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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 71–99.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Hunter Hargraves This article charts the emergence of a subgenre of reality television, recovery television, in which individuals with compulsive behaviors or addictions to unhealthy substances are profiled and reformed through a staged intervention. It argues that recovery television...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 188–190.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Spectatorship and Recovery Television. No. 88: pp. 71 – 99 Vincent Hausmann “The Hard Shining Brightness of  You”: Witnessing the Assumption of a Body in George Cukor’s A Woman’s Face. No. 89: pp. 55 – 87 188 Volume Index  • 189 Usha...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (3 (57)): 23–55.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Mary Desjardins Camera Obscura 2004 Mary Desjardins is associate professor of film and television studies at Dartmouth College. She is currently revising her forthcoming book, titled Recycled Stars: Female Stardom in the Age of Television and Video , and has published in journals...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 107–147.
Published: 01 May 2005
...: A Reader on Film and Television Melodrama, ed. Marcia Landy (Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1991), 99; original emphasis. 12. Marcia Landy, introduction to Landy, Imitations of Life, 14, 15. 13. Christine Gledhill, “The Melodramatic Field: An Investigation,” in Home...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 195–225.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of white supremacist actions, through which the multi- culturation of American society was being stringently resisted.2 Curiously synchronic with the decade’s swell in violence against internally perceived “aliens,” the Fox television network ignited...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 146–165.
Published: 01 May 1994
... these shots are taken from previous episodes of the series, they represent our memories as well, memories not of war, but of television.2 “The Gift” displaces public stories about the war with private memories of it, just as it displaces private memories by televisual...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 151–193.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Heather Hendershot Camera Obscura 2001 Heather Hendershot is an assistant professor of media studies at Queens College/CUNY. She is the author of Saturday Morning Censors: Television Regulation before the V-Chip , and she is currently completing a book on conservative evangelical...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 156–177.
Published: 01 January 1992
... to the idea of early detection. ” Public service announcements on television encourage women to do monthly breast self-examinations, get regular checkups from a physician, and go for periodic mammograms (X-rays of breast tissue), according to one’s age. While no one would discourage women...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (1 (64)): 197–208.
Published: 01 May 2007
... shown in festivals, galleries, universities, and on TV internationally, and are in the permanent collections of such museums as the Stedelijk in Amsterdam, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. A founding member of Heresies: A Feminist Publication on Art...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 67–101.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of the Weimar period. Through the placement of the female minor characters, Berlin Alexanderplatz challenges the traditional terms of value often associated with the historical television miniseries. Contra contemporaneous miniseries like Heimat (WDR/SFB, West Germany, 1984), Roots (ABC, 1977), and Days of Hope...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (1 (49)): 189–215.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Bill’s gratitude for rescuing his baby from the deep freeze and salvaging his masculinity, which he forfeited to join the derided ranks of television meteo- rologists, is palpable. The capsule is, of course, named in homage to Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland) in the classic film The Wizard of Oz...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 134–151.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Alexandra Juhasz HZV TV (VIP Video Support Group, 1990) WAVE in the Media Environment: Camcorder Activism and the Making of HIV TV Alexandra Juhasx Camcorders have brought television production to the neighborhoods: the playgrounds...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 161–179.
Published: 01 May 1997
... nostalgic re-visions. Indeed, a very real apprehension of the disturbed present and the potentially apocalyptic future appears quite clearly in media(ted) elab- orations, in the hopeful modifications or rectifications of past mis- takes portrayed in contemporary films and TV programs. In other...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (3 (57)): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2004
... in the cinema, psychoanalytic theory, television, and sexual and racial difference in film. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers as Brian Slade/Maxwell Demon in Velvet Goldmine (UK/US, 1998). Courtesy Miramax Pathos and Pathology: The Cinema of Todd Haynes Mary Ann Doane Because infinity—for the eye—begins...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 103–123.
Published: 01 September 2007
... range” of television performance; but in so doing, she highlights the “absurd” pretensions and “ridiculous” egomania that surely contribute to the devotion of such camp enthusiasts as the chucklers James and Jason.2 Throughout the interview, Van Ark continually trips herself up...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 1996
...-the-shoulder shot of the filmmaker drawing a street map of the neighborhood, marking the spot where she was once attacked. Then it cuts to Montgomery walking swiftly down those very streets, a hand-held camera racing behind her to catch up. It is mock TV news, mock "verite...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 109–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Lisa Nakamura Images of biometric screens are becoming increasingly common in television and film, particularly in genres such as police procedurals, “terror” television programs, and medical dramas. Digital surveillant screens establish and produce authority and scientific truths about national...
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Camera Obscura (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...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (3 (30)): 58–75.
Published: 01 May 1992
... and, in fact, often sold in grocery stores alongside the peanut butter-without regard for their material differences.’ Annie Wilkes’s mispronunciation of “Dom Perignon,” her choice of television shows ( “Love Connec- tion wines (Taylor jug wine), food (meat loaf with Spam), her cheap and fussy objets...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 41–69.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the generalizability and the particularity of which bodies and what forms of life are deemed capable or even worthy of recovery suggests, finally, certain analytic limits to our received conceptual apparatus in approaching how reality television simul- taneously proliferates and evacuates knowledges about...