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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 93–119.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Melissa Phruksachart This article studies Breakfast at Tiffany’s (dir. Blake Edwards, US, 1961) to examine the constitutive role Mickey Rooney’s yellowface performance of Mr. Yunioshi plays in shoring up the infamous brand of white femininity embodied by Audrey Hepburn’s Holly Golightly. In...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2007) 22 (3 (66)): 25–59.
Published: 01 December 2007
... the female teen body by medical discourses. Her current project examines representations of adolescent spectatorship, fandom, and fantasy in postwar literature and teen films. Sissy Spacek as Holly Sargis in Badlands (Courtesy Warner Bros/Photofest) Coming of Age in the 1970s: Revision...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1976) 1 (1 (1)): 140–142.
Published: 01 May 1976
... © 1976 by Camera Obscura 1976 Works in Progress: Current Film Practice Jackie Raynal is living in New York City, writing and doing research on contemporary French avant-garde film. She is hoping to find the means to direct another film. D Hollis Frampton has made forty one...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1981) 3 (1 (7)): 151–152.
Published: 01 May 1981
... Signifying Practices in the First Years of Holly- wood”; Robert T. Eberwein, “Reflections on the Breast” Annette Kuhn, ‘The Big Sleep: A Disturbance in the Sphere of Sexuality ”; Maureen Turim , “Symrnetry/Asymmehy and Visual Fascination”; Sandy Flit terman...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1986) 5 (3 (15)): 176–179.
Published: 01 December 1986
... Walker, with a forward by Barbara Stanwyck. The American Society of Cinematographers Press. Hollywood, 1985. The ASC Treasury of Visual Effects compiled by Linwood Dunn, ASC, and George Turner, ASC. The American Society of Cinematographers Press. Holly- wood, 1983. $29.95. Cinema Workshop...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (3 (27)): 174–178.
Published: 01 September 1991
... University Press, 1991. $12.95. Painted Love: Prostitution in the French Art of the Impressionist Era by Hollis Clayson. Yale University Press, 1991. From Limelight to Satellite: A Scottish Film Book edited by Eddie Dick. Indiana University Press, 1991. $23.95. Silent Witnesses: Russian Films...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 319–322.
Published: 01 December 1989
... central to feminist theory and feminist film theory and one that in itself would justify further analysis of “the female spectator.” Much, though not all, of the theorizing about the “female spectator” has been based on psychoanalytic theory as applied to classical Holly- wood feature fiction...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 47–77.
Published: 01 January 1988
... "beguile the blase." Another features Sonja Henie's flamboyant arrival at a party at Ciros. She wears a sequined trapeze artist costume and rides a baby ele• phant. The article conveys the ambivalence fifties fans felt toward Holly• wood, their dissatisfaction with its class...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1977) 1 (2 (2)): 131–136.
Published: 01 September 1977
... throughout. As everyone knows, the critical consensus on films shot completely with subjective camera is that they 'don't work', for example the criticisms of the Holly- wood experiment Ladyin the Lake which say that it is a too 'obvious' and 'artificial' device. The identificatory...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 137–141.
Published: 01 December 1989
... for the national self. This is why the rerouting of the Oedipal myth, which characterizes the shape of time in Italian film history, is ho- moerotic. Furthermore Mulvey’s metonymic chains -male-narrative- movement and female-spectacle-stillness- are more tailored to Holly- wood than to...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 1989
... of cinema’s social context (the role of woman in post World War I1 America, the trajectory of the Civil Rights movement, the development of the Holly- wood star system). Hence, its analysis will encourage a historicization of the female spectator in a manner more...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2006) 21 (3 (63)): 137–143.
Published: 01 December 2006
... screening locale) addresses more specific local concerns; one considers the impli- cations of the closet for people of wealth and privilege (Holly- wood stars), the other considers the implications of the closet for people of relative disempowerment and vulnerability (young gay students). But across...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 195–214.
Published: 01 September 1985
... partially “unviolated,” lesbian sexuality must be placed on the ‘‘totally controlled’ ’ side of the scheme. Finally, what of Kaplan’s claim that motherhood, from the position of the mother, is omitted from psychoanalysis, the social sphere, and Holly- wood cinema, the thesis to which we have been...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2000) 15 (1 (43)): 95–121.
Published: 01 May 2000
... also specifically part of Holly- wood’s repression and displacement of miscegenation. Even in the example of Kings Go Forth, in which the interracial marriage is openly canvased in discourse, its visualization is teasingly disal- lowed...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2017) 32 (1 (94)): 33–61.
Published: 01 May 2017
... to various neoliberal technologies of domination. To the extent that AIDS in the City  draws from the techniques and tropes of Holly- wood melodrama, Anglo-­American feminist film criticism can pro- 36  •  Camera Obscura vide important critical frameworks to read the series, even as such...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 76–101.
Published: 01 May 1994
... example, in one episode a former beauty queen, an Anglo woman named Holly Archer, is accused of behaving seductively toward her client, a young Hispanic boxer, Rafael Castilla. But even as Veronica proves that Holly’s husband (Jeff) and the boxer’s brother (Armando), rather...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2007) 22 (2 (65)): 144–153.
Published: 01 September 2007
... attests, the generalized utopian promise of the Holly- wood musical is “the sense that things could be better, that some- thing other than what is can be imagined and maybe realized,”11 it is a promise that, in the case of the Julie Andrews musical and 148  •  Camera Obscura its gay and lesbian...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 223–233.
Published: 01 December 1982
... confronted. Basically 225 unrelated papers succeeded one another on panels whose topics were unclear or ignored. Workshops during the evening, apparently the time reserved for pragmatism (“Women in Hollywood,” “Holly- wood and Politics” (unionization), “The Technology of Special Ef- fects...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2001) 16 (2 (47)): 133–175.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., 1991), followed by the sequel, Black Cat II (dir. Shin, 1992), and then remade again by Holly- wood as Point of No Return (dir. John Badham, 1993). The original film tells the story of a young street waif, Nikita (Anne Parillaud), who runs with a gang of thuggish drug addicts and kills a police...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 16 (3 (48)): 159–195.
Published: 01 December 2001
... [Charlie] Chaplin?20 It is tempting to read these kinds of questions about how this new resource (Negri) would fit into the social system (Hollywood) as pointing toward a broader cultural question for which we might interchange the terms immigrant for Negri and America for Holly- wood. Certainly the...