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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2014) 29 (2 (86)): 119–147.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Tania Modleski This article looks at theories of melancholia to analyze “bromantic” comedies of the kind often associated with film producer, director, and writer Judd Apatow. Taking its title from the references to the film An Affair to Remember (dir. Leo McCarey, US, 1957) that run through the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 95–135.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in the present about the “impoverished” tableaus of sexploitation films is the shunted melancholia of obsolescence. Sexploitation maintains a hold on contemporary viewers precisely through the films' constriction by history, by their seeming containment within their own historical moment and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2006) 21 (1 (61)): 105–145.
Published: 01 May 2006
... film reiterates a certain violent dynamic that might be called sacrificial melancholia: Richard bears the burden of martyrdom so that Clarissa Vaughan (Meryl Streep) and Laura Brown (Julianne Moore) might move on from their own losses. Melodramatic Excess and Lost Musical Origins Peter...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 184–185.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... 87: pp. 117 – 147 Tania Modleski An Affair to Forget: Melancholia in Bromantic Comedy. No. 86: pp. 119 – 47 Claire Perkins Beyond Indiewood: The Everyday Ethics of Nicole Holofcener. No. 85: pp. 137 – 59 Anthony Reed The Only Way Out Is In: Girl 6, Sex Work, and the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2000) 15 (2 (44)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Elke (Antonia Lang) returns Axel’s gaze sets his straight sexual desire out of control again. Axel must arrange to cheat on Doro, now his new wife and nine months pregnant—and hilarity ensues. Happy Endings to Melancholia, Heterosexual...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1990) 8 (3 (24)): 168–194.
Published: 01 September 1990
... Edition vol. 14 . Freud , Sigmund . “Mourning and Melancholia” ( 1917 ). Standard Edition vol. 14 . Freud , Sigmund . Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego ( 1921 ). Standard Edition vol. 18 . Freud , Sigmund . “Femininity” ( 1933 ). New Introductory Lectures on Psycho...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 250–273.
Published: 01 September 1991
... metapsychology of a melancholia that denies a “real” injury or loss, a denial that makes melancholia crucial to an account 255 of the ccfailure7’to respond. Abraham and Torok read this denial as the fantasy of having nothing to lose, a fantasy that protects against the knowledge of a loss and is...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2003) 18 (2 (53)): 93–123.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Maria Margaroni Matricide and Postcolonial Melancholia In Imaginary Homelands, Salman Rushdie argues that for con- temporary global citizens, “of all the many elephant traps lying ahead . . . the largest and most dangerous” one is “that form of internal exile which in South Africa is...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 61–91.
Published: 01 September 2016
... filmmaker’s mourn- ing and melancholia in the wake of Campbell’s death as well as her resulting ambivalence toward her own ventriloquial practice, which she reckons may come to an end now that Campbell has passed away. Interweaving meditative autobiographical sequences taking place across a range of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1995) 12 (2 (35)): 129–157.
Published: 01 May 1995
... filmmakers adopt an attitude of sorrow. One can find numerous examples in both pre-war and post- war japanese cinema of such a melancholia, and these two films, analyzed in some detail, are meant only to outline the parameters of this discourse. My focus on the endings of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1996) 13 (1 (37)): 155–186.
Published: 01 January 1996
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2002) 17 (3 (51)): 149–179.
Published: 01 December 2002
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2007) 22 (3 (66)): 93–127.
Published: 01 December 2007
... draw between the semiotic, the abject, and melancholia: Discrete quantities of energy move through the body of the subject who is not yet constituted as such and, in the course of his development, they are arranged according to the various constraints imposed on this body — always...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1980) 2 (3 (6)): 6–41.
Published: 01 December 1980
... voyeur- ism and melancholia, is one of a series in the film which, through an activity of loolung in relation to loss, wants to shape the story into a fantasy of loolung. Shot 6 (15 On the right, a lighted chandelier, reflected in a rectangular mirror placed behind...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 139–159.
Published: 01 September 2009
... relation to the notion of loss, both are under- stood to be suffering from melancholia, the mourning for a lost mother. In A Tale of Two Sisters, the stepmother regards the girls as two halves of one entity. What Su-mi puts herself through in her hallucinations is intended to duplicate what she...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2012
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2013) 28 (1 (82)): 37–67.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... Michael LeBlanc argues convincingly that The Hours offers “a specifically queer female mourning of losses at the hands of heteronormative society.”10 I would like to complicate this account of melancholia, a common theme in recent queer theory, by highlighting the film’s distinctive pleasures...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 178–213.
Published: 01 May 1992
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 104–132.
Published: 01 May 1979
... what fascinates him. Later, after the false-real death of Madeleine, the man wanders on the borderline of madness (between neurosis and psychosis: narcissistic neurosis, mour- ning and melancholia). Still later, when the false living woman reap- pears, the desire to kill re-emerges: an image...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 35–79.
Published: 01 December 2008