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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 35–79.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Anne Anlin Cheng This article tells the stories of architect Adolf Loos and cabaret/film icon Josephine Baker in order to trace the philosophic intimacy between modernist preoccupation with the nude surface and the staging of exposed, racialized skin in the early twentieth century. The racial or...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 1–41.
Published: 01 September 2009
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 195–203.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... Wyman is referring to architect and theorist Adolf Loos’s famous 1908 essay, “Ornament and Crime,” in which he denounced decorative styles that used ornamentation and instead advocated for the removal of all superfluous ornamentation in the spirit of modern architecture and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2007) 22 (2 (65)): 73–101.
Published: 01 September 2007
... famous 1928 Adolf Loos design House for Josephine Baker and puts the architectural design under erasure with a large red X, whose ink bleeds across a parodic Time magazine cover. The standard red frame of the magazine cover is taken up in the red of the X, with its echo of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 224–249.
Published: 01 September 1991
... cycle. A lavish dream comedy scripted by Anita Loos and directed by Woody Van Dyke, this adaptation of Rodgers and Hart’s 1938 Broad- way musical is noteworthy as the MacDonald-Eddy picture that most approximates a continuous integration of vocal line, orchestral music, and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the short film form. The higher-­profile filmmakers of this cin- ema — including Loo Zi-­han, Royston Tan, and Boo Junfeng — are men.6 Singapore has only produced one full-­length gay feature film to date, Loo Zi-­han’s Solos (2007). The short film form has afforded queer filmmakers a greater...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 262–289.
Published: 01 January 1992
... detail as document: Regnault writes of the exposition as the site of authentic scientific detail. The second sense is detail as ornament. A good example of this notion was outlined in Adolf Loos’s “Ornament as Crime”: exotic, ornamental detail was aligned with decadence, the criminal element...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 15 (3 (45)): 227–265.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... “You can’t dismiss Mercedes lightly,” wrote Alice B. Toklas to Anita Loos in 1960 after reading de Acosta’s autobiography Here Lies the Heart: “She has had the two most important women in the United States—Garbo and Diet- rich.”3 (One...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 75–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
... customs not only to her audiences but also to her colleagues in Hollywood. Anita Loos remembered: “Elinor was not content with merely putting elegance into her plots; she was hell-­bent on bringing refinement to the film colony.”42 In 1925 Glyn wrote to her mother: “One of my chief happinesses...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 16 (3 (48)): 113–157.
Published: 01 December 2001
... remembrance of Moore’s friendship, or a ditty about the castle.32 A great number of them bear some rela- tion to film production: some are by screenwriters of Moore’s era (such as Edna Ferber, Anita Loos, Clare Booth Luce, and Frances Marion); some are by authors whose work was adapted for the screen...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2009) 24 (1 (70)): 7–35.
Published: 01 May 2009
... enjoyment to the African effaces the violence perpetrated against the enslaved.”11 For many antiracists, then, the key to loos- ening the power of racism was (and still is) to denaturalize race, to loosen the connection between the bodily sign of race and what it signifies. The US has a long...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1990) 8 (2 (23)): 8–41.
Published: 01 May 1990
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1986) 5 (3 (15)): 137–164.
Published: 01 December 1986
...), Rudolf Klein-Rogge (Rotwang the inventor), Theodor Loos (Joseph, Fredersen’s secretary), Fritz Rasp (an employee of Fredersen), Erwin Binswanger, Heinrich Gotho, Margarete Lamer, Georg John, Walter Kuhle, Erwin Vater, Grete Berger, Olly Boheim, Helene Weigel, and Anny...