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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Bill Nichols; Gerald Peary Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Jennifer Montgomery at the 1995 Toronto Festival of Festivals. Photo by Karen Schmeer. Children, Art, Sex, Pornography: Jennifer Montgomery's Art for Teachers of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 12–19.
Published: 01 December 1982
...Constance Penley Copyright © 1982 by Camera Obscura 1982 Pornography, Eroticism Constance Pen 1e y Near the beginning of Sauve pipeut (la vie), in a scene that has been singled out for accusations of pornography (specifically, pedophilia), “Paul Godard” drops by a sports...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 65–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of black manhood. That is, the tape facilitates our understanding of how performances of race, gender, sex, and sexuality are equally induced by subject as by spectator. The tape not only speaks to the constitutive links between authenticity and spectatorship that pornography reveals but also to the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2017) 32 (2 (95)): 29–61.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jennifer Moorman The seemingly paradoxical phenomenon of mainstream alt-porn belies ostensible distinctions between industrial pornography and its alternatives. These corporate iterations of alt-porn—an initially grassroots, oppositional, community-based form of adult filmmaking—tend to interweave...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2018) 33 (1 (97)): 1–27.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of contemporary pornography as compensatory fantasy, the article suggests that the actions of the working-class heroes of exploitation films symbolize revenge for powerless masses of the working class and underclass. It also argues that sex films, which started out as exclusively sexist and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 81–109.
Published: 01 December 2008
... understand the historical and contextual significance of these questions, I situate Benglis' video at the intersection of three visual histories in the US: that of early video art, seventies feminist art, and mass culture pornography. Although Benglis is primarily a sculptor, she turned increasingly to video...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 33–63.
Published: 01 September 2011
... become liminal. Through close readings of The Seven Year Itch, Blue Velvet, Three Little Pigs , and The Empire Strikes Back , I track the range of meaning found in cinematic breathing, from the figurative presence of erotic breath in pornography to the literal associations of air and environment in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 63–93.
Published: 01 December 2011
... a fundamental shift in the older conception of the performance artwork as a unique event. The article explores the way in which both reperformance and pornography are characterized by a mode of reception in which a document of a past performance becomes the occasion for the creation of new affect in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2013) 28 (1 (82)): 1–35.
Published: 01 May 2013
... filmmakers exploit what I term the audience's cruel knowledge about actresses in order to position the films in relation to the other art forms associated with their actresses (ballet and pornography). Building from the premise that spectacle and excess are necessary to both celebrity and cruelty, I argue...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 125–157.
Published: 01 December 2013
... musical, pornography) with New Wave cinematic aesthetics (jump cuts, an interrupted sound track, a revealed apparatus). It is a remarkable film for its sexual forthrightness as well as the value Vallois places on cinematic form. Johan is a dynamic text particularly when read through the contemporaneous...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2014) 29 (2 (86)): 59–83.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Alexia Smit Critical accounts of plastic surgery television tend to explain women viewers' engagement with it either through comparisons to pornography and in terms of visual pleasure or by figuring the viewer as a docile, disciplined subject who reproduces the values espoused by the format. This...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 11–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Mediated Mormonism to be published with Duke University Press. © 2015 by Camera Obscura 2015 transmediated grotesque reality celebrity teen mom pornography misogyny transmediation Figure 1. In Touch Weekly’s gallery of the female grotesque Reality Moms, Real Monsters: Transmediated...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (3 (30)): 139–140.
Published: 01 May 1992
... California Press, 1993. $25.00. No End to Her: Soap Opera and the Female Subject by Martha Nochimson. University of California Press, 1993. $15.00. The Invention of Pornography: Obscenity and the Origins of Modernity, 1500-1 800 edited by Lynn Hunt. The MIT Press, 1993. $26.95. Dirty Looks...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1988) 6 (3 (18)): 156.
Published: 01 September 1988
... Kaplan. Methuen, 1987. $11.95. Marguerite Duras by Marguerite Duras, Jacques Lacan, Maurice Blanchot and others. City Lights, 1988. $9.95. Policing Desire: Pornography, AIDS and the Media by Simon Watney. Uni• versity of Minnesota Press, 1987. $14.95. Discerning...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 5–6.
Published: 01 December 1982
... the U .S., Sawe qui peut (la vie), they are meant to be read as related pieces. We chose this way ofraising certain issues with respect to the film (violence and enunciation, pornography and eroticism, the citation of the work of Mariguerite Duras and her fictional inclusion in the film) in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2002) 17 (3 (51)): 115–147.
Published: 01 December 2002
... of his physical appearance, pose critical challenges to the current discourse on pornography in film and media studies, in particular, the assumption that pornography is generically moti- vated by the desire to arouse male viewers by the objectification of the woman’s body. Like Hollywood, the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1983) 4 (2 (11)): 120–131.
Published: 01 September 1983
... and Cultures: Case Studies," "Dimensions of Pornography," "Approaches to a Gay Film History." In retrospect, one could reformulate these areas along two major axes, theoretical and historical, which cut across the somewhat arbitrarily constructed boundaries for discussion...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 277–278.
Published: 01 May 1997
... Karen Hollinger. U of Minnesota P, 1998. At Home With Pornography: Women, Sex, and Everyday Life by Jane Juffer. New York UP, 1998. Women in Film Noir (New Edition) edited by E. Ann Kaplan. British Film Institute, 1998. The Exorcist (2nd edition) by Mark Kermode. BFI Publishing, 1998...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 242–243.
Published: 01 December 1982
.... Penley, Constance Introduction to Metaphor/Metonymy or the Imaginary Kcferent. Vol. 3, no. 7; pp. 7-29. Pornography, Eroticism. Vol. 3, no. 8-9-10; pp. 13-18. Les Enfants de la Patrie, Vol. 3, no. 89-10; pp. 33-58. Kodowick, D. N. Codard and Silence. Vol. 3, no. 89-10; pp...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 262–263.
Published: 01 May 1994
... relationship to the pornography industry. Jackie Byars is Associate Professor of film and television studies in the Depart- ment of Communication at Wayne State University. She is the author of All That Hollywood Allows: Re-regarding Gender in 1950s Melodrama. At pres...