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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2005) 20 (3 (60)): 1–13.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Catherine Russell Camera Obscura 2005 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. The front page of the program for Woman of Tokyo (Tokyo no on’na, dir. Ozu Yasujiro, Japan, 1933) distributed at the film’s...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2005) 20 (3 (60)): 57–89.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Ethnography: The Work of Film in the Age of Video (1999). She has also published numerous articles on video art, Canadian film, and Japanese cinema. See www.cinema.concordia.ca/russell/ . Chiba Sachiko in Wife! Be Like a Rose! (Tsuma yo bara no yo ni) (dir. Naruse Mikio, Japan, 1935) Naruse Mikio’s...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 139–159.
Published: 01 September 2009
...K K Seet The rarely analyzed Asian horror film, which has had great impact on international film audiences recently as a result of Hollywood remakes, is increasingly mired in the milieu of home and hearth, leading to a new Asian variation of the domestic gothic. With specific reference to Japan's...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 155–165.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Akiko Mizoguchi Midori Sawato has become the top benshi in Japan since her debut in 1973, having performed at numerous venues in and outside of her country. A benshi is a performer who provides both the expository narration and the voices for on-screen characters for silent films. When Sawato...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Anne McKnight This essay considers how ideas about liberation flourished in Japanese sex films in the 1970s by exploring the genre of the housewife film as it traverses industrial contexts. Liberation was abandoned by melancholic male intellectuals after the 1970 failure to halt Japan's military...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 43–75.
Published: 01 September 2009
... documentaries frequently focus on women and children in not only the United Kingdom but also in cultures as diverse as Japan, Iran, and nations in Africa. This essay explores four of her most well-known recent documentaries, Divorce Iranian Style (1998) and Runaway (2001), both made in Tehran and codirected...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1990) 8 (3 (24)): 216–217.
Published: 01 September 1990
... 1973. He teaches video at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle was recently the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. His work has been exhibited in museums and art spaces throughout Europe, Japan and North America in- cluding the International House of Japan (Tokyo), the Centre Georges...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1990) 8 (3 (24)): 195–203.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Barbara London Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Video Letter by Shuntaro Tanikawa and Shuji Terayama An Introduction Barbara London Recognized as two of Japan’s preeminent poets, Shuntaro Tanikawa and Shuji Terayama have consistently explored new...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1995) 12 (2 (35)): 129–157.
Published: 01 May 1995
... this seemed unpalatable to Westerners, to the japanese [Hara Setsuko] embodied the spir- itual tenacity which made it possible for japan to attain the economic level of the West. She reminds us of the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2005) 20 (3 (60)): 91–127.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Tanaka's Acting in Mizoguchi Films,” was published in Screening the Past . Shiraito (Irie Takako) looks at her absent lover’s desk in The Water Magician (dir. Mizoguchi Kenji, Japan, 1933). Courtesy Tokyo National Film Center In the Twilight of Modernity and the Silent Film: Irie Takako in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2005) 20 (3 (60)): 129–157.
Published: 01 December 2005
... subject matter of generational conflict, displacing struggles over the rigidity of traditional patriarchy onto the East- West dichotomy. Japan was posited as a kind of hyper-Victorian society at odds with the modern West, opening up a space for Aoki’s characters to reject outmoded social restraints...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2005) 20 (3 (60)): 15–55.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., including Film Quarterly , the Journal of Asian Studies , and Asian Cinema . She is currently completing a book on Japanese cinema in the 1920s and 1930s. Okada Yoshiko (right) and Egawa Ureo (left) in Woman of Tokyo (dir. Ozu Yasujiro, Japan, 1933). Okada plays the modest sister to Egawa...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 93–119.
Published: 01 December 2017
... reflects postwar America’s relationship with Japan as well as its Cold War concerns regarding the growing geopolitical power of Asia. Asian represen- tation underwent especial pressures in the US imaginary during World War II as the enemy Japanese needed to be understood differently from the US...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2008) 23 (2 (68)): 69–101.
Published: 01 September 2008
...-eda’s 1998 film After Life (Wandâfaru raifu, Japan) further compresses a lifetime burning in every moment into a lifetime burning in one moment, the creation and experience of which enables the pas- After Life (dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda, Japan, 1998) focuses our attention on close-ups of trees...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 78–99.
Published: 01 January 1992
... General Koop arrives in the black ship for a special symposium between the U.S. and Japan; in the second, the condom trading agreement between Japan and the U.S. is tense while the stock market crash is also discussed; in the third, dinosaurs sink the To-Shi- Ba boat engaging...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 305–308.
Published: 01 December 1989
... ways for new work I am undertaking. Considering that the majority of women in Japan prior to the eighties were expected to leave the work force in favor of marriage, the narratives of Japanese films that articulate the imperative to marry can be seen as not only inscribing this social law or...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1990) 8 (3 (24)): 206–215.
Published: 01 September 1990
... popularized in Japan by the extraordinary growth of consumer video (although their attempt also recalls the ancient tradition of the ex- change of poems, one of the equivalents of the Occidental ritual of the literary correspondence) At home, with minimal equipment, each...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2015) 30 (3 (90)): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Journal of Popular Film and Television and Cineforum ; another article will appear in Spaces of Possibility: Korea, Japan, in, between, and beyond the Nation . She is currently working on her first book, tentatively titled “Guilt Cinema: Memory, Boundaries, and Ethical Criticism in Postcolonial Korea...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 4–14.
Published: 01 May 1997
... little green men argued that what witnesses actually saw were Japanese men. No one seemed to notice that the US had recently been at war with Japan, and that people would conse- quently have had a pretty clear idea of what that country’s citizens looked like. Perhaps more to the point...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2009) 24 (3 (72)): 153–162.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Yasujiro Ozu’s Banshun (Late Spring,  Japan, 1949), is a portrait of the changing rhythms of life linking a single father and his eighteen-year-old daughter with their neighbors in a Paris apartment block, as well as with a small number of coworkers, classmates, and chance acquaintances...