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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2017) 32 (2 (95)): 89–115.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Ewan Kirkland The recent generation of My Little Pony has received popular and academic attention due to its visible following of young male enthusiasts. This article explores this so-called Brony phenomenon in terms of gender and age, cult spectator practices, fandom, masculinities, and the kinds...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 93–115.
Published: 01 December 2014
... action in these films appears to develop in a political vacuum, the trilogy reads like a fairy tale and, more specifically, like a rereading of “Little Red Riding Hood” from a feminist perspective. At the same time, however, hints that La Ciénaga is set in the late 1970s, La niña santa in the 1980s, and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 43–75.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Belinda Smaill British documentary filmmaker Kim Longinotto has been producing work for three decades. Her films have circulated widely and garnered significant critical acclaim. Despite her prominence in the industry, Longinotto's films have attracted surprisingly little scholarly attention. Her...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2009) 24 (3 (72)): 1–39.
Published: 01 December 2009
.... This article examines Temple's pedophilic persona, concentrating on several plantation films she made with Bill “Bojangles” Robinson between 1935 and 1936, including The Little Colonel, The Littlest Rebel , and Dimples . By analyzing the complex discourses of pedophilia and miscegenation that coalesce...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 33–63.
Published: 01 September 2011
... become liminal. Through close readings of The Seven Year Itch, Blue Velvet, Three Little Pigs , and The Empire Strikes Back , I track the range of meaning found in cinematic breathing, from the figurative presence of erotic breath in pornography to the literal associations of air and environment in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 97–125.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Cynthia Chris In 1916, a celebrated artists' model named Audrey Munson appeared in her second film, Purity . Munson's film career and the film itself are little known. This essay shows that this particular film played a role, heretofore unacknowledged, in the development of National Board of Review...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2015) 30 (3 (90)): 129–159.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Usha Iyer Though popular Hindi cinema is frequently identified by its song-and-dance sequences, little has been written specifically about film dance. This article analyzes film dance and female stardom in Hindi films of the late 1980s and 1990s through an examination of the star text of Madhuri...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 16 (3 (48)): 197–227.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 1909. In the 1910s, the actress known as “Our Little Mary” quickly cemented her popularity through numerous films that coincided with the Hollywood film industry’s shift to using the actor as a personality for drawing audiences to the box office.1 Pickford was promoted as “America’s Sweetheart...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1977) 1 (2 (2)): 147.
Published: 01 September 1977
... © 1977 by Camera Obscura 1977 PHOTO CREDITS 147 2: from Little Dog ForRoger by Malcolm LeGrice. Frame enlargements by B. Augst. 34: Arnold Schoenberg's face, 1926 (photograph by Man Ray), frame en- largement by B. Augst. 50: The...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 127–155.
Published: 01 May 2012
... model in which male fandom prominently gured. Men played a central role in the publicity for these girl stars because men’s love for little girls was imagined to be socially productive rather than perverse; men’s child loving signaled their willingness to indulge in sentimental pleasures rather...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 5–6.
Published: 01 December 1982
...-Marie Mieville’s contribution to the more recent films and television pro- grams, where her role as collaborator has been readily, if a little vaguely, acknowledged by Godard. We tried to communicate with her directly, by sending questions about her views on these projects, her working...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 60–73.
Published: 01 December 1982
... monsters go home, with as little de- lay as possible, like atoms. They travel across the landscape they have laid waste . . . the lifework of the tourists. Lay- ing waste a countryslde. Devastating...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1999) 14 (3 (42)): 161–162.
Published: 01 September 1999
... Study of Literature Part Four: Challenging the Mainstream. U of Manitoba, 1998. Public Enemies and Public Heroes: Screening the Gangster from Little Caesar to Touch of Evil by Jonathan Munby. U of Chicago P, 1999. Home, Exile, Homeland: Film, Media, and the Politics of Place edited by Hamid...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 184–185.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Color Line. No. 86: pp. 1 – 33 Dan Reyes, see Iveta Jusová and Dan Reyes Paul A. Schroeder Rodríguez Little Red Riding Hood Meets Freud in Lucrecia Martel’s Salta Trilogy. No. 87: pp. 93 – 115 Belinda Smaill The Male Sojourner, the Female Director, and Popular European Cinema...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 162–194.
Published: 01 September 1985
... characters. Godard’s technique is well-known: the oblique , associative argument, presented in a roundabout way, interspersed with little stories that are digressive and still ironically (or strangely) illustrative. One is often seduced into following his train of thought, rather than...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 74–87.
Published: 01 December 1982
... several chapters or trips (ten). The estimated budget was 10,000Canadian dollars for each chapter, to be shared between the Conservatoire and Sonimage, the film company I’m involved in. On each trip, I brought along a little of my history and resubmerged myself in it, at the rate of two...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 12–19.
Published: 01 December 1982
.../ d&auv/deux/enfants and Sauve quipeut (la vie) on changing the temporali- ties and rhythms of film through the use of a kind of half-accelerated, half-slow-motion image, remarked on the far greater degree of fascina- tion to be found in looking at the image of a woman or a little girl...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1990) 8 (3 (24)): 162–167.
Published: 01 September 1990
..., looking. In Nostos I, there is little representation: the little that allows working above and beyond analogy, under the image and between images. Under the image. The silhouettes, actions, objects appearing on the screen are never simply this, simply nameable...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 240–241.
Published: 01 December 1982
... International Directory of Little Magazines and Small Presses edited by Len Fulton and Ellen Ferber (18th edition). Dustbooks. Paradise, Cali- fornia, 1982. The Directory ofsmall Press and Magazine Editors and Publishers edited by Len Fulton and Ellen Ferber (12th edition...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 161–163.
Published: 01 September 2012
... — words that made little sense to me, but I know that the soldier thought that they suited me well. Camera Obscura 80, Volume 27, Number 2 doi 10.1215/027053461597258 © 2012 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 161 162  •  Camera Obscura Yes, you can laugh. He was out of...