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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 88–97.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Dana Polan Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Idtes et Recherches- Hammarion History in Perspective, Perspective in History A Commentary on L‘Origine de la perspective by Hubert Damisch Dana Polan Part of what is so intriguing about Hubert...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 71–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
... in the Case-History Genre Andrea Slane In 1962, Sidney Poitier and Bobby Darin appeared as a prison psy- chiatrist and an American Nazi in Pressure Point (dir. Hubert Corn- field, US), a not particularly successful “social-problem film...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 127–136.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Dudley Andrew Jim Hillier, Cahiers du Cinéma: the 1950s and Cahiers du Cinéma: the 1960s (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1985 and 1986) Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Historical Critique and History as Criticism Dudley Andrew Jim...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 137–145.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Richard Allen Dana Polan, Power and Paranoia: History, Narrative and the American Cinema, 1940–1950 (New York: Columbia University Press, 1986) Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Brushing Classical Hollywood Narrative Against the Grain of History...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 146–154.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Richard deCordova Robert C. Allen and Douglas Gomery, Film History: Theory and Practice (New York: Knopf, 1985) Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Film History as Discipline Richard deCordova Robert C. Allen and Douglas Gomery, Film History: Theory...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 130–137.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Dana Polan Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 eviews History in the Battle of Voices Dana Polan In the diversity of methods and objects of analysis it offers, Clues, Myths, and the Historical Method, a collection of essays by Carlo Ginzburg, offers...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 150–158.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Jeanne Allen Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Palaces of Consumption as Women’s Club: En-countering Women’s Labor History and Feminist Film Criticism ]eanne Allen As leading promoters of consumer culture in the United States...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 159–166.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Rhona Berenstein Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Remembering History: Films by Women at the 1989 Toronto Film Festival Rhona Berenstein . . . the textual construction (written filmic, etc.) of discursive spaces in which not Woman...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 8–27.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Patrice Petro Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Feminism and Film History Patrice Petro It’s now too easy to assume that if a text is labelled “feminist” theory, then it can’t properly “count” or “figure” as anything else (“woman’s sphere...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 101–141.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo is one of the most acclaimed films of all times, recognized by scores of critics, film theorists, and film historians as a pivotal work in both film history and film theory. By now, Vertigo is so deeply embedded in film theory that it is almost...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 110–127.
Published: 01 May 1981
... for more extensive work on these films, to be taken up by ourselves and our readers in subsequent issues. fie Song ofthe Shirt (Susan Clayton and Jonathan Curling, 1979) Feminist History and The Song Oftke Skirt* Susan Clayton andJonathan Curling In this article we would...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 179–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Alicia Kozma This article examines Stephanie Rothman and her career as a second-wave exploitation film director between 1966 and 1974. Marginally represented in film histories and archives, Rothman made seven films during her short career and flourished in the primarily masculinized world of second...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2001
... with Francis Ford, is one of many “highly significant early female figures who have received only cursory attention in the histories of cinema.” Photo courtesy Museum of Modern Art Film Stills Archive Introduction: Female Stardom and Early Film History Diane Negra Designed to explore specific...
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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 (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 113–157.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Amelie Hastie Camera Obscura 2001 Amelie Hastie is a member of the Camera Obscura editorial collective and an assistant professor of film and digital media at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she teaches courses on film theory and history, women's authorship, and Chinese...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 229–263.
Published: 01 December 2001
... (ed. Zhang Ying jin, 1999), and Spaces of Their Own (ed. Mayfair Yang, 1999). She is currently completing a book on early Chinese film culture and vernacular modernity. Xuan Jinglin in An Amorous History of the Silver Screen (Mingxing, 1931), directed by Zhang Shichuan. Courtesy China Film...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (3 (57)): 23–55.
Published: 01 December 2004
... and anthologies on feminist filmmaking, stardom, and television and film history. Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (US, 1987) The Incredible Shrinking Star: Todd Haynes and the Case History of Karen Carpenter Mary Desjardins Critics have consistently characterized the films of Todd Haynes...
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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 (2001) 16 (1 (46)): 47–75.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Leben—BRD [How to Live in the German Federal Republic] (dir. Harun Farocki, Germany, 1989). 02-Halle.V2sh 5/29/01 12:34 PM Page 47 History Is Not a Matter of Generations: Interview with Harun Farocki Randall...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 109–153.
Published: 01 September 2002
... represent them in film and visual media) and an essay on body transformation in early cinema. An alien spaceship hovers over New York City in Independence Day (dir. Roland Emmerich, US, 1996). Spectacles of History: Race Relations, Melodrama, and the Science Fiction/Disaster Film Despina...