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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 97–129.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Scott Balcerzak Known as the Sons of the Desert, the official Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy appreciation society is unique in that its very structures lampoon the rank-and-file maleness promoted by “legitimate” fraternal orders such as the Freemasons. To understand the comedy duo's lasting cultural...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 78–116.
Published: 01 January 1988
...-oriented ways. As Todd Gitlin argues, "What is hegemonic in consumer capitalist ideology is precisely the notion that happiness, or liberty, or equality, or fraternity can be affirmed through existing private commodity forms, under the benign protective eye of the national security state Yet...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2008
... the patriarchal order under direct scrutiny. Describing the concept of the “imagined community,” Benedict Anderson notes that the powerful organizational struc- ture that binds the nation is that of a “fraternity,” a brotherhood.12 The fraternal structures of the nation offer close bonds of ideo...
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Camera Obscura (1999) 14 (3 (42)): 96–123.
Published: 01 September 1999
.... But always remember this: Marines die, that's what we're here for! But the Marine Corps lives forever. And that means you live forever!" FullMetal Jacket renders fraternal initiation ("every Marine is your brother") in terms of technologization.' The Marine Corps can thus be seen to produce itself...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 149–157.
Published: 01 December 2012
... on the kinds of relationships — fraternal, platonic, romantic — made possible within the different spaces the brothers inhabit. A visceral sense of place lays the foundation of an unspoken desire in Aurora Guerrero’s observant directorial debut Mosquita y Mari (US, a project of the Sundance...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (3 (51)): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2002
... In Histoire(s) du cinéma, Godard changes the metaphor, but not his theoretical position. The relation between a film and what it depicts should be fraternal—a kind of brotherly “give” and “take.”5 The filmmaker makes this relation possible when he puts reality into his work and then uses the work itself...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (1 (64)): 43–75.
Published: 01 May 2007
... and auteur theory certainly seems gen- dered, filled with the backslapping bonhomie of a fraternity rite. But as with many masculine rituals, this one is tinged with anxiety. A hint of desperation underlies the otherwise confident voices of auteur critics who began exalting Hawks in the 1950s...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 31–67.
Published: 01 May 2012
.../Jacob’s physical transformation, not just into a wolf but also into a well- built, full- bodied young man, and his fraternal living with the rest of the wolf pack consisting of equally desirable Native American men, confronts spectators with a humanity too overt to ignore. Here, the film contrasts...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 89–123.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Rebellion that began in 1899 and ended in 1901. From the creepy Motorized Patriot robots modeled on George Washington to the Ku Klux Klan – like Fraternal Order of the Raven, the game effectively transforms American dreams into science fiction nightmares. Representations of race, class...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (2 (32)): 124–160.
Published: 01 September 1993
... of the fraternal insignia. Resembling military semaphores, the discs include insignia or sema- phores from military fraternities, such as the Air Training Command, the Chemical Corps, and the Artillery Army Infantry. Rather than merely appropriating these coda, however, Kelly distorts them...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (1 (37)): 155–186.
Published: 01 January 1996
... romantic attachment to Amal is untenable. In the shadow of various personal and professional betrayals leading to the shutting down of Bhupati's newspaper, Amal is overwrought by his sense of confusion and guilt at the merest hint of having violated fraternal trust. Like...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of learned visuality but also to linking this visuality to a bodily history. In one panel, Alison’s hand is shown holding a photograph of her father as a young man wearing a woman’s bathing suit (fig. 8). The text box reads, “He’s wearing a women’s bathing suit. A fraternity prank? But the pose he...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 101–124.
Published: 01 September 1991
... for the purpose of killing their father was inspired by a wish to become like him and had given expression to it by incorporating parts of their father’s surrogate in the totem meal. But, in consequence of the pressure exercised upon each participant by the fraternal clan as a whole...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 123–151.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and fraternity — is also kicked outward and forward from its original audiences to the audience of France’s film. It is dispersed (further) by France’s work and his film, though with the mysterious supplements that accompany it and that will allow this transmission, somehow, to happen again...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 37–65.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and possible fraternity that emerges from this. He writes, “one has to respond to one’s right to be, not by referring to some abstract and anonymous law, or judicial entity, but because of one’s fear for the Other. My being-in-the-world or my ‘place in the sun,’ my being at home, have these not also...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 24–53.
Published: 01 January 1989
... and fraternal solidarity are forged. The sailors win the struggle to control the ship, but with one enormously symbolic fatality, the death of Vakulinchuk, the sailor who functioned as a political leader and organizer. The struggle between sailors and officers is immediately recognizable...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (2 (23)): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 1990
... popular culture) probably perceive rap to reflect the violent, brutally sexist reality of a pack of wilding “little Willie Hor- tons.”l Consequently, you would wonder what a group of young black women rappers were doing fraternizing with these male rappers and why they seemed to be having...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (1 (52)): 1–33.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of resemblance between the actor and the historical figure, suggesting a clash rather than a coher- ence of identity. Linville points out other elements that “raise clo- sural questions,” for example the fact that the song lyrics describe the sweetness of fraternity, yet the final image presents Perel...
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Camera Obscura (1999) 14 (3 (42)): 4–29.
Published: 01 September 1999
.... Nelson, "Afterward: The President in 2045, or, Managed Democracy," National Manhood: Cap• italist Citizenship and the Imagined Fraternity of White Men (Durham: Duke UP, 1998) 204-237. 8. Toni Morrison, "Talk of the Town," New Yorker 5 October 1998...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 65–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to communicate moving image pornography’s transformation in the golden age from the margins to the main screen — a move from clandestinely screened stag films projected in private homes and fraternal organizations to large screens in public adult theaters nationwide. 28...