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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2006) 21 (2 (62)): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2006
... America and Homosexuality in Cold War America: Resistance and the Crisis of Masculinity . He is also the editor, with Stephen Valocchi, of Queer Studies: An Interdisciplinary Reader . He is currently writing a book about gender and sexual mobility in Cold War Hollywood cinema. Joan Crawford in suburban...
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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...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1999) 14 (3 (42)): 4–29.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Rachel Adams Copyright © 1999 by Indiana University Press 1999 "Fat Man Walking": Masculinity and Racial Geographies in James Mangold's Copland' Rachel Adams In Hard Bodies, Susan Jeffords argues that the Reagan era was char• acterized by an uncommonly close link...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1989) 7 (1 (19)): 4–23.
Published: 01 January 1989
...Sharon Willis Copyright © 1989 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1989 To Live nnd Die in LA. (William Friedkin, 1985) Disputed Territories: Masculinity and Social Space Sharon Willis A cop stealthily enters the tract house bedroom of his occasional lover, a young blond woman...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1989) 7 (1 (19)): 86–107.
Published: 01 January 1989
...Sasha Torres Copyright © 1989 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1989 Melodrama, Masculinity and the Family: thirtysomething as Therapy Sasha Torres I. Genre and Gender In an interview with The New York Times, Edward Zwick, one of the producers and creators of ABC’s...
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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
...: British Film Institute, 1979 . Easthope , Antony What a Man's Gotta Do: The Masculine Myth in Popular Culture . London: Paladin, 1986 . Ehrenreich , Barbara The Hearts of Men: American Dreams and the Flight from Commitment . New York: Anchor Press, 1983 . Ehrenreich , Barbara...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2004) 19 (2 (56)): 1–45.
Published: 01 September 2004
... identities and modernism. Figure 1. Romaine Brooks, Una, Lady Troubridge (1924). Courtesy Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Artist Peter (A Young English Girl) : Visualizing Transgender Masculinities Melanie Taylor “To be myself . . . I need the illumination of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 104–125.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Kwai-Cheung Lo Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Muscles and Subjectivity: A Short History of the Masculine Body in Hong Kong Popular Culture Kwai-Cheung La About a year ago, watching David Letterman's Late Show on CBS, I was surprised to find that...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2017) 32 (2 (95)): 63–87.
Published: 01 September 2017
... representation of masculine traumatic symptoms in both Richard Condon's 1959 novel and Frankenheimer's cinematic adaptation of it. In a period of national shame about the unwon Korean conflict, Frankenheimer first feminizes his protagonists by rendering them hysterical, and then allows them to redeem themselves...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2015) 30 (2 (89)): 55–87.
Published: 01 September 2015
... masculinity. Not only does A Woman's Face anticipate displays that, as in Mildred Pierce , register challenges to normative gender and sexual identities, but it also exceeds them in range and degree. Cukor's tale of Anna Holm (Crawford), whose facial scarring codes her as a marginal figure, spawns an image of...
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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 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 65–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
... spectatorship and the multiplicity of gazes at play in the making of this authenticity. Specifically, the tape illuminates the reflexive constitution of an authentic black masculinity via the white female gaze while further revealing pornography's investment in the imaging and imagining of a genuine black...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 111–135.
Published: 01 December 2008
... critique but then rewritten, as Jeff Bridge's “Dude” comes to abjure both the imaginary and the symbolic dimensions of paternity in favor of more material and yet less oppressive and monolithic construals of paternity and masculinity. Third, I examine the consequences of the Dude's refusal of phallic...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2010) 25 (1 (73)): 97–129.
Published: 01 May 2010
... masculine performance space was challenged both by the development of a clearer heterosexual/homosexual cultural binary and by the instability of patriarchal structures during the first half of the twentieth century. As such, a queering of fraternity materializes in many Laurel and Hardy films and their...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 25 (3 (75)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... with challenges to gender and sexual normativity, specifically, to the masculinity of the working-class miners. But this is made possible through the film's problematic and schematic treatment of history, since it suppresses any consciousness of the solidarities with the miners that were formed, or...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 25 (3 (75)): 29–67.
Published: 01 December 2011
... cinema, while the love-addicted hero Christian relies on the sentimental codes of Bollywood masculinity. Our task in this article is to archive these less-visible debts and to query the logic of the absent/present form that Bollywood takes in this film, appearing as style but remaining obscure as...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 25 (3 (75)): 69–99.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., neither of the films manages to evade the racism that dominated cinematic portrayals of Africa in the previous century. Both films model their central characters on archetypes and imagine an Africa in which whiteness is normative and in which white masculinity connotes agency. Narrative and cinematography...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 35–61.
Published: 01 December 2011
... has become a culturally accepted shorthand for weak and failed masculinity. Putting these two elements into discussion, this history of Alda's politics and stardom suggests that his efforts toward equality may have always had more in common with “men's movement” philosophies than with breaking down...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 61–91.
Published: 01 September 2012
...-director Johnson and producer Darryl F. Zanuck's eventual taming of Jones's power on the set mirrored the script's struggles between Betsy and her husband. But an analysis of the film and its production contexts also highlights the consequences of creating a masculine melodrama in a system that depended on...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 155–165.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to decipher in detail. Finally, the way in which the art of benshi is an act of radical gender-bending is examined. By performing the voices of heroes and villains, Sawato expresses and embodies masculinity that gives her a tremendous sense of catharsis and empowerment. Akiko Mizoguchi teaches...