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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 46–63.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Vivian Sobchack Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 The Amazing Voyage of Gustave Flaubert and Raymond Roussel (Steve Fagin, 1986) “The Occidental Tourist”: Steve Fagin’s Virtual Voyage for Armchair Travelers Vivian...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 4–6.
Published: 01 September 1990
... the photographic image whose mute space Roland Barthes described in similar terms: “it cannot say what it shows.” The narrator of Steve Fagin’s videotape tells us that the fathers of Gustave (Flaubert) and Raymond (Roussel) never spoke: “At least their mothers spoke to them. A tongue taken from...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 28–59.
Published: 01 September 1983
... representation holds out to fiction: the hero's gaze into the window, where he can see his life slipping past, 43 inside and outside, as in the last lines of Roussel's poem, "La vue," which are quoted at the end of the tape: Mes yeux plangent dans un coin d'azur: rna pensee Reve, absente, perdue...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 156–177.
Published: 01 January 1992
... improvement, including shrink- age of tumors in 25 per cent of women with advanced breast cancer who took the drug. It is too early to tell what side effects RU-486 might have as a treatment for breast cancer, because no major studies have been done. The drug’s manufacturer, Roussel-Uclaf...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 11–45.
Published: 01 September 1990
... describing the work of Raymond Roussel: “to speak and to show in a simultaneous motion . . . [a] prodigious . . . interweaving”. Speaking and seeing at the same time, although it is not the same thing, although we do not speak of what we see, or see that of which we...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 50–83.
Published: 01 September 1985
..., but not “how he learned to draw” (and even more importantly, not how he perceived his relation to creativity). I cannot help thinking of Raymond Roussel’s How I Wrote Some ofMy Books, or of the conjurer’s trick of ‘‘revealing’’ his tricks. Eisenstein never says anything directly, either...