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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 2014
... plotlines centered on the figure of a male sojourner who travels to undertake humanitarian work. These films confuse the categories of popular cinema and art cinema, fueling the divergent appraisals of Bier's oeuvre. The author argues that the films deploy the popular and gendered dimensions of melodrama in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 146–150.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Movies (2004) and Queer Images: A History of Gay and Lesbian Film in America (2006). Vincent Price and Me: Imagining the Queer Male Diva Harry M. Benshoff I do not know when I first became aware of Vincent Price, but by the age of ten I had developed an intense fixation on him...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1988) 6 (2 (17)): 112–132.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Lynne Kirby Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 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...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1988) 6 (2 (17)): 30–67.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Kaja Silverman Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian (Mantegna) Masochism and Male Subjectivity Kaja Silverman Perversion: Turning aside from truth or right; diversion to an improper use...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1988) 6 (2 (17)): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Constance Penley; Sharon Willis Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Editorial: Male Trouble The title of this special issue is meant to suggest not so much a con- temporary “crisis” of manhood (men in trouble) but rather that the idea of masculinity itself is...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2003) 18 (1 (52)): 157–187.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., passion, and nostalgia. Currently, she is writing about a subset of films made in the 1990s that she terms “male anxiety films.” Nicholas Cage in 8MM (dir. Joel Schumacher, US/Germany, 1999) Taking It Personally: Male Suffering in 8MM Pat Gill Male suffering is nothing new to films...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2004) 19 (2 (56)): 47–73.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Frank Darabont, US, 1994) Diva Traffic and Male Bonding in Film: Teaching Opera, Learning Gender, Race, and Nation Charles I. Nero In the influential Between Men, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick points to “male homosocial desire” as the potentially erotic “continuum between homosocial and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2008) 23 (2 (68)): 103–139.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Boaz Hagin The article examines the trope of the crying male in contemporary Israeli fiction films as it appears near the end of the 2004 feature film Walk on Water , written by Gal Uchovsky and directed by Eytan Fox. It suggests, employing various accounts of crying, melodrama, and performative...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 101–124.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Thomas DiPiero Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Responses to “Male Trouble” The Patriarch is Not (Just) a Man Thomas DiPiero I have always been curious-and, I must admit, a little bit anxious- to read about men’s desires. Curious, because there is...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 296–320.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Amelia Jones Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Presumed Innocent (1990) “She Was Bad News”: Male Paranoia and the Contemporary New Woman Amelia Jones “She was bad news . . .” In Presumed Innocent (1990), this phrase seems intended to vindicate the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 41–72.
Published: 01 September 1991
... “5,940 Women.” Time 24 Aug. 1953 : 51 –58. Fletcher , John “Versions of Masquerade.” Screen 29.3 (Summer 1988 ): 43 –69. Foster , Alasdair Behold the Man: The Male Nude in Photography . Edinburgh: Sills Gallery, 1988 . Frank , Lawrence K. “How Much Do We Know About Men...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 8–40.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Rey Chow Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Male Narcissism and National Culture: Subjectivity in Chen Kaige’s King of the Children Rey Chow I: The Detour . . . how many [teachers] (the majority) do not...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2018) 33 (1 (97)): 57–81.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the film sound theorist Michel Chion calls the acousmêtre , or the acousmatic voice. By bringing together Chion, Lacan, and feminist film theory, the article analyzes the acousmatization of the male voice in Gabbeh (dir. Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Iran/France, 1996) and Banoo-ye ordibehesht ( The May Lady...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 63–91.
Published: 01 December 2017
... personally productive, offering nostalgic alternatives to both the gay cultural attachment to masculinity and the powerful historical narratives about the inherent abjection of queerness at midcentury. However, even as Infamous exposes, celebrates, and aestheticizes Capote’s effeminacy and the male...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2010) 25 (1 (73)): 97–129.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Scott Balcerzak Known as the Sons of the Desert, the official Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy appreciation society is unique in that its very structures lampoon the rank-and-file maleness promoted by “legitimate” fraternal orders such as the Freemasons. To understand the comedy duo's lasting cultural...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 65–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ariane Cruz Reading Jimi Hendrix: The Sex Tape and the dialogue surrounding it as a most fecund site for the collaborative laboring of black male sexuality, authenticity, and spectatorship, this article reveals the constitutive relationship between authenticity and spectatorship in the production...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 146–153.
Published: 01 December 2011
... reveals her attempts to fit into the male-dominated business of film directing by distancing herself from gender issues, while simultaneously aligning herself with traditionally male-identified traits, such as toughness and the desire for control. Articles appearing during this time also routinely mention...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2017) 32 (2 (95)): 63–87.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Joy McEntee Charles S. Young and Susan L. Carruthers describe John Frankenheimer's The Manchurian Candidate (US, 1962) as a prisoner-of-war film. This article argues that, as such, it stages the responses of its male protagonists to trauma. Focusing on weeping, the article examines the...
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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 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 161–183.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Ewan Kirkland This article explores construction and representation of masculinity in the “survival horror” video-game series Silent Hill . Noting the dominance of traditional male characters and masculine themes within the video-game medium, the Silent Hill franchise is seen as deviating from this...