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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2006) 21 (1 (61)): 71–103.
Published: 01 May 2006
... history of the wanted poster. Figure 1. Louis Manigault, runaway notice for Dolly, 1863. Southern Historical Collection, Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Missing Dolly, Mourning Slavery: The Slave Notice as Keepsake Rachel Hall On the evening of 7 April 1863...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2000) 15 (1 (43)): 123–161.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Copyright © by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Courtesy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Library, Beverly Hills, CA. CO 43-4, 122-161 6/6/00 2:50 PM Page 123 Missing Persons and Bodies of Evidence...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 119–147.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Shilyh Warren This article analyzes Performing the Border (dir. Ursula Biemann, Switzerland and Mexico, 1999), Señorita extraviada ( Missing Young Woman , dir. Lourdes Portillo, Mexico, 2001), and The Price of Sex (dir. Mimi Chakarova, US, 2011), three documentaries that focus on the ways that poor...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2019) 34 (1 (100)): 163–183.
Published: 01 May 2019
... cinematic forms of alienation, repetition, and permutation; in inventing shots that point to the lacking and the missing; in transmitting unexpected voices and sounds; and in creating hybrid forms of unadaptable identities, Akerman unflinchingly produces forms of persistent memories. The following short...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 77–105.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 1970s that interrogate sexual practices in “real-existing socialism”: Márta Mészáros's Riddance , Miloš Forman's Loves of a Blonde , and Dušan Makavejev's Love Affair, or The Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator and WR: Mysteries of the Organism . To what extent has the communist revolution...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 155–165.
Published: 01 December 2011
... simplistic; but she does not modify them when she narrates the film. Sawato also explains, using Taki no shiraito (dir. Kenji Mizoguchi, Japan, 1933) as an example, how recent archival restorations help her interpret the films better by clarifying and adding images that were previously missing or too blurred...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2015) 30 (3 (90)): 161–187.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that mediation plays in this so-called cinema of immediacy. Furthermore, this missed encounter between the films of the NFE and the critical discourse about them raises a larger set of questions regarding the status of theory in the field of contemporary film studies, particularly in the dialectical...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (3 (27)): 76–87.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Jane Weinstock Copyright © 1992 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954). Courtesy Museum of Modern Art Film Stills Archive. 5 Minutes to Alexanderplatz Jane Weinstock I was looking for Christian Boltanski’s Missing House. I didn’t...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1977) 1 (2 (2)): 146.
Published: 01 September 1977
... accident in Canada. A friend, he will be greatly missed. ...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 125–143.
Published: 01 September 1991
... ideological bottom line even more tricky. Penley finds that Reubens is relatively even-handed in his uses of camp in order to have “subversive fun” with gender and sexuality: if Miss Yvonne becomes “the Burlesque Queen of camp theater, her femininity exaggerated into a parody of itself,” then Pee...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2000) 15 (1 (43)): 95–121.
Published: 01 May 2000
... lives is an old, decaying plantation where lives an old, decaying member of the Southern aristocracy. Miss Em (Ethel Barrymore) is Dicey’s friend, and when she gets sick, Dicey persuades Pinky to stay on and nurse her. Pinky temporarily agrees but decides to...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1988) 6 (2 (17)): 155–168.
Published: 01 May 1988
... White. Of Miss Yvonne, Mrs. Steve, Dixie, Reba, and Mrs. Reni, only the body of Miss Yvonne-the woman known primarily for her “big hair”-is ever really on display, and then only in a gently satiric fashion. The male characters, by contrast, include Cowboy Curtis, a conventionally...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1986) 5 (3 (15)): 3–5.
Published: 01 December 1986
... dramatic account of his reconstruction of “Scene 103” from Metropolis, missing from all existing prints, demonstrates the logical relationship between technology, femininity, and the male gaze in the construction of a robot as an idealized female image. This missing scene not only provides the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1988) 6 (2 (17)): 133–154.
Published: 01 May 1988
... suggestion. “Let’s play headhunter!” is another. But it is Miss Yvonne who prevails, insisting that they “play house even over Pee-wee’s objection that “that’s girl stuff.” Pee-wee dutifully, if grudgingly, takes up his assignment to play Daddy to Miss Yvonne’s Mommy, but balks at her demand that...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 160–164.
Published: 01 May 2008
... not only Hollywood stardom but also the core conflicts of an entire generation regarding activism, gender roles, and sexual mores. Unlike many of my elders, my memories of you are fully anchored in the feminist 1970s. Born in 1970, I just missed the Barbarella (dir. Roger Vadim, France...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 77–103.
Published: 01 September 1996
... tells us, by a dictator.F The action takes place aboard a train full of British tourists returning from a Bandrikan holiday, among them Iris (the heroine) and Gilbert (the hero), who together will search for Miss Froy, an elderly English governess (actually a British spy in disguise), who vanishes...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 133–134.
Published: 01 May 1979
... Psycho.) *Raymond Bellour has asked us to indicate that this article was published under imperfect conditions: the notes are missing, and the translation was not reviewed. The responsibility for this rests entirely with the journal and not at ail with the translator. ...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1984) 4 (3 (12)): 162–163.
Published: 01 December 1984
... human being can adhere single-mindedly to particular social and personal positions, without doubt, without regret? Fred Camper Linda Reisman responds: Camper has completely missed the point of the article when he accuses me...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 169–179.
Published: 01 December 2012
... it notorious reputation to the imprévu, a number of unforeseen events including the impromptu Miss Experimental pageant. At the time, the particularities of the town where EXPRMNTL took place, notably Knokke’s casino, made it a fertile ground for the international lm, art, and political...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2002) 17 (2 (50)): 41–67.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... The film’s narrative traces the mobility of Lucienne (played by Brooks), an aspiring New Woman of the 1920s, whose dreams and desires find their realization in the fame and luxury that accompany her appointment as “Miss Europe.” Even as the narrative prescribes a rather limited role for women in...