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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 203–225.
Published: 01 January 1988
... Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Da llas The Danny Thomas Show My Friend Irma Source Guide to TV Family Comedy, Drama and Serial Drama, 1946-1970 UCLA Film and Television Archive: Dan Einstein and Nina Leibman...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 90–129.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Ben Singer Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Female Power in the Serial-Queen Melodrama: The Etiology of an Anomaly Ben Singer Few film genres so historically anomalous, and so pertinent to con- temporary discussions of gender and spectatorship, have...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 67–101.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Schmid), Fränze (Helen Vita), Cilly (Annemarie Düringer), Trude (Irm Hermann), the Whore of Babylon (uncredited), the waitress (Elke Haltaufderheide), and Mieze (Barbara Sukowa). Across successive episodes, these minor characters offer a version of seriality inside the serial form that is Berlin...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (2): 71–101.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Alison Wielgus This essay considers the role that Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake (BBC/SundanceTV, 2013) and Top of the Lake: China Girl (BBC/SundanceTV, 2017) play in the post-network television landscape. Situating the series among the globalized genre of serialized post-network crime shows that...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 69–101.
Published: 01 May 2013
... desire — this essay cannot consider the photograph in isolation from others like it, because the calendar serializes and is itself a serial and because the photograph is a copy-image of a beloved object that itself becomes beloved. It is the copy rather than the original that must stay behind, that...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 155–183.
Published: 01 May 2015
... unpredictable antisocial affective engagement among cast members. These scenes generate a thrilling anxiety that encourages serialized watching and potentially endless interpretation by viewers, creating a ratings economy out of an affective one. Through a reading of The Real Housewives of Atlanta (2008–), this...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... racism to losing their jobs. In this essay, I argue that Bookchin's work makes an important feminist intervention into discourses that either demonize or lionize social media. Utilizing strategies of seriality, database/narrative, and orchestration, Bookchin crafts a set of composite found footage texts...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 157–159.
Published: 01 September 1988
... Xiaolian. No.18; pp. 26-31. Interview with Hu MeL No.18; pp. 32-41. Berry, Sarah Source Guide to TV Family Comedy, Drama and Serial Drama, 1946• 1970: Museum of Broadcasting (New York). No.16; pp. 205-225. Bukatman, Scott Paralysis in Motion: Jerry Lewis's Life as a Man. No.17; pp. 195-205...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 193–231.
Published: 01 December 2005
... picture: Among the serial detective films [zhentan changpian] imported from America, Baolian’s [Pearl White] films comprise the greatest number. Films such as The Perils of Pauline, The Black Hooded Thief, The Circle of Trouble, and The Great Secret of Germany are all well known by everyone...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 169–170.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of The Hours: Queer Melodrama and the Dilemma of Marriage. No. 82: pp. 37 – 67 Alessandra Raengo In the Shadow. No. 83: pp. 1 – 43 B. Ruby Rich The Confidence Game. No. 82: pp. 157 – 68 Jill Richards Berlin Alexanderplatz’s Serial Women. No. 84: pp. 67 – 101 Patricia White...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 4–35.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Jonathan Demme’s film The Silence ofthe Lambs: Ted Levine, the actor who plays one of the film’s two serial killers, Buffalo Bill, was for years my neighbor, three houses away, in Oak Park, Illinois. Now, this coincidence would hardly merit attention if it were not for the role that...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 166–191.
Published: 01 May 1994
... overall address and the serial nature of television itself. By examining the patterns of consumption encour- aged by Lifetime’s rotation of off-network series, we may also come closer to understanding the roles played by some important theoretical dyads, such as repetition and interruption, flow...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 167–168.
Published: 01 January 1990
... sensa- tionalism and serial films of the teens. His essays on film theory, avant-garde film and early cinema have appeared (or are forthcoming) in Cinema ]ournal, Millennium Film Journal, LiteraturelFilm Quarterly, Film History, and Per- sistence of Vision. ...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 4–7.
Published: 01 January 1990
... female eroticism into certain suspense-generating mechanisms. In his essay on the serial queen melodrama in American cinema of the teens, Singer similarly focuses on films which assigned a prominent role to female protagonists. He emphasizes the marked historical shift in the definition of...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 59–105.
Published: 01 May 2005
... racial and sexual identity. This potential has long existed in relation to the prison genre, but Oz significantly complicates many of the traditions of the prison narrative—including, for instance, the privileging of the “inno- cent” white male victim—and uses the disruptiveness of the serial...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 59–81.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Vicki Callahan Camera Obscura 2001 Vicki Callahan is an associate professor of film studies in the English department at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She is completing a book on the films of Louis Feuillade, Zones of Anxiety: Movement, Musidora, and the Crime Serials of Louis...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 196–197.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 2005 Call for Papers Camera Obscura continues to invite our readers to compose statements of 500–1000 words that would contribute to a conceptual “archive for the future” of feminism, culture, and media studies. Selected submissions will appear serially in consecutive issues of the...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 198–199.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 2005 Call for Papers Camera Obscura continues to invite our readers to compose statements of 500–1000 words that would contribute to a conceptual “archive for the future” of feminism, culture, and media studies. Selected submissions will appear serially in consecutive issues of the...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 234–235.
Published: 01 December 2005
... 2005 Call for Papers Camera Obscura continues to invite our readers to compose statements of 500–1000 words that would contribute to a conceptual “archive for the future” of feminism, culture, and media studies. Selected submissions will appear serially in consecutive issues of the...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 236–237.
Published: 01 December 2005
... 2005 Call for Papers Camera Obscura continues to invite our readers to compose statements of 500–1000 words that would contribute to a conceptual “archive for the future” of feminism, culture, and media studies. Selected submissions will appear serially in consecutive issues of the...