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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 178–205.
Published: 01 January 1992
... progression. In short, the division between woman and fetus is historically unprecedented. Although this distinction is often based on 180 traditional configurations of motherhood, its very novelty often makes the resulting articulations strained and fractured. This project of dis...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 130–149.
Published: 01 May 1992
... been the increased public presence of the fetus. The circulation of fetal images by anti-abortion forces, the routine use of ultrasonography in monitoring pregnancy and labor, the development of widely publi- cized, culturally valorized, medical techniques in the area of fetal therapy and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 240–243.
Published: 01 May 1992
... high resolution images for the study of structural fetal abn~rmalities.~Some techniques cur- rently under development in the MRI field may also make possible fast images that can be used to image a moving fetus, and images that can give information about uterine...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 4–17.
Published: 01 May 1992
... the politics of reproduction (Shari Frilot’s 1992 A Cosmic Demonstration of Sexuality, Kathy High’s 1993 Un- derexposed: Temple of the Fetus),Aline Mare’s 1991 S’Aline’s Solution appropriates scientific footage of reproductive biology from such films as the documentary Miracle of Life shot...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (3 (30)): 51–56.
Published: 01 May 1992
... romantic laboratory of the woman’s body; but, more often, he saw a holy war-600 million megaspores of DNA dropped on Fallopiana;the victorious bombardment annihilating both sides in the nucleated fusion that would become a fetus. The miraculous semen, the unique production of his body, had...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 4–19.
Published: 01 January 1992
... swabbing down the shaved peritoneum with an aseptic solution. After the area is sufficiently sterile (and the sponge is point- edly discarded), the baby is born-or, in the language of the film, “the presenting part of the fetus descends to a low station, the fetal head extends...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2002) 17 (2 (50)): 69–107.
Published: 01 September 2002
... classicist Page duBois has demon- strated, throughout his dialogues Plato deploys a series of analo- gies by which Socrates transfers the woman’s power to bear a fetus to term to the male philosopher’s ability to think dialectically.4 Three of the many examples duBois adduces will indicate Plato’s...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2006) 21 (1 (61)): 147–182.
Published: 01 May 2006
... overeating the sardines) show the woman’s protest by means of eating and vomiting. She protests, first, against the authority of her husband and his attempt to control her via food. Second, she protests against the pregnancy (even if the fetus is the child of her lover, not of her husband). Agnes...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 1–37.
Published: 01 December 2012
... fetus, apparently sensing that its daddy does not live < g. cap.>Michelangelo’s David, with its mommy and loves both Ellen and Six, dies for the shame Children of Men of it, refusing to be born into a family situation unsancti ed by old eugenic de nitions of evolutionary...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 18–54.
Published: 01 May 1992
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2006) 21 (2 (62)): 32–73.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2007) 22 (3 (66)): 93–127.
Published: 01 December 2007
... source of sound. Even as Chion polemically suggests that the greatest acousmêtre of all is God, whose unseen voice plays a central role in Judaism and Islam, even further back, he reasons, dwells for every one of us the voice of the mother, unseen by the developing fetus but felt and heard in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 243–274.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2002) 17 (1 (49)): 189–215.
Published: 01 May 2002
... yields, that Bobbie McCaughey was put on a course of fertility drugs that caused her to conceive seven fetuses. Her body could not possibly carry them for forty weeks, and the family could not afford to raise eight children A Blustery Day for a Baby • 201 without...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 139–159.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of a fetus in an ultrasound scan. These images of parturition reinforce the conventional assignation of what Adrienne Rich calls “malign occult influences . . . vulnerable to or emanating evil” to the phe- nomenon of female reproduction.12 Just as parturition is construed as a “ritual...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2017) 32 (1 (94)): 33–61.
Published: 01 May 2017
... City  • 49 As the proper subject of HIV prevention, Nathalie can be enlisted as a wife and potential mother into what Karen M. Booth, revising Lee Edelman, terms neo-­imperial reproductive futurism, the project of protecting and caring for the fetus as the overde- termined gendered...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 224–249.
Published: 01 September 1991
... as the first psychic space. If sounds such as the mother’s heartbeat, digestion, and voice constitute a sonic environment even for the fetus, and if the neonate exists within a sonorous envelope that promotes a sense of auditory omnipotence because the infant is as yet...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 20–77.
Published: 01 January 1992
... on psycho- logical issues in AIDS, women were mentioned only under such head- ings as “pediatric AIDS.”21A 1992 New York Times article describes efforts to prevent transmission of the virus from mother to fetus, expressing little interest in the mother’s fate.22The sexual partners of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 129–160.
Published: 01 May 1997
....’731Several earlier biographers make the heartless suggestion that Francine’s conception (by a maid in the house where Descartes was lodging in Holland) was an experiment on the part of her father, who was studying the formation of the fetus the very year her mother became...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1986) 5 (3 (15)): 6–35.
Published: 01 December 1986
... to salvage it. The emergence of this powerful child/ alien/ father, who beneficently blesses the contemporary American family as both its progenitor and its progeny, is signaled but not delivered by Kubrick’s ambiguously spaced-out fetus. In 1968, the “starchild” alters the semantic field...