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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (1 (112)): 31–53.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of cinephilia; Akerman's complex relation to her own cinematic becoming and cinema's historiography; and the distinct temporality and duration of cinema produced by and for the figure of the girl. The article demonstrates that in Akerman's filmmaking, the figure of girl as cinéfille is not a position...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 27–63.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., 2010) illustrate that the binding of the asexual to the single, though seemingly misguided, can open up fruitful pathways for reimagining queer relationality. Responding in part to scholarship on singlehood and asexuality while also attending to the film studies historiography of sexuality, this essay...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 127–136.
Published: 01 September 1988
... to reclaim Cabiers du Cinema. Is history a positive science or a science bumaine? Nineteenth-century Rankean historiography has in common with theoretical enterprises a confidence in its patterns that can mould or place any individual events. It is thus opposed to criticism which...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (2 (113)): 89–117.
Published: 01 September 2023
... products, their paratexts, and historiography itself. It is necessary for gay media history to take up feminist production history methods to interrogate this elision of labor enacted by cultural history approaches to Pat Rocco's filmmaking. More broadly, the article's concept of nonmaterial...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 1–13.
Published: 01 December 2005
... in the international culture marketplace. —  Rey Chow, Primitive Passions: Visuality, Sexuality, Ethnography, and Contemporary Chinese Cinema Feminist film historiography has become a dynamic site of schol- arly activity in which the screen is indeed “a new type of ethno- graphic picture,” one...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 4–7.
Published: 01 January 1990
... as examples the film criticism of Molly Haskell and Marjorie Rosen, the critical debates on authorship and classical cinema, and the more recent studies of spectatorship and consumerism, Petro argues that even when not directly acknowledged as such., historical presuppositions and modes...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 229–263.
Published: 01 December 2001
... historical roots, early Chinese cinema has begun to receive more favorable reassessment, and scholars tend now to make finer periodizations within that long “early” period. Not only have they subtly challenged prevalent ideological assumptions that inform existing historiography of early Chinese cinema...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 110–127.
Published: 01 May 1981
... been particularly effective in raising these ques- tions; by using signifying practices from the dominant cinema and from independent, avant-garde, and feminist cinema, it can get the audience to question these relationships. History, Historiography, and Cinema In this context...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 138–149.
Published: 01 January 1990
... to feminism. And while Feminism and Foucault does not discuss film or film historiography directly, it focuses certain methodological issues for feminist film theorists interested both in history and in Foucault’s writings. Of course, well before the publication of this anthology, Foucault’s...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 167–168.
Published: 01 January 1990
... “American Cinema History Project” to be published by Scribner’s, and is completing an NEA-supported video research project on women and housing entitled, “A House of Her Owflaking Shelter.” Constance Balides is a graduate student in the Modern Studies Program of the department of English...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 94–100.
Published: 01 December 1989
... of viewing, namely those associated with the German tradition of art cinema and with viewing paintings or reproductions in which sexual aim would necessarily be passive and in which sexual overtones could easily be ignored because of their common occurrence as an iconographical element. In so doing...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 125–133.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh. In support of her research, she has received honors and awards from the Andrew Mellon Foundation and the American Association of University Women, among other organizations. Her primary interests are film historiography, documentary cinema, feminist media...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 39–44.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Lauren Rabinovitz Camera Obscura 2006 Lauren Rabinovitz is chair of the Department of American Studies and professor of American studies and cinema at the University of Iowa. She is the author of numerous books and articles, including Memory Bytes: History, Technology, and Culture...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (3 (111)): 31–57.
Published: 01 December 2022
.... Carmelita in Mosori Monika (dir. Chick Strand, US, 1970) Figure 1. Carmelita in Mosori Monika (dir. Chick Strand, US, 1970) 1970s feminisms aesthetics of the surface experimental ethnographic cinema experimental film historiography and cinema Copyright © 2022 by Camera Obscura Published...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 8–27.
Published: 01 January 1990
... (e.g., the status of textual analysis, the relationship between authorship and biography, the role of extra-textual determinations on the cinema and its audi- ences). A larger and more important distinction in film historiography is therefore obscured by debates...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 59–81.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Feuillade , to be published by Wayne State University Press. She is also coediting an anthology of feminist film history and historiography. Musidora as the phantom that haunts film history in Les vampires (1915–16), directed by Louis Feuillade Screening Musidora: Inscribing Indeterminacy in Film...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 111–115.
Published: 01 December 1989
... This tension should be productive for feminist theory which, after all, is a heter- ogeneous political activity and not a discrete methodological position. Continued work in feminist historiography of cinema and television will be necessary to strengthen arguments that women...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 116–131.
Published: 01 May 1996
... federally-funded arts work so bleakly, it is erroneous to characterize early nineties African-American cinema production in the same terms. Dash's work should be situated within the context of this other cultural narrative, that is, in relation to what some have called an explosion in Black film...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 184–191.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of many artists are heard beside traces of process, biographies, social histories, texts of conflicting discourses, and diverse strands of thought. They are labyrinths of stories in which there is no hierarchy in who or what is remembered. Of the innumerable examples of expanded cinema...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
... have made diverse and significant interventions in film histories and historiography. See, for example,  Jane Gaines, “Film History and the Two Presents of 142  •  Camera Obscura Feminist Film Theory,” Cinema  Journal 44 (2004): 113–19; Amelie Hastie, Cupboards of Curiosity...