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Camera Obscura (1980) 2 (2 (5)): 72–79.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Constance Penley The Story of Anna 0.:A Study on Hysteria (Terrel Seltzer, 1979) The Story of Anna 0.: A Study on Hysteria (Terrel Seltzer) Constance Penley “At the time of her falling ill [I 8 801, Fraulein Anna 0. was twenty-one years old.” Thus begins the case history of...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 112–132.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Lynne Kirby Railroad Raiders (J. P. McGowan, 1917) Male Hysteria and Early Cinema Lynne Kirby Cinema as we know it, as an institution, as an entertainment based on the mass spectatorship of projected moving images, was born in 1895, in the Golden Age of railway travel. As the...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 93–127.
Published: 01 December 2015
... camera movement. Magnification of ordinary percepts, or a general and unpleasant accenting of objects in the visual field, is a common complaint in the phenomenology of mental illness, for example, in hysteria, obsession, phobia, and paranoia. An illness removes something from its ordinary context and...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 63–87.
Published: 01 September 2017
... through heroic deeds of masculine role fulfillment. Drawing on the modeling of masculine hysteria by both Mark S. Micale and Elaine Showalter, the article is also informed not only by Bessel van der Kolk's descriptions of post-traumatic stress disorder but also by theorizations of tears in the writings of...
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Camera Obscura (1986) 5 (3 (15)): 174–175.
Published: 01 December 1986
... Difference Beverley Brown I read the Metaphysic of Morals and the categorical imperative and it doesn’t help me a bit. Mark Cousins Men and Women as Polarity Barbara Freeman lrigaray at the Symposium Hysteria, Writing, Literature...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 1988
... masculinity, which do much more than merely reflect those shifts but rather attempt to solidify, contain or manage these new ideas of masculinity, often resulting, however, in overtly contradictory images. These images seem particularly organized around hysteria and masochism, two symptomatic...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 168–194.
Published: 01 September 1990
... , Sigmund . “Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria” (1905). The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud vol. 7. Translated and edited by Strachey, James. London: Hogarth Press, 1953 . Freud , Sigmund . “On Narcissism: An Introduction” ( 1914 ). Standard...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (2 (44)): 202–204.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., eds. Puro Teatro: A Latina Anthology. Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, 2000. Schutzman, Mady. The Real Thing: Performance, Hysteria, and Advertising. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press, 1999...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 101–124.
Published: 01 September 1991
... culture says I should be, I want to address the questions of hysteria and masculinity, particularly as they appear in the “Male Trouble” issue of Camera Obscura and as they pertain to the issue of male desire. The problem is, of course, that it’s often difficult to...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 157–159.
Published: 01 September 1988
... AllThatTelevisionAllows:TV Melodrama, Postmodernism and Consumer Culture. No.16; pp. 129-153. Kirby, Lynne Painting and Cinema: The Frames of Discourse. On Pascal Bonitzer's De• cadrages: Peinture et cinema. No.18; pp. 95-105. Male Hysteria and Early Cinema. No.17; pp. 113...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 155–168.
Published: 01 May 1988
... adults. Neither the subject constructed on the screen nor the viewer- subject constructed in the television audience is a homogenous one: indeed, there is no “subject” to speak of. When Freud divided the neuroses of hysteria and obsession roughly along gender lines...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 89–111.
Published: 01 May 1988
... hysteria are proceeding apace -one of Freud’s abiding concerns is with what he had come to see as a preeminent symptom of male (and, one is led to infer, his own) sexual disturbances. His preferred mode of explanation relies upon the idea of a kind of substantialist economy in the...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (3 (30)): 112–137.
Published: 01 May 1992
... identity. In its most rudimentary form, of course, hysteria is a symptomatic response to a crisis in identity. And, while I am arguing that both whiteness and masculinity are represented as hysterical responses in our culture, I also want to make it clear that I am not trying to equate non-maleness...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 238–261.
Published: 01 January 1992
... displayed various “neuropathologi- cal” cases.27 La neuropatologia constitutes a filmic version of the photographic spectacle of hysteria initiated by Charcot at the Salpetricre in Paris in the late 1870Speaking of “the cabinet of Dr. Negro,” Italian film theorist A1 berto Farassino notes Negro’s...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 215–234.
Published: 01 September 1985
...,” incite guilt feelings, and might actually induce female hysteria. Gothics, which trace the fortunes of a heroine who arrives at the home of a hero whom she fears, deal with female paranoia, especially the paranoia experienced in the early days of marriage. Based on...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 6–29.
Published: 01 May 1988
... Psychoanalysis, 1962 . Freud , Sigmund . Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality ( 1905 ). Standard Edition vol. 7 . Freud , Sigmund . “Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria” ( 1905 ). Standard Edition vol. 7 . Freud , Sigmund . Instincts and Their Vicissitudes ( 1915...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (1 (49)): 31–71.
Published: 01 May 2002
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 68–81.
Published: 01 May 1988
... loss, Jack puts a pillow under his sweater and poses in front of a mirror. What are we to make of such scenes? It would appear that “womb envy’’ and male hysteria are no longer latent thematics to be teased out by the psy- choanalytically-oriented feminist critic; such envy...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 300–304.
Published: 01 December 1989
... preference or age) may gain from viewing films that otherwise might be dismissed by an ahistorical psychoanalytic approach as being conducive to creating a subject po- sition characterized by hysteria, overidentification, etc. If for no other reason than for its theoretically well-behaved nature...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 141–166.
Published: 01 September 2008
... bourgeois realist film, melodrama represses certain questions; but unlike the former, it channels them into cin- ematic excess (9), constituting what Wimal Dissanayake describes as “a poetics of hyperbole.”8 In discussing Geoffrey Nowell-Smith’s application of the Freudian analysis of hysteria...