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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
....’” Copie 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...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 89–111.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Bradley Rogers This essay interrogates the popular ideology of integration in American musical theater, arguing that the “integration” of Oklahoma! was less the integration of music and narrative and more a related (and almost equally uneasy) attempt to minimize the eruptive force of female musical...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Therese Davis; Belinda Smaill This introduction to the special issue titled “The Place of the Contemporary Female Director” outlines the genesis of the issue and aims of the editors. Building on a workshop that took place in Film and Television Studies at Monash University, Melbourne, in 2011, the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Belinda Smaill This article discusses contemporary Danish director Susanne Bier, whose recent features have received international exposure and acclaim. It situates Bier as a female filmmaker, analyzing what her status as a female director might add to a reading of the circulation of her work in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... female auteur and to her provocative exploration of youthful sexual identity and fantasy, Koh's condensed-form queer interpretation circulates more productively as part of a burgeoning queer Asian cinema. Unlike New Queer Cinema, which was gradually co-opted by the mainstream as US independent filmmaking...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 11–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jennifer Lynn Jones; Brenda R. Weber This article examines the fame-hungry reality celebrity mother as a template for a new form of the female grotesque emerging within the postmillennial mediascape. Using a model of transmediation, the article argues that understanding this figure requires...
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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...
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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...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1988) 6 (3 (18)): 52–66.
Published: 01 September 1988
... Film and 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
... Woman,” Flesh , 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...
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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 September 2006) 21 (2 (62)): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in suburban 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...
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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...