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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 67–101.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jill Richards Critics of Berlin Alexanderplatz (WDR, West Germany, 1980) most often focus on the extended love plot between Franz (Günther Lamprecht) and Reinhold (Gottfried John). This focus is not surprising, given that the vexed relationship between Rainer Werner Fassbinder's leading men...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 54–85.
Published: 01 January 1989
... Franz outside the courtroom where he is to stand trial for their joint crime, Hanni announces the stillbirth of their child, and dismisses their relationship as “only physical.” Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven (1975) enacts a similar collapse of belief in the capacity...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 171–178.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., “Nitrate Film Repatriation: A Diplomatic Experience,” in Smither, This Film Is Dangerous, 414 – 16. 12. Thanks to Gerlinda Waz for the explanation for the pen name that Rosa Porten sometimes used for scriptwriting and directing work on which she collaborated with her husband, Franz...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 7–35.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of emancipated and educated slaves. For Douglass, racist arguments about the inherent inferiority of Africans were also a case of media bias, since they would always feature images of the “best” Caucasians next to those of the most oppressed African slaves. Franz Boas also deployed arguments...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 106–128.
Published: 01 May 1995
... sophisticated technical manipulation. The isolated human inhabitant of Tiefland's mountains is Pedro the shepherd (Franz Eichberger), whose hut we enter. The camera lingers on his sleeping face and body. Riefenstahl's appreciation of the male form has repeatedly been integrated by critics into an overall...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (3 (111)): 69–85.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of the “scraps of tragedy and comedy” could be marshalled and structured. The most famous example from Paris 1900 is the often-discussed sequence featuring the “birdman” Franz Reichelt, whose leap to his death from the Eiffel Tower in February 1912 comes to stand in for Europe's headlong dive into war. 21...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): 181–197.
Published: 01 May 2004
... grouping of women video makers? Some Kind of Grace • 195 I like the connections, but I also feel connected to artists not related by age or gender. I really like the work of Franz West, an Austrian artist. One of his sculptures is in the The Swan Tool, sit- ting...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 71–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
... with Black-white relations but extrapolated them from studies of Nazi anti-Semitism.18 Psychoanalyst Franz Fanon, working in colonial and post- colonial France contemporaneously with the upsurge of psycho- analytic work on the effects of racism in the US...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 109–153.
Published: 01 September 2002
...), or they lament the single-mindedness of producers and directors now riding the “technology” wave. The negative emphasis on spe- cial effects supports a general claim that film technology under- mines film art. Another New York Times critic, Franz Lidz, bemoans the release of the new Godzilla film: “I see...
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Camera Obscura (1986) 5 (3 (15)): 66–85.
Published: 01 December 1986
...?” Science Fiction Studies 9 (1982). 2. Stanislaw Lem, “Cosmology and Science Fiction,” trans. Franz Rottenstein, Science Fiction Studies 4 ( 1977), p.109. 3. Randall Frakes and Bill Wisher, The Terminator (a novel based on the screenplay by James Cameron with Gale...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 144–167.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of smiles. Significant in this respect is the fact that The Laughing Cavalier, a 1624 painting by the Dutch painter 160  •  Camera Obscura Franz Hals, shows a man who is obviously not laughing. Rather, the laughing cavalier is smiling the smile that we now identify as “the smile of reason.”26...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 93–117.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of incomprehensibility separating them from difficult texts in order to create singular readings. Straub and Huillet base their films on complex, unreadable texts by mostly male European authors like Franz Kafka, Cesare Pavese, and Friedrich Engels.18 By complex and unreadable, I mean texts...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (3 (30)): 92–111.
Published: 01 May 1992
... her body has been discovered (by a prostitute who becomes embroiled in the case [Nancy Allen]) and the police begin their inves- tigation (under the direction of a Detective Marino [Dennis Franz the explicit link is made between Kate’s liaison in the taxi and the danger in which she...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 3–27.
Published: 01 September 1985
... for “discipline” and “humility’ ’ before “stronger things,” for the kinds of constraints one wishes for and desires. She also speaks of Germany as a country where nothing can change, where things remain the same, much as Franz in The American Soldier blandly tells Ricky that in Germany, nothing ever...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 1–25.
Published: 01 December 2015
... minutes of Camera Obscura 90, Volume 30, Number 3 doi 10.1215/02705346-3160630 © 2015 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 1 2  •  Camera Obscura previously missing footage, including the first flashback with Lola (Martine Carol) and Franz Liszt (Will Quadflieg) in his...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of Franz Schubert songs, but there are only so many, and he is not going to write anymore, so you have to display your artistry on the ones there are. Because many gays use mass cultural texts of an earlier era (the era of their primary, normative socialization) to signify together their shared...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 262–289.
Published: 01 January 1992
.... Regnault’s interest in the body and movement preceded that of later anthropologists like Marcel Mauss and Franz Boas. Mauss wrote that the body was the first instrument of man in “Les Techniques du corps,” Sociologie et anthropologie (Paris: Presses Uni- versitaires de France, 1950...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 224–249.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., exotic wedding gowns declare their mock qualifications for becoming Willie’s spouse. While the sequence resurrects the buoyant hedonism of the Maxim’s episodes in The Merry Widow,the number’s musical style could not be further from the romantic waltzes and spirited marches of Franz...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (2 (44)): 41–73.
Published: 01 September 2000
... as to the overall applicability of postcolo- nial theory to the German context have often remained unad- dressed.29 From both a methodological and a historical view- point, there are good reasons to believe that the postcolonial apparatus of a Homi Bhabha, Franz Fanon...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 75–102.
Published: 01 May 1997
... Swanson, Philip Bohnert, and Jackson Smith, The Paranoid (Bos- ton: Little, Brown, 1970). For the implications of this analysis, see Bernard McElroy, “The Art of Projective Thinking: Franz Kafka and the Paranoid Vision,” Modern Fiction Studies 3 1 (1985):21 7-32, par- ticularly...