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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sam McBean Alison Bechdel's autobiographical graphic novel, Fun Home (2006), intricately weaves together the author's coming-out story with her family's history, particularly the story of her father's closeted queer sexuality and possible suicide. In its exploration of family history, queer desires...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 169–170.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Finding Christa and Off and Running. No. 83: pp. 77 – 107 Bienvenida Matías, see Catherine L. Benamou and Bienvenida Matías Sam McBean Seeing in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home. No. 84: pp. 103 – 23 Erin Lee Mock “The Soap Opera Is a Hell of an Exciting Form”: Norman Lear’s Mary...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 275–276.
Published: 01 May 1997
... Communications Research at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. She is the author of Interpreting Ladies: Women, Wit, and Morality in the Restoration Comedy of Manners, and has written essays on ideology, incest, filth, and fun. Her current projects include articles on manic defense in Last...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2006) 21 (1 (61)): 47–51.
Published: 01 May 2006
... other hand, are more likely to assume a disengaged, ironic viewer. This is not to say that ironic viewing should be off limits. It’s one thing when disengagement is fun, but quite another when it is sim- ply the only way to cope with watching a nauseating program like The Simple Life. Perhaps the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1990) 8 (3 (24)): 4–6.
Published: 01 September 1990
.... First, the “inexpressible” introduces a fun- damental split between speech and thought: language that is mute, cut off from speech and the speaking subject, unspeakable, as Ann Banfield puts it, but present in thought and in writing. This is, as David Rodo- wick writes of Michel Foucault’s...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1988) 6 (2 (17)): 169–193.
Published: 01 May 1988
... “following the plot7, or locating the moral behind a particular episode, “games” that require skills which they have imperfectly mastered and that assume goals which they do not yet share. Rather, they watch to have “fun,” a pleasure that is found more often in “sensation,” and even incoherence...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2007) 22 (2 (65)): 140–143.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Leonard Cohen tunes; wipe to Sylvester and his two jumbo background singers, the Two Tons of Fun, standing in front of studio microphones, singing “You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)” to a disco beat. Cut to Sylvester hearing the song on the radio for the first time, and then 142...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 165–173.
Published: 01 May 2016
... -­bulkowski. 7. “The Story of Lift,” Lift Animation, www.liftanimation.com about/c10fk (accessed 26 August 2015). 8. Quoted in Liisa Silander, “Fun Work, Uplifting Message,” Our RISD (blog), 6 August 2013, our.risd.edu/post/57531598547 /fun-work-­ uplifting-­ message.­ 9...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 305–308.
Published: 01 December 1989
... tremendous contributions -they have.) Wom- en’s relationship to desire, language and sexuality differ from men’s through a cultural process of determination that incorporates fun- damental interpretations of biological differences. I am therefore in- terested in how such...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2010) 25 (1 (73)): 29–67.
Published: 01 May 2010
...” because we recognize in them a familiar spirit of play, however perverted, that seeks distraction — even something called “fun” — in the very midst of horror. Kracauer writes of the mass ornament: “Here, in pure externality the audience encounters itself. Its own reality is revealed...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (3 (30)): 34–49.
Published: 01 May 1992
... of the rivals to the beloved . . . the bonds of ‘rivalry’ and ‘love,’ differently as they are experienced, are equally powerful and in many senses equivalent” (20). There are three potential sources of energy in the film: spying and intrigue, heterosexual romance, and homosocial fun...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1995) 12 (3 (36)): 118–133.
Published: 01 September 1995
... everyone for us to show ourselves in ways that we’ve never shown ourselves before. It would be a breath of fresh air. For me, it’s fun to try not to be shackled by my fears of the stereotypes. One reason why I resist theory is because theory seems to enslave the people who make it. They become...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 308–313.
Published: 01 December 1989
...- en’s relationship to desire, language and sexuality differ from men’s through a cultural process of determination that incorporates fun- damental interpretations of biological differences. I am therefore in- terested in how such formations as masochism and fetishism might...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 178–183.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Herb have been on the comeback trail for decades now, despite the fact that they never quite made it big in the first place. They did, however, cross paths with a few more famous performers, such as Billie Holiday (“a terrific singer and a helluva lot of fun”) and Grace Kelly. (“She was just a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1988) 6 (2 (17)): 133–154.
Published: 01 May 1988
... pouring it into a bowl and putting it on the floor, and the kids crawling over and eating it like dog food Another of his marketing schemes involves permanent Pee-wee tattoos: “I always thought it would be fun to have permanent tattoos and not say they were permanent. Kids...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1984) 4 (3 (12)): 18–39.
Published: 01 December 1984
... other things, I’m interested in pursuing some teaching. CO: How would you approach teaching? Have you taught before? MA: I taught in Omaha. Also I taught at the California College of Arts and Crafts for a number of semesters. I think I’d really have fun teaching video and I have a lot of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 191–202.
Published: 01 January 1988
... analysis, ones no longer caught up in a need to judge univocally or to interpret univocally. As he concludes: Purple Rain gives a better time than most in the way of irony, pleasure, fun, spectacle, and desiring investment; but it also cannot help but thereby entangle you in a rotten, difficult...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2001) 16 (2 (47)): 79–131.
Published: 01 September 2001
... glass-domed oven, exclaims “I’m free to have fun around the clock!” and then performs a quick-change dance routine in which she appears in tennis, swimming, and golf outfits—signifying, of course, that her day is filled with leisure, thanks to the Kitchen of Tomorrow. Beginning with the kitchen...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1990) 8 (2 (23)): 176–205.
Published: 01 May 1990
... fun-although fun is certainly present- but also in order to make sense out of their contemporary lives and culture. This is a form of popular memory, a form which often contradicts and perhaps even unconsciously parodies the standards and canons of “official...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2017) 32 (1 (94)): 129–165.
Published: 01 May 2017
... as individual members of a fun-­loving community of starstruck sisters, inviting girls to share their unique life stories in interactive columns and sponsored look-­alike competitions. In the following pages, I examine these fundamental ten- sions formed between girl fans and a fledgling...