Canadian Context’ Rhona...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 5–27.
Published: 01 December 1989
...Janet Bergstrom; Mary Ann Doane Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1989 The Female Spectator: Contexts and Directions Janet Bergstrom and Mary Ann Doane “She’s a slippery character, of this we’re all agreed, shadowy...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 53–67.
Published: 01 December 1989
... , Intervention 21/22 ( 1988 ): 4 8–53. Creed , Barbara . “Pornography and Pleasure: The Female Spectator.” Australian Journal of Screen Theory 15/16 ( 1983 ): 67 –88. Creed , Barbara . “Horror and the Monstrous-Feminine: An Imaginary Abjection,” Screen 27 , no. 2-3 ( 1986 ): 44 –70...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 68–81.
Published: 01 December 1989
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2015) 30 (3 (90)): 93–127.
Published: 01 December 2015
... rendered by montage or whip pans. The Snake Pit and Sorry, Wrong Number , like other films of the 1940s centered on female insanity, exploit the language of cinema in order to make spectators partake in their pathologized versions of the sensory world. This restructuring of perception by mental illness has...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2015) 30 (3 (90)): 129–159.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Usha Iyer Though popular Hindi cinema is frequently identified by its song-and-dance sequences, little has been written specifically about film dance. This article analyzes film dance and female stardom in Hindi films of the late 1980s and 1990s through an examination of the star text of Madhuri...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 202–223.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Henry Jenkins Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 “Don’t Become Too Intimate With That Terrible Woman Unruly Wives, Female Comic Performance and So Long Letty Henry Ienkins The somber Mr. Davis (Claude Gillingwater) checks into the Ardmore Beach...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 16 (3 (48)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Ford, is one of many “highly significant early female figures who have received only cursory attention in the histories of cinema.” Photo courtesy Museum of Modern Art Film Stills Archive Introduction: Female Stardom and Early Film History Diane Negra Designed to explore specific cases...