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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 117–147.
Published: 01 December 2014
... noir and anticommunism — as well as to demonstrate the way in which the discourse of anticommunism is intimately related, via the metaphor of marriage, to issues such as gender and sexuality. The crux of the essay is the argument that the political discourse of anticommunism cannot be dissociated from...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 73–117.
Published: 01 September 2005
... at art schools. Anna (Deborah Kerr) introduces members of the Siamese court to new ways of seeing, in The King and I (dir. Walter Lang, US, 1956). Courtesy Photofest “Siam Not So Small!” Maps, History, and Gender in The King and I Kerr Houston The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 192–195.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Marie-Luise Angerer Camera Obscura 2006 Marie-Luise Angerer is a professor of gender [] media at the Art Academy of Media, Cologne, Germany. Her research focuses on affect and sexuality in media, art, and digital environments. Her publications include “The Making of... Desire, Digital...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 41–66.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of The Watermelon Woman: Reflexivity between Race and Gender Catherine Zimmer Twelve years after the release of Cheryl Dunye’s The Watermelon Woman (US, 1996), the film remains the only feature-length film made by and about an African American lesbian to have received theatrical distribution...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 41–71.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Raz Yosef This article explores the relationship between trauma, gender, and ethnicity in the Israeli film Or, My Treasure (dir. Keren Yedaya, Israel/France, 2004). The film presents a few routine days in the life of Ruthie, a Mizrahi (Jews from Arab countries) prostitute, and her daughter, Or. I...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... with challenges to gender and sexual normativity, specifically, to the masculinity of the working-class miners. But this is made possible through the film's problematic and schematic treatment of history, since it suppresses any consciousness of the solidarities with the miners that were formed, or attempted...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 155–165.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to decipher in detail. Finally, the way in which the art of benshi is an act of radical gender-bending is examined. By performing the voices of heroes and villains, Sawato expresses and embodies masculinity that gives her a tremendous sense of catharsis and empowerment. © 2011 by Camera Obscura 2011...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 166–173.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Amanda Howell Copyright © 1992 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Susan Jeffords’s The Remasculinization of America: Gender and the Vietnam War (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989) Amanda Howell We must ask more often how things...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 36–53.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Judith Halberstam Copyright © 1992 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Silence of the Lambs (Jonathan Demme, 1991). 0 1991 Orion Pictures Corporation Skinflick: Posthuman Gender in Jonathan Demme’s The Silence of the Lambs Judith Halberstam The monster, as we...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (1 (46)): 99–141.
Published: 01 May 2001
... and Film (1991) and Gender and German Cinema: Feminist Interventions (coedited with Sandra Frieden, Vibeke R. Petersen, and Laurie Melissa Vogelsang, 1993). Camera Obscura 2001 04-McCormick.sh 5/29/01 12:39 PM Page iv 04-McCormick.sh 5/29/01 12:39 PM Page 99 Rape...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (2 (47)): 177–229.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., Entitlement, and Urban Space in Bernard Rose's Candyman .” Camera Obscura 2001 Jealous Schoolgirls, Single White Females, and Other Bad Examples: Rethinking Gender and Envy Sianne Ngai As in matters of the heart in general females are more susceptible to the passion than men. —G...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (2 (56)): 47–73.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Frank Darabont, US, 1994) Diva Traffic and Male Bonding in Film: Teaching Opera, Learning Gender, Race, and Nation Charles I. Nero In the influential Between Men, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick points to “male homosocial desire” as the potentially erotic “continuum between homosocial...
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 2. Professor Feride Çiçekoğlu, coorganizer of “Gender Equality and Sustainability: Agnès Varda's Sustaining Legacy,” sends a virtual postcard in the form of her introduction to the online event, unofficially renamed “Virtual Varda,” on 28 March 2020. Courtesy of Feride Çiçekoğlu Figure 2 More
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 20–77.
Published: 01 January 1992
... requires us to sort out an extraordinary number of culties about identity. These have serious implications for women: perhaps no arena of AIDS commentary has n more consistently confusing and problematic than gender-for experts, AIDS edu- cators, clinicians, and media commentator ell...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 91–129.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Stacie Colwell The End ofthe Road: Gender, the Dissemination of Knowledge, and the American Campaign Against Venereal Disease during World War I Stacie Colwell “Two roads there are in life,” states the prologue to the 1918 American Social Hygiene Association Film, The End...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 129–157.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Catherine Russell Hara Setsuko in End ofSummer (Ozu Yasujiro, 1961). "Overcoming Modernity": Gender and the Pathos of History in Japanese Film Melodrama Catherine Russell Although this seemed unpalatable to Westerners...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 126–150.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Jane Blocker Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 0 U I • [)I n Femme Maison by Louise Bourgeois, 1947. Ink on Paper. Courtesy Robert Miller Gallery, NY. Woman-House: Architecture, Gender and Hybridity in What~s...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 57–89.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Silent Films: Gender and the Discourse of Everyday Life in Interwar Japan Catherine Russell In 1937, Naruse Mikio’s film Wife! Be Like a Rose! (Tsuma yo bara no yo ni, 1935) was chosen by a group of professors at the University of Chicago to be exhibited at New York’s Filmarte...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 21–47.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Misselwitz’s Herzsprung (1992) reveals parallels in how late socialist and emerging capitalist systems produce, perceive, and gender socioeconomic instability. By rendering visible the struggles of unskilled single mothers for autonomy and fulfillment in environments marked by apathy and disdain, Das Fahrrad...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 63–93.
Published: 01 September 2020
... voice in five recent games— BioShock (2007), Gone Home (2013), The Stanley Parable (2013), The Talos Principle (2014), and Firewatch (2016)—that illustrate the complicated connections between gender, games, technology, and the political. It then turns to the work of Super-giant Games, a small developer...