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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 69–87.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Melissa Bradshaw “Devouring the Diva” explores the drives that push us to pursue, consume, and destroy the diva, arguing for a reading of the diva as a figure of feminine gendering and as a stand-in for the fetishized mother whom we ambivalently adore, mourn, and hate. Through an analysis of the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 93–119.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Melissa Phruksachart This article studies Breakfast at Tiffany’s (dir. Blake Edwards, US, 1961) to examine the constitutive role Mickey Rooney’s yellowface performance of Mr. Yunioshi plays in shoring up the infamous brand of white femininity embodied by Audrey Hepburn’s Holly Golightly. In...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 192–211.
Published: 01 May 1994
... characters (Russell befriends Melissa [Melanie Mayron], and Peter works with the pro- tagonists Michael and Elliot at the advertising agency DAA). Melissa very nonchalantly tells Michael (Ken Olin) that his colleague Peter is gay, and Elliot (Timothy Busfield) introduces...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2002) 17 (1 (49)): 189–215.
Published: 01 May 2002
... storm chasers, and a single therapist who speaks the clichéd languages of the recovery movement. That therapist, Dr. Melissa Reeves (Jami Gertz), is engaged to Bill Harding (Bill Paxton), and she accompanies him on a trip to recover his divorce papers from his estranged wife Jo Harding (Helen Hunt...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2004) 19 (1 (55)): 198–199.
Published: 01 May 2004
...: Routledge, 2003. Pinney, Melissa Ann. Regarding Emma: Photographs of American Women and Girls. Santa Fe, NM: The Center for American Places, 2003. Prince, Stephen. Classical Film Violence: Designing and Regulating Brutality in Hollywood Cinema, 1930–1968. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (3 (30)): 34–49.
Published: 01 May 1992
... . Knox , Melissa “Beltraffio: Henry James' Secrecy.” American Imago , 43 , 3 (Fall 1986 ): 211 —277. Martin , Robert K. The Homosexual Tradition in American Poetry . Austin: University of Texas Press, 1974 . Miller , D. A. “Anal Rope.” Representations , 32 (Fall 1990...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 132–145.
Published: 01 May 1994
.... Commercials during the ABC thirtysomething premier had the im- ages of old money wealth (Cadillac again); a yuppie stockbroker taking Actifed; funky characters a la thirtysornethzng’s Melissa (Melanie May- ron) taking spontaneous,photos with a Kodak Impulse camera; parents giving McDonald’s gift...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2008
... (the “negative” diva) and as a figure of resistance (the “positive” diva). Melissa Bradshaw takes a hard look at the dynamics of divadom and reveals that The Rose (dir. Mark Rydell, US, 1979) compellingly, and troublingly, represents “the drives that push us to pursue, consume, and destroy...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 165–173.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Quoted in Silander, “Fun Work, Uplifting Message.” 10. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, “Monster Culture (Seven Theses in Monster Theory: Reading Culture, ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996), 7. 11. “The Story of Lift.” 12. Quoted in Melissa Seymour, “Q...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 166–191.
Published: 01 May 1994
... Elliot do some promotional work for a conservative political candidate and Gary begins his ro- mantic involvement with Susannah. In the third, Melissa is hired to produce a photograph for the cover of Carly Simon’s new album, while Michael and Elliot are finally forced to close their ad agency...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1989) 7 (1 (19)): 86–107.
Published: 01 January 1989
... centers of the show; Elliot, Michael’s best friend and business partner, and his wife Nancy; Michael’s unmarried childhood friend, Gary, an English professor; Hope’s unmarried childhood friend Ellen, a civil servant; and Melissa, Michael’s cousin, a photographer who is also...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2014) 29 (2 (86)): 119–147.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., and which he has intended to give as an engagement ring to his girlfriend, Melissa, played by Rachael Harris as a shrill harpy. As the men prepare to leave Las Vegas, the stripper returns to Stu his grandmother’s “Holo- caust ring” (“I didn’t know they gave out rings at the Holocaust,” says...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2001) 16 (1 (46)): 99–141.
Published: 01 May 2001
... West German Literature and Film (1991) and Gender and German Cinema: Feminist Interventions (coedited with Sandra Frieden, Vibeke R. Petersen, and Laurie Melissa Vogelsang, 1993). 04-McCormick.sh 5/29/01 12:39 PM Page iv 04-McCormick.sh 5/29/01 12:39 PM Page 99 Rape...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1995) 12 (3 (36)): 49–65.
Published: 01 September 1995
... of the unnamed Southern city in which they lived. The relationship between Kate Delacroix (Melissa Gilbert) and Carrie Grace Battle (Cicely Tyson) is a study in race and class opposition. Delacroix is a young white woman, whose family is one of the wealthiest and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., first, staged through the casting of Jason as her test subject. As Melissa Ander- son notes about Jason’s performance in her analysis of the film: If one considers Jason as a player within the “politics of performance,” Portrait of  Jason  becomes a crystallization of what Peggy Phelan, in her...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2015) 30 (2 (89)): 125–155.
Published: 01 September 2015
... dissertation committee — Courtney Thorsson, Priscilla Ovalle, and Melissa Stuckey — who helped me shape, revise, and rethink the ideas in this article. Thanks to Carol Ladewig, Sarah Todd, Melissa Sexton, and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2016) 31 (3 (93)): 99–131.
Published: 01 December 2016
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 11–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 41–69.
Published: 01 May 2015
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 101–127.
Published: 01 May 2015