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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 137–157.
Published: 01 December 2008
... within musical performance functions as a likely origin for the murderous rage of the film's antagonist, Frank Booth (Dennis Hopper). Frank tries, via mimicry, to displace intimations of homosexuality that arise within musical performance. But the film suggests that mimicry is likely to fail as a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2016) 31 (3 (93)): 99–131.
Published: 01 December 2016
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2003) 18 (3 (54)): 131–175.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Kyle’s fears about his own potency and his blindness to his wife’s loyalty, Far from Heaven presents a drama of marital impasse between Cathy Whitaker (Julianne Moore), in her wishful heterosexual blindness, and her husband Frank (Dennis Quaid), who struggles with the escalating unmanageability of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2004) 19 (3 (57)): 187–219.
Published: 01 December 2004
...): given the text’s link to films past, it is already fully enacted and inscribed in Far from Heaven itself. The film’s narrative traces the dissolution of the marriage of characters Cathy and Frank Whit- aker (played by Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid) as they attempt to escape the confines of their...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 264.
Published: 01 May 1994
... Imagination by Annette Kuhn. Verso, 1995. $17.95. Another Frank Capra by Leland Poague. Cambridge University Press, 1995. $54.95. Black Women as Cultural Readers by Jacqueline Bobo. Columbia University Press, 1995. $16.50. ...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1999) 14 (3 (42)): 124–159.
Published: 01 September 1999
... oppression of their culture. The questions surrounding the disappearance of Ruth Jamison's es• tranged husband, Frank Bennett, lends an element of gothic mystery to a film which otherwise subscribes to the generic conventions of 127 comic-drama and melodrama. Jeffrey Lyons, a film reviewer...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (3 (30)): 92–111.
Published: 01 May 1992
... venues that I have addressed in the foregoing pages are neatly linked in a 1981 film by German director Frank Ripploh, Taxi Zum Klo. “Taxi to the Toilet,” as it is usually rendered in English, features as one of its primary settings for action various public men’s rooms in Berlin, where the main...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2006) 21 (3 (63)): 103–133.
Published: 01 December 2006
... American animation. Generating a chronophotograph of typing in the Gilbreth studio/laboratory. Rather than producing the illusion of motion, here the motion-picture camera is used to deanimate the working woman’s body. Courtesy of the Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Library of Management, Purdue...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1995) 12 (3 (36)): 134–153.
Published: 01 September 1995
... massive cross-over appeal of Houston’s music .I9 However, not all the discourse surrounding Houston during this phase of her career is negative. Alongside comparisons to Frank Sinatra and Barbara Streisand in People magazine, the white press figured Whitney as a racial exception to the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 290–291.
Published: 01 January 1992
... Dictionary (with Cheris Kramarae, 1986) and Language, Gender, and Professional Writing (with Francine Frank, 1989). Her work on AIDS has appeared in October, ArtForum, Transition, Science, and elsewhere. ...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 33–63.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and violent acts of inhalation on display in David Lynch’s Blue Velvet (US, 1986). Dennis Hopper’s portrayal of the sadistic Frank Booth is extremely disturbing; his character’s first appearance, secretly witnessed by the film’s hero Jeffrey (Kyle MacLachlan), has him performing all sorts...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2016) 31 (3 (93)): 5–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... adapted to a nonhierarchical, organically socialist and feminist environment. Beginnings and Endings: The Case of Amelia Productions and Emma Productions The exact dates of feminist media collectives’ births and deaths are generally unrecorded and often disputed. Ellen Frank describes the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (3 (27)): 174–178.
Published: 01 September 1991
...-1 91 9 edited by Yuri Tsivian. Indiana University Press, 1990. $75.00. In A Lonely Street: Film Noir, Genre, Masculinity by Frank Krutnik. Rout- ledge, 1991. $14.95. Screenplays of the African American Experience edited by Phyllis Rauch Klot- man. Indiana University Press, 1991...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1993) 11 (1 (31)): 149–151.
Published: 01 May 1993
... Feminist Perspective edited by Hifde Hein and Carolyn Korsmeyer. Indiana University Press, 1993. $14.95. Black African Cinema by Nwachukwu Frank Ukadike. University of California Press, 1994. $17.00. The faguar and the Anteater: Pornography Degree Zero by Bernard Arcand, translated by Wayne...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 244–246.
Published: 01 May 1992
...), and Language, Gender, and Professional Writing (with Francine Frank, 1989). Her work on AIDS has appeared in October, ArtForum, Transition, Science, and elsewhere. ...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (3 (30)): 76–91.
Published: 01 May 1992
... scenes that I will take as metonymic of the kind of exchange that the text initiates with the interpreting subject. These are 80 the lipstick scene between Frank the psychotic and Jeffrey the would-be detective, and the S and M gagging scene featuring Dorothy and Frank. The characters...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1980) 2 (3 (6)): 112–119.
Published: 01 December 1980
..., guys worhng out with punching bags hanging from the boardwalk, the Coney Island Polar Bear Club on display, people watching other people, lounging, doing nothng-just being at this beach. Compared to American city-people still photographers Diane Arbus or Robert Frank, and their...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1986) 5 (3 (15)): 176–179.
Published: 01 December 1986
.... $10.00. Touch of Evil edited by Terry Comito. 1985. $10.00. 179 The Marriage of Maria Braun edited by Joyce Rheuban. 1986. $10.00. Letter from an Unknown Woman edited by Virginia Wright Wexman, with Karen Hollinger. 1986. $12.00. American Vision: The Films of Frank Capra by...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1990) 8 (3 (24)): 7–10.
Published: 01 September 1990
... poetic) the spatial trajectory of the voice in the course of the conversation. The voice itself is at times modulated by echoes (Frank’s first “hello” is repeated eight times) in order to accentuate the physical dimension of language and, above all, to imitate the journey that...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 184–193.
Published: 01 May 2008
... tradition of vernacular knowingness about transgender identities in New Zealand, whether found in the margins of literature such as in Frank Sargeson’s story “That Summer,” or recognized, as Lee Wallace has argued, in other national cultural contexts.3 But the collection of visual evidence in...