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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 89–115.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Brony fandom male privilege My Little Pony Figure 1. Lanyards for the thirteenth annual UK Ponycon, October 2016, Leeds “Little girls and the things that they love”: My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Audience, Identity, and the Privilege of Contemporary Fan Culture Ewan...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (2 (32)): 75–101.
Published: 01 September 1993
... the dictates of the very same masculine trajectory that aligns the traditional courtesan’s voice and body in The Sorrows of the Autumn Traveler with a privileged male point of view. A final example: even as A Chu comes to regret excoriating the courtesan, she remains intransigently fixed...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 93–115.
Published: 01 December 2014
...). This last encounter shatters the entrenched filmic tradition that defines sexual desire through the male gaze. It also explicitly subverts the traditional masculine narrative trajectory, represented by Jano’s relationship with Helena, by privileging an alternative narrative of female desire centered...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 24–53.
Published: 01 January 1989
... are particularly relevant here: Organization by hierarchy makes all conceptual organization subject to man. Male privilege, shown in the opposition between activity and passivity, which he uses to sustain himself. Traditionally, the question of sexual difference...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 119–147.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Apatow’s Family Values,” New York Times Magazine, 27 May 2007, www.nytimes.com/2007/05/27 /magazine/27apatow-­t.html. 21. Edelman, No Future, 11. 22. Lauren Elmore, “Melancholia and Male Privilege in Paul Rudd’s Bromance Roles,” unpublished manuscript. 23. Edelman, No Future, 18...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 202–223.
Published: 01 September 1991
... domestic values and manly pleasures. But, while the sentimental novels approve of women’s exercise of control over their husbands in the name of a higher morality, Linton rejects female governance as an undesirable presumption of male privilege. 6‘N~Room In His Own House...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 243–274.
Published: 01 May 1997
... Horney have “inverted or ‘turned around’, certain sequences of consec- utive events that Freud established” (Irigaray 52). The term has been unpacked from the literal to the symbolic “representing women’s resent- ment of male privilege,” or material gain...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (2 (32)): 41–74.
Published: 01 September 1993
... to Tarantino’s violence. “If the unconscious of the film is locked in competition with rap culture, it’s also desperate to preserve screen violence as a white male privilege. It’s the privilege of white male culture to destroy itself, rather than to be destroyed...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (1 (112)): 165–195.
Published: 01 May 2023
... as something that is brought to the forefront, defended, and even celebrated. See David R. Roediger, The Wages of Whiteness (London: Verso, 1991); Richard Dyer, White (New York: Routledge, 1997); Peggy McIntosh, “White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondence through...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 80–94.
Published: 01 September 1988
.... The female spectator, that is, may alone be able to perceive the gap that Gledhill suggests opens up in the film between the male voice-over and the female image (p.62). On what basis does Kaplan posit this privileged female spectator? First, she argues that the male spectator...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 101–124.
Published: 01 September 1991
...- culinity as a fraud, “springs from a feminist desire to make ‘man’ part rather than whole” (137). Presumably Garber is making the point that the rights and privileges normally associated with subjectivity coincide with those culturally encoded as male; women who accede to full subject status...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 150–176.
Published: 01 May 1992
.... After all his male privilege, is he going to cash in on lesbian feminist culture This paper, “The Empire Strikes Back,” is about morality tales and origin myths, about telling the “truth” of gender. Its informing prin- ciple is that “technical arts are always...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (1 (37)): 31–68.
Published: 01 January 1996
.... Fatal Attraction identifies the threat to male privilege not simply in "woman," but in those women who are so masculine that relationships with them are practically homosexual, making it more difficult-but doubly impera- tive-to vigorously police the heterolhomo divide...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 161–186.
Published: 01 May 1996
... of the story/real distinction that I too read these songs, certainly some of the most memorable moments for me, as privileged moments in the film. For Forter, the real low-down is male homosexuality, thus Ballin and Johnny become central in this reading; for Doane, it is Woman...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 49–65.
Published: 01 September 1995
... beauty, the second asks viewers to marvel at the majesty of “the land,” even as the man-made structures (the boat dock) have crumbled over time. Neither image is privileged. Oppositional differences between wealth/poverty, madnature are neatly leveled in a manner that argues for the relative...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., as that which controls the field of signifi- cation. The camera thus trades on the masculine privilege of the disembodied gaze, the gaze that has the power to produce bodies, but which is itself no body.”26 Nevertheless, the movie camera as an instrument of male power has been somewhat subverted since...
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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 130–143.
Published: 01 December 1984
... definition, of the power to manipulate, divide, define and redefine the body, to remap sexual signification between male and female bodies according to an alternative libidinal economy that nevertheless privileges heterosexual male desire. Thus, the instability of meaning, the mobility...
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Camera Obscura (1986) 5 (3 (15)): 6–35.
Published: 01 December 1986
... the contemporary horror and SF film, and as it also creates an affinity between these two genres and a third-the newly revitalized family melodrama. Implicating domestic space, gener- ational time, and family structure, the privileged figure of the child con- denses and initiates a most particular...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (3 (30)): 112–137.
Published: 01 May 1992
... in which psychoanalysis can help us articulate the function of differences not based on gender. We have been accustomed to think of the “dominant position’’ in our culture as being first and foremost male, and references to men’s phallic privilege are frequently invoked...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 52–66.
Published: 01 September 1988
... concerning the theoretical issues at stake in the study of the genre. Given the argument that the Hollywood cinema relies upon psychic mechanisms which privilege a male spectator, the woman's filmprovides an example in which the woman's pleasure, or at least her complicity in the classical text, seems...