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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 119–163.
Published: 01 September 2005
... one to know its name: penstemon. . . . And having classified it among the objects of my ideal possessions, along with my fillies, my newly hatched chicks, all the marvelous offspring of my own modest phantasmagoria, I shall put the penstemon to much the same use as did Théophile Gautier...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 194–205.
Published: 01 May 1988
..., director, editor, cinematographer and writer), then so does he fill multiple roles before it: a phantasmagoria of Jerrys. The filmmaker and the per- former, locked in an isomorphic repetition, continually overlap. In The Bellboy (1960), Jerry plays Stanley the bellboy at a hotel visited...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 115–147.
Published: 01 May 2022
... in a female dance act. slawomir.maslon@us.edu.pl Copyright © 2022 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 2022 capital enjoyment commodity melodrama phantasmagoria utopia Figure 1. The panoptic point of view. La notte (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy/France, 1961...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2015
... viewers might also recall here the atrocities of Japanese colonizers, including the murders the colonizers committed, all of which took place within this fan- tasy world. It might therefore also be true that Koreans’ dangerous flirtation with modern phantasmagoria in fact falls on the same page...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 1–43.
Published: 01 September 2013
... as phantasmagoria in Bamboozled (dir. Spike Lee, US, 2000) and contemporary art, on blackness as the “money of the real” in Grace Jones's music video “Corporate Cannibal” and Ken Jacobs's film Capitalism: Slavery (US, 2006), and on the assimilationist imagination in The Jackie Robinson Story (dir. Alfred E...
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Camera Obscura (1986) 5 (3 (15)): 86–109.
Published: 01 December 1986
... phantasmagoria like the demonic Martian grasshoppers of Five Million Years to Earth. The unsympathetic creature’s lack of empathy may originate in its lack of wit wedded to an enormous appetite. On the other hand, its brainpower may be so vastly superior (viz., the invaders of War of the Worlds...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 4–35.
Published: 01 September 1991
... 1991): 2-13. 10. Relevant discussions of Cindy Sherman include Elisabeth Lyon, “Un- speakable Images, Unspeakable Bodies,” Camera Obscura 24 (September 1990): 169-93, esp. 190-91, and Laura Mulvey, “A Phantasmagoria of the Female Body: The Work of Cindy Sherman,” New Left...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2011
... interests me is Coppola’s construction of Benjaminian modernity in the visual culture of fashionable phantasmagoria that she creates, and its play with the film’s dialogues, both spoken and sung. My reading of Marie Antoinette  thus centers on the interplay of costume, music, and language...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 29–67.
Published: 01 May 2010
... above. The tradition is best exemplified in US culture a little later by the phantasmagoria “dance” routines filmed by Busby Berke- ley in a number of musicals. Though the Tiller Girls wear scant clothes and are posed in erotic positions, Kracauer observes that they are deprived of erotic meaning...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (2 (32)): 4–40.
Published: 01 September 1993
... engenders a gap or be‘ance at the point of “phallic signification,” and out of this hole cascades that “hallucinatory phantasmagoria” which distin-guishes psychosis. Given this reading of psychosis as the foreclosure of the name of the father, Quaid’s psychosis...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 113–157.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... In other words, because her historical age is known through opulence, consumerism, and fantasy, we do not wake up from a “dream of commodity phantasmagoria.” But nei- ther do we need to reawaken this particular dream. That is, the dollhouse also represents another facet of frozen time and a dif...