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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 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., Bier’s trilogy is not specifically directed at a female audience, nor does it privilege female protagonists. Instead, the films that make up the trilogy focus on masculinity and dilemmas facing male culture and social- ity. This interest in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 41–72.
Published: 01 September 1991
... New Perspective . London: Penguin, 1978 . Masquerading As the American Male in the Fifties: Picnic, William Holden and the Spectacle of Masculinity in Hollywood Film Steven Cohm “Whatever does she see in him?” is a common female...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 161–183.
Published: 01 September 2009
... research, acknowledg- ing that, despite a title that seems to encompass femininity and Masculinity in Video Games  •  165 masculinity, their collection similarly focuses largely on repre- sentations of women in video games and on the experiences of female gamers...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1989) 7 (1 (19)): 86–107.
Published: 01 January 1989
...Sasha Torres Copyright © 1989 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1989 Melodrama, Masculinity and the Family: thirtysomething as Therapy Sasha Torres I. Genre and Gender In an interview with The New York Times, Edward Zwick, one of the producers and creators of ABC’s...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1999) 14 (3 (42)): 4–29.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Rachel Adams Copyright © 1999 by Indiana University Press 1999 "Fat Man Walking": Masculinity and Racial Geographies in James Mangold's Copland' Rachel Adams In Hard Bodies, Susan Jeffords argues that the Reagan era was char• acterized by an uncommonly close...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1989) 7 (1 (19)): 4–23.
Published: 01 January 1989
...Sharon Willis Copyright © 1989 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1989 To Live nnd Die in LA. (William Friedkin, 1985) Disputed Territories: Masculinity and Social Space Sharon Willis A cop stealthily enters the tract house bedroom of his occasional lover, a young blond woman...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2015) 30 (2 (89)): 55–87.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., Technologies of Visibility, and the Reanimation of Desire (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) and coedits the Bryn Mawr Review of Comparative Literature ( www.brynmawr.edu/bmrcl/ ). © 2015 by Camera Obscura 2015 George Cukor Joan Crawford transgender and disability female masculinity body schema...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1988) 6 (3 (18)): 80–94.
Published: 01 September 1988
..., through its narrative and optical struc• tures, has been organized around masculine pleasure and desire. Absent from Mulvey's accountwas a notion of the female spectator, an absence she and other feminist theorists have since sought to rectify. "Regard• less of the actual sex (or possible deviance) of...
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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
... contemporary gender relations, reasserting a masculine desire for feminine submissiveness while rec- ognizing the reality of women’s increasing power. 210 Frequently, these comic representations of domestic discord made explicit their links to the campaigns for moral purity and female suf...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 16 (3 (48)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Francis 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...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1988) 6 (3 (18)): 52–66.
Published: 01 September 1988
... and conventions reiterate many of the factors which have contributed to a theorization of the cinema spectator largely in terms of masculine psychical mechanisms. Nevertheless, because the woman's film insistently and some• times obsessively attempts to trace the contours of female...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1990) 8 (1 (22)): 90–129.
Published: 01 January 1990
... female power self-consciously dissolves, sometimes even completely reverses, traditional gender positions as the heroine appropriates a variety of “masculine” qualities, compe- tencies, and privileges. It should be stressed that the films vary considerably in their...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2013) 28 (2 (83)): 151–175.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Alberta 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...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 11–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... emblem of failed masculinity. Perhaps because Kate had always been more famous and more controversial than Jon, but also because her public image conformed to a notion of the female grotesque, the idea of Kate took on the atemporal palimpsest that marks transmediated continuity. She was...
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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 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 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 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 5–27.
Published: 01 December 1989
... must also be remembered that this “origin” is constituted by an absence. In “Visual Pleasure,” there is no trace of the female spectator. Indeed, spectatorship is incontrovertibly masculine, as evi- denced by the frequently noted use of the pronoun “he” in the essay. What was so overwhelmingly...
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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...