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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 69–95.
Published: 01 May 2010
... & Event . From Blade Runner (dir. Ridley Scott, US, 1982) Affects of the Gaze: Post-Oedipal Desire and the Traversal of Fantasy in Blade Runner Richard Pope Despite the vagaries of the film and its reception, within the uni- versity a consensus interpretation of Blade Runner (dir...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 54–85.
Published: 01 January 1989
...Kaja Silverman Copyright © 1989 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1989 Fassbinder and Lacan: A Reconsideration of Gaze, Look and Image Kaja Silverman Although the descriptive phrase “aesthetics of pessimism” derives from Fassbinder himself,l it might well have been...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 197–227.
Published: 01 December 2001
...) holding her own against the hardened miners. Rags (US 1915), directed by James Kirwood. Photos throughout courtesy Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Oh, “Doll Divine”: Mary Pickford, Masquerade, and the Pedophilic Gaze Gaylyn Studlar Mary Pickford, doll divine, Year by year...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 117–151.
Published: 01 September 2017
... surrounding these films rather than on their structure and the radical politics of the gaze they enact. Fat Girl depicts shocking and violent material as a means of critiquing the underlying structural violence that the director believes determines gendered power relations. Breillat's films have been...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (2 (56)): 75–103.
Published: 01 September 2004
... , and English Studies in Canada . Currently she is working on a book on violence in film and stage versions of Shakespeare's plays. Catherine (Jennifer Lopez) as subjected beauty: the viewer’s “full prize,” in The Cell (dir. Tarsem Singh, US/Germany, 2000) Hook and Eye: Violence and the Captive Gaze...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): 77–111.
Published: 01 May 2004
... the Gaze: Visual Fascination and the Feminine Image in Silent Hitchcock Jessica Brent Are not the traits which I indicated (the make-up, the whiteness, the wig, etc.) just like the blunting of a meaning too clear, too violent? Do they not give the obvious signified a kind of difficultly...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 195–214.
Published: 01 September 1985
...Diane Waldman; Janet Walker Copyright © 1985 by Camera Obscura 1985 Book Reviews Is the Gaze Maternal?: E. Ann Kaplan’s Women and FiZm: Both Sides of the Camera Dime WaZdman andJanet WaZher It has been over two years since the publication of E. Ann Kaplan’s...
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Published: 01 May 2024
Figure 1. The transgender gaze of Marina (Daniela Vega) takes hold, the mirror acting as a shield against cisgender scrutiny. A Fantastic Woman (dir. Sebastián Lelio, Chile, 2017) More
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Published: 01 May 2024
Figure 7. The fantastic transgender gaze of Marina (Daniela Vega) takes flight. A Fantastic Woman (dir. Sebastián Lelio, Chile, 2017) More
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Camera Obscura (2024) 39 (1 (115)): 157–188.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Figure 1. The transgender gaze of Marina (Daniela Vega) takes hold, the mirror acting as a shield against cisgender scrutiny. A Fantastic Woman (dir. Sebastián Lelio, Chile, 2017) ...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 65–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and the multiplicity of gazes at play in the making of this authenticity. Specifically, the tape illuminates the reflexive constitution of an authentic black masculinity via the white female gaze while further revealing pornography's investment in the imaging and imagining of a genuine black masculinity as being still...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 175–185.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of opacity shifts discussions of seeing and knowing toward situatedness, partiality, and the limits of the Western gaze; this section draws on Donna Haraway's interventions into debates about objectivity and Chandra Talpade Mohanty's critique of the colonial gaze in some Western feminist scholarship...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 69–101.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and alternating between documentary-like scenarios and quiet, evocative cinematic pauses on the natural world, After Life contrasts a bucolic landscape with the spectacle of film production. Moreover, After Life privileges the transformative potential of a benevolent gaze (subjectively held by its female...
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Camera Obscura (2024) 39 (1 (115)): 35–61.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Cara Dickason Abstract This article analyzes episodes of early science fiction anthology series to examine how fears of television's ability to turn its gaze on the home circulated around women, both as objects of surveillance and as television spectators, in the 1950s and 1960s. Media historians...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 41–71.
Published: 01 December 2009
... argue that Or, My Treasure is a critical Mizrahi feminist film that exposes the hegemonic social gaze as a political mechanism of power and violence that terrorizes the Mizrahi female body. The ethnic, class, and gender oppression of the Mizrahi female subject creates a traumatic experience...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 131–159.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the rigidity of physical space and the ephemerality of real-time information processing. The contested boundary between public and private is necessarily reconfigured along with the mediated gaze relation, its articulation with language and textuality, and its possibilities for communication and horizontal...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 101–141.
Published: 01 December 2011
... impossible to read it without referencing the cinematic lexicon of scopophilia, fetishism, voyeurism, the sadistic male gaze, objectification of the female body, mental images, relational images, thought cinema, the imaginary Real, the symbolic Real, and the “Real Real.” This essay traces how critical...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 1–35.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the cruelty of celebrity culture to gain their own prestige. By making casting choices that exploit tabloid knowledge and by recreating cinematographically the scene of the paparazzo's invasive gaze and the celebrity's evasion, filmmakers energize their own art works through the excessive extradiegetic...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 77–107.
Published: 01 September 2013
... depictions of motherhood, especially as they pertain to the question of race, is juxtaposed with the form of the oppositional gaze represented in two adoption documentary films: Nicole Opper's Off and Running (US, 2009) and Camille Billops and James Hatch's groundbreaking Finding Christa (US, 1991...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (1 (97)): 57–81.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Farshid Kazemi Though proscriptions on the gaze in the New Iranian Cinema have been analyzed to some degree, similar proscriptions on the female voice have remained a virtual terra incognita. This article theorizes the unique structure of the voice operative in the New Iranian Cinema through what...