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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 61–91.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of social trauma structuring most haunted real estate films than by the free-floating anxieties attendant upon the financialization of postindustrial economies and exacerbated by the Great Recession. It theorizes that the franchise is symptomatic of a broader cultural exploration of an emergent recessionary...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 27–59.
Published: 01 September 2016
... by the greater economic insecurity that middle-class women have been facing post–Great Recession but also by a variety social factors that generate feelings of immobilization and isolation. Abjection is often a principal sign of these characters' precarity—they inhabit spaces where they often recoil from others...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 12–41.
Published: 01 May 1994
.... But this rise is not a function of changes in television programming alone. Television and the “Working Woman’’ The new status is due, at least in part, to the economic impact of second wave feminism in the 1970s, multiple recessions starting in 1975, changes...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (3 (96)): 33–61.
Published: 01 December 2017
... (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003). 22. Isabel Molina- Guzmán, “ ‘Latina Wisdom’ in ‘Postrace’ Recession Media,” in Gendering the Recession: Media and Culture in an Age of Austerity, ed. Diane Negra and Yvonne Tasker (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014), 59...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 6–11.
Published: 01 May 1994
... times (real or imagined) before parenthood and the recession-a channel of nostalgia for the 1980s. She also sees Lifetime’s repositioning of old programs and production of new ones as a revisioning “in the context of Lifetime’s own mission to the women of America, a mission that in the 1990s...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 158–165.
Published: 01 September 2007
....” It is being mounted by the legendary director-auteur Claude Régy. It will expose the mental recesses of a psychotic writer just hours before he or she (the text does not specify the protagonist’s sex) intends to commit suicide — as Kane herself did in 1999, shortly after writing this work...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 165–171.
Published: 01 May 2008
... divaism diminished for a period, high-profile dandy divas have popped up again — like a recessive gene that skips generations. What makes dandy diva style so com- pelling for me is precisely its regenerative ability. When scandal- ized in one place it returns, with even greater vigor and brashness...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (3 (63)): 137–143.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., receptacle, recess, repository, safe, storeroom, vault, walk-in, wardrobe. ARCHIVE: cache, canon, catalog, chronicle, collection, depository, file, index, journal, memorial, record, register, repository, safe, storehouse, tomb, vault, warehouse, writing. A R C H I V E F O...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 206–237.
Published: 01 January 1992
.... In the climate of a recession, insurance reimbursement is vital to the continuing health of a medical specialty.42 Although a more detailed discussion of the economics of medical diagnoses is beyond the scope of this paper, it is likely that an investigation into the determining factors of medical...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 108–133.
Published: 01 January 1989
... linked to the traumatic rupture neces- sitated by the recession of waters and subsequent adaptation to dry land: The interpretation of being rescued from water or of swimming in water as a representation of birth and as representation of coitus . . . which is current in psychoanalysis...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (2 (110)): 59–89.
Published: 01 September 2022
... models a “period of post-capitalism” that, for Ina Karkani, signals economic and aesthetic recession. 54 Anna Poupou adds that this “experimental town without roots, without past and without future” mirrors Weird Wave films’ “isolation and enclosure.” 55 Rosalind Galt agrees that “the architecture...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 29–61.
Published: 01 September 2017
...). Lee identifies as genderqueer and prefers the pronouns “they” and “them.” Jiz Lee, email interview with the author, 10 December 2011. 56. Violet Blue, “Racist Porn and the Recession,” SF Gate, 12 February 2009, www.sfgate.com/living/article/Racist-Porn-­ and­...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 93–127.
Published: 01 December 2007
... working and residing in France. Not only France but also all the major countries of immigration in Western Europe resorted to similar measures, which policy makers deemed necessary in the face of economic recession and rising unemployment.5 Inch’Allah dimanche explores the consequences...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 132–145.
Published: 01 May 1994
... boomers for that affluent time before parenthood and the recession. In a way, it’s always 1984 on Lifetime. It’s just that, demographically speaking, 1984 didn’t reach 141 television until 1992. Prisoners of Wedlock: The Burning Bed on Lifetime As I have shown above, the text’s...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 132–145.
Published: 01 September 1983
....' This situation should not obscure, however, the increasingly difficult times which women in the film sector are facing. Although its onset was later and its impact less severe than in the United States, the economic recession is threatening film production and distribution. Specifically, the conserva...
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Camera Obscura (1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 157–175.
Published: 01 May 1979
... doggedly held to for, lo, these past sixteen years - in spite of inflation, recession, institutional neglect and caprice, various selfish interests and the examples of other co-ops. B. The current distribution scene could be improved with more love, concern, belief...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (3 (57)): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2004
... recesses of the familial quag- mires that form the basis of the pop-psychoanalytical explanation of the self. It is a striking figure because it holds in apparently con- tradictory conjunction the deepest secrets of subjectivity and the preeminently stereotypical suburban landscape. It is a different...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 139–159.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the dramatic action unfolds in the deepest recesses of Su-mi’s fecund mind, since she attempts to deal with the death of her biological mother and sister through a repeated reenvisioning of possible scenarios, where she alternately assumes the roles of aggressor and victim. Su-mi seems unable...
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Camera Obscura (1977) 1 (2 (2)): 67–92.
Published: 01 September 1977
... to a passion for the image (reduplicated: Scottie isfascinated by Madeleine because she is herself fas- cinated by an image: the recession of the phantasy, particular to the scopic drive, constitutes the scene). A passion which precipitates, almost in a chemical sense, the peculiar affinity...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 76–101.
Published: 01 May 1994
..., the gesture of undoing sinks one more deeply into the mire (of femininity). In an attempt to avert such an opening up into the feminine recesses of the mind, Dashiell Hammett takes detective fiction into the “mean streets” (to quote Chandler’s phrase Breaking the “closed circle...