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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 127–155.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., and subjectivities into the field of postwar media industry studies while revealing how this hidden history invites a rereading of media texts from the period. Copyright © 2019 Camera Obscura 2019 women postwar television 1950s archival screen-writing Figure 1. Pay no attention to the woman behind...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 153–163.
Published: 01 September 2017
... sexualities and genders while at the same time opening space for them. The queer study of video games, like the field of feminist film theory, aims to critique and refigure patriarchal and heteronormative power structures encoded in media. The contemporary game industry operates on a studio...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 29–53.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and archive, and death and the image. This essay traces the ghostliness of entertainers speaking from beyond the grave and the new interpretive problems that come to the fore when the performance is “live” but the performer isn't. Bringing together star discourse, media ontology, and sound studies...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 31–67.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., industrial, and transnational levels. In the Twilight series, Pattinson's highly flexible star image appeals to audiences with different kinds of sexual or romantic desires, for if we look carefully at the way Edward Cullen is represented, and how Pattinson is marketed in the media, he is portrayed as both...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (2 (113)): 89–117.
Published: 01 September 2023
... overelaboration provides a critical avenue for focalizing labor in other areas of media history. finley.freibert@louisville.edu Copyright © 2023 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 2023 feminist production studies gay history media industry studies sex work film history...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
... for the Study of Women and teaches in the English Department and Cinema and Media Studies program at UCLA. She is the author of American Domesticity: From How-To Manual to Hollywood Melodrama (Oxford University Press, 1999) and Jane Campion (University of Illinois Press, 2007), the co-editor of South...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 170–176.
Published: 01 September 2006
...- fessional might at last be played out, yet the series has been quickly followed by the similarly premised Courting Alex on CBS. In the face of a postfeminist media culture, feminist media studies should not make the mistake of taking for granted the con- tributions of earlier eras of feminist...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 39–44.
Published: 01 May 2006
... women’s roles in many media industries, we may recapture a world history that recognizes cultural imperialism and hegemony, but avoids a binary divide between a first world and everyone else. (2) Another direction in feminist film studies involves the wedding of social history with theories...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 6–11.
Published: 01 May 1994
... traditions in media studies-political economy analysis and cultural studies-in contextualizing the 1984 birth of Lifetime and its programs. It sketches historical overviews of the forms and genres comprising “women’s television,” the development of the working women’s audience...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2015
... around the appeal of reality television and the reasons for approaching it from a scholarly perspective, particularly that of feminist media studies. This version of the studio Q&A format, honed into a subgenre by reality TV itself, is designed to elicit not only interest but knowledge—in this case...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 102–131.
Published: 01 May 1994
... have used historically specific case studies to examine the complex and interdependent relationships among produc- ers, advertisers, industry executives, fans, and other audience members surrounding the negotiation of the textual and sociakultural meanings of media products.12 The theoretical...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 109–149.
Published: 01 September 2013
... a hyperbolized conflict between two male industry figures: one fashioned as an insurgent (Lear) and the other as the insider vil- lain (Silverman). Mainstream media discourse on Mary Hartman can tell us much about the longtime erasure of gender issues from these discussions, indicating the extent to which...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 204–209.
Published: 01 December 1989
... social factors on reception. Historical work in film distinguished a site for this analysis: the material practices of the film and media industries as they participate in the texthpectator encounter within mass culture (Dyer 1979, Haralovich 1982, Bennett and Woollacott 1987...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 161–195.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to the small screen, however, and television and Web media studies require a different analytic lens to understand the close-up. The issue of scale is not the only factor differentiating the cinematic screen from that of the television or the computer; the relationship between the viewer...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 165–173.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Bonnie Ruberg In this interview, Temple University assistant professor of media studies and production Adrienne Shaw discusses her work creating the LGBTQ Video Game Archive. Today, the dynamic interplay between queerness and video games provides scholars with an emerging area of exploration...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and that are relevant for the future of feminism, film and media studies, and Varda's own legacy. Varda was engaged with these issues of feminist filmmaking until the last. We believe it is especially fitting to do so in Camera Obscura , with its history of commitment to these concerns and early attention to Varda's...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 179–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
.../cultural studies of film and television with an emphasis on intersectional feminist methodologies and industry studies. Her work examines gendered labor in the entertainment industries, the intersection of emerging media platforms and traditional Hollywood distribution/exhibition paradigms...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 29–61.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., and of porn studies' tendency to elide analysis of mainstream texts. Extensive industrial immersion (including interviews with thirty-eight filmmakers and industry insiders) and textual analysis illuminate industrial praxis to argue that the seemingly rigid conventions and taxonomies of mainstream adult video...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 159–169.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Festival. She has a background in screen education and culture with her research focusing on women s screen practice and history, screen and creative industries, and screen pedagogy. Sian s work has appeared in Historic Environment, Journal of Cinema and Media Studies, and Peephole Journal, and she has...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 134–153.
Published: 01 September 1995
... the politics of race, class, gender, sexuality, and the consequences of cross-over marketing in the music industry. My study attempts to unravel the layers of media representations that construct a contem- porary pop superstar. While my conclusions are specific to Whitney Houston, one could...