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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 42–74.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Jodi Dean Copyright © 1996 by Indiana University Press 1997 Swamp Gas by Jeffrey Westover, 1997. Courtesy of the artist. The Truth is Out There: Aliens and the Fugitivity of Postmodern Truth Jodi Dean Arrival Aliens have invaded the United States. They swarmed over...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 67–79.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Anne Friedberg The Mercator of the Postmodern: Mapping the Great Divide Anne Friedberg Andreas Huyssen, After the Great Divide: Modernism, Mass Culture, Post• modernism (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986) The cover of Andreas Huyssen's After the Great Divide...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (3 (57)): 157–185.
Published: 01 December 2004
.... Currently he is a visiting assistant professor at the University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television. Courtesy Miramax Traumatic Postmodern Histories: Velvet Goldmine’s Phantasmatic Testimonies Edward R. O’Neill If modernity was characterized by and imagined itself in...
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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 110–125.
Published: 01 December 1984
...Jean-François Lyotard; Maria Minich Brewer; Daniel Brewer © 1984 by Camera Obscura 1984 Ler Bazgneuzez (Claude-Joseph Vernet , 1771) Philosophy and Painting in the Age of Their Experimentation: Contribution to an Idea of Postmodernity Jean-FranGotj- LYO~UT~ I imagine you are...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 128–153.
Published: 01 January 1988
...Lynne Joyrich All That Heaven Allows (Douglas Sirk, 1955) All that Television Allows: TV Melodrama, Postmodernism and Consumer Culture Lynne ]oyrich I. Drama at Our Fingertips In an emotionally charged scene in Douglas Sirk's 1955 melodrama All That Heaven Allows, the...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 69–95.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Richard Pope It is typically argued that Blade Runner should be seen as a metaphor of the postmodern condition, or of our—”our” insofar as we are postmodern subjects—schizophrenic relation to the Symbolic order. It is said that while the film's replicants are initially resistant to the social order...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the filmmaker has come herself to represent. It is the modern rather than the historical qualities of the film that have captured the attention of most reviewers; but what, precisely, is “modern” about Marie Antoinette , and how is the film's modernity distinguishable from the labels of “postmodern...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 1–37.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Anne Kustritz While Battlestar Galactica reinvigorated the science fiction genre by representing contemporary political problems in a complex, often radical fashion, the series also makes visible a new articulation of eugenic thinking. Postmodern eugenics repurposes turn-of-the-twentieth-century...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (2): 195–207.
Published: 01 September 2019
... depict printed matter from the postmodern period that include photographs of female models posed as if they are shooting playful self­portraits in a mirror, acting as if they are themselves the photographer. Taking Collier’s work as evidence, this essay asks questions about how and why the selfie is so...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 151.
Published: 01 September 1996
... Scattered Hegemonies: Postmodernity and Transnational Feminist Practices (Minnesota University Press, 1994). Caren Kaplan is an Associate Professor in the Women's Studies Department at the University of California at Berkeley. She is the author of Questions of Travel: Postmodern Discourses...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 373–377.
Published: 01 December 1989
.... Universal Abandon? The Politics of Postmodernism edited by Andrew Ross (for the Social Text collective). Minnesota University Press. $14.95. Opera, or the Undoing of Women by Catherine ClCment. Translated by Betsy Wing. Foreword by Susan McClary. Minnesota University Press. $13.95. Off Screen: Women...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 108–143.
Published: 01 September 2006
... often characterized as “postmodern” or even “global postmod- ern” films.1 Popular in Taiwan, Finland, Uruguay, and Brazil, Run Lola Run especially has garnered global appeal. The film’s love story, creative use of technology, and catchy techno-music score certainly contributed to its popularity...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (2 (53)): 152–153.
Published: 01 September 2003
...: Modernity, Contingency, the Archive. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002. Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey. Performing Whiteness: Postmodern Re/Constructions in the Cinema. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2003. Herivel, Tara, and Paul Wright, eds. Prison Nation...
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Camera Obscura (1999) 14 (3 (42)): 163–164.
Published: 01 September 1999
... Invasion Themes in Vampire Narratives. No. 40-41; pp. 181-200. Chow, Rey Nostalgia in the New Wave: Structure in Wong Kar-wai's Happy Together. No. 42; pp. 31-50. Dean, Jodi The Truth is Out There: Aliens and the Fugitivity of Postmodern Truth. No. 40-41; pp. 43-76. DiPiero, Thomas...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 156.
Published: 01 September 1988
... Critique: Essays on the Politic» of Gender in Late-Capitalist Sot;ieties edited and introduced by Seyla Benhabib & Drucilla Cornell. Uni• versity of Minnesota Press, 1987. $14.95. Rot;king Around the Clock: Musit; Television, Postmodernism, 6- Consumer Culture by E. Ann...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (3 (30)): 138.
Published: 01 May 1992
... of English and of Afro-American Studies at Harvard University. He is the author of Framing the Margins: The Social Logic of Postmodern Culture (Oxford, 1993), and of various essays in contemporary cultural analysis. “Playing in the Dark” is part of a book in progress titled...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 1995
.... Routledge, 1996. $19.95. The Postmodern Arts by Nigel Wheale. Routlege, 1995. $18.95. The Death of Character: Perspectives on Theater after Modernism. Indiana University Press, 1996. $17.95. Fugitive Cultures: Race, Violence, and Youth by Henry Giroux. Routledge, 1996. $16.95. Sexual...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 174–178.
Published: 01 September 1991
... William Uricchio. Routledge, 1991. $13.95. Now You See It: Studies on Lesbian and Gay Film by Richard Dyer. Routledge, 1991. $15.95. European Cinemas, European Cities: 1939-2 990 by Pierre Solin. Routledge, 1991. $18.95. Politics of the Self: Feminism and the Postmodern in West German...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 190–194.
Published: 01 December 1989
...” indifference- a view which, claiming that the oppositions constitutive of sexual difference and the gendered gaze have simply disappeared within a postmodern implosion of meaning, renders all attempts to speak for or in the name of women problematic and easily dismissed. While...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 194–199.
Published: 01 December 1989
... Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1989 194 that is postmodern American life, we can continue to intervene effec- tively within contemporary cultural and sexual politics. It is impossible to provide a complete list of all the scholarship that I...