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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 89–111.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Bradley Rogers This essay interrogates the popular ideology of integration in American musical theater, arguing that the “integration” of Oklahoma! was less the integration of music and narrative and more a related (and almost equally uneasy) attempt to minimize the eruptive force of female...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1990) 8 (2 (23)): 148–175.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Henry Jenkins Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 “If I Could Speak With Your Sound”: Fan Music, Textual Proximity, and Liminal Identification Henry Jenkins I was with the Midwest crowd Who stood in line for...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2006) 21 (1 (61)): 105–145.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and film. Virginia (Nicole Kidman) enters the river in The Hours (dir. Stephen Daldry, US, 2002). Melancholic Arrangements: Music, Queer Melodrama, and the Seeds of Transformation in The Hours Michael LeBlanc One feels even in the midst of the traffic, or working at night...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 137–157.
Published: 01 December 2008
...David Copenhafer In David Lynch's Blue Velvet, music is a key component of the film's intricate staging of gender and sexuality. “Mourning and Music” interprets four scenes in which characters either sing songs or imitate singing. It argues that the unsettling appearance of gender and sexuality...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2007) 22 (2 (65)): 39–71.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Stacy Wolf Camera Obscura 2007 Stacy Wolf is an associate professor in the Performance as Public Practice Program in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of A Problem Like Maria: Gender and Sexuality in the American Musical (2002). Her...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 224–249.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Edward Baron Turk Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 I Married an Angel (W. S. Van Dyke, MGM, 1942) Deriding the Voice of Jeanette MacDonald: Notes on Psychoanalysis and The American Film Musical Edward Baron Turk I think...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... musical fashions such as American rock and roll, swing, mambo, calypso, and cha-cha. Her performances stand out as key sites for the cinematic remediation of foreign musical styles, channeling and absorbing their connotations of otherness, exoticism, and sensuality. Moreover, Mambo Girl catalyzed a far...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 69–98.
Published: 01 December 2012
... simultaneously promoting her image of eternal adolescence. Throughout Durbin's career, the standardization of playback as a means of producing Hollywood musical numbers guaranteed that viewers would always be reminded of the time of the music's recording, a moment exposed in her early films in which Durbin was...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 125–157.
Published: 01 December 2013
... classical Hollywood musical, Vallois creates a cinematic experience that merges historical film aesthetics with the late 1960s and early 1970s homosexual movement unfolding in France. Through a self-conscious film-within-a-film narrative, Johan provocatively commingles several genre forms (documentary, the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2015) 30 (2 (89)): 1–27.
Published: 01 September 2015
... female performer and, in some cases, a pop music sound track; these films include COSMIC RAY (1961), VIVIAN (1964), EASTER MORNING RAGA (1966), and THE WHITE ROSE (1967). This essay examines a work by Conner that combines all of these elements, 1966's BREAKAWAY, an experimental dance film he made in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 139–146.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Kristina Busse; Alexis Lothian Vidding is a thirty-year-old remix practice in which predominantly female media fans reedit television or film into music videos. Vidding is important not only as an art form in its own right but also as a subcultural — and often feminist — reinterpretation of and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 157–191.
Published: 01 May 2012
... dancer, María Antonia integrates performance and music (as well as the urban social spaces in which they are presented) as central cinematic devices to expose and protest against social injustices particular to the Caribbean and the Americas. Nadia Sophia Sanko received a PhD in Hispanic Languages and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 123–130.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Francesca Coppa Vidding is a thirty-year-old remix practice in which predominantly female media fans reedit television or film into music videos. Vidding is important not only as an art form in its own right but also as a subcultural — and often feminist — reinterpretation of and confrontation...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Francesca Coppa; Rebecca Tushnet Vidding is a thirty-year-old remix practice in which predominantly female media fans reedit television or film into music videos. Vidding is important not only as an art form in its own right but also as a subcultural — and often feminist — reinterpretation of and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2015) 30 (2 (89)): 29–53.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Katherine Fusco This article argues that Virtual 2Pac, created in 2012 by Digital Domain Media Group in collaboration with Dr. Dre for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, represents an important twenty-first-century challenge to the relationships between performance and performer, film...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2006) 21 (1 (61)): 183–184.
Published: 01 May 2006
... 2006 Call for Papers Camera Obscura is planning a special issue titled Fabulous! The Diva Issue.   From actual goddesses to twenty-first century divinities in film, television, and popular music, the figure of the diva has captivated, inspired, and appalled. She (and, maybe, he?) is...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1995) 12 (3 (36)): 134–153.
Published: 01 September 1995
... 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 consider any...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1977) 1 (2 (2)): 34–49.
Published: 01 September 1977
... Danielle Huillet's Introduction to ArnoldSchoen- berg 's 'Accompanimentfor a Cinematographic Scene I (henceforth refer- red to as Introduction) marks a decisive intervention in the arena of the relations between music and politics, working from the specific position of a short television documentary...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1990) 8 (2 (23)): 206.
Published: 01 May 1990
... Illinois Press, 1991). Tricia Rose is a Ph.D. candidate in American Civilization at Brown University where she is completing work on her dissertation, “Rap Music and Resistance: African-American Cultural Theory and Practice.” She is a 1990-1991 Bolin Fellow in the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1990) 8 (2 (23)): 8–41.
Published: 01 May 1990
... represented “unapologetic Black pride, dignity and asserti~eness In addition, the Defender was one of the first black newspapers to include a full entertainment section, with “Musical and Dramatic” pages that featured the nightlife on South State Street.30 Colloquially known as the ‘5tr011...