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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (2): 209–219.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Lynne Joyrich Recently, there has been an explosion of charges of sexual violence and assault within the worlds of media, journalism, and entertainment, with female stars leading the way in making these charges of sexual misconduct public. Indeed, stars—located at precisely the boundaries...
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Camera Obscura (2024) 39 (1 (115)): 191–217.
Published: 01 May 2024
... attempted to represent and stabilize since the medium's foundations in the mid-twentieth century. In resisting stable, positive identity categories in a story of sexual violence, Coel's I May Destroy You presents an aberration and an important intervention in a televisual landscape that often relies...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 117–151.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Ora Gelley The French director Catherine Breillat has in recent years become a kind of figurehead for what has been perceived by many as a new trend in contemporary European cinema toward extreme representations of violence and graphic sexuality. As a consequence of the controversy provoked...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 33–63.
Published: 01 September 2021
... guileless entrance into a world of sexual violence and forced assimilation cedes to Sook-hee's more complicit plot to escape her provincial surroundings by abandoning her Korean identity and thereby “becoming Japanese.” Colonial mimicry—referenced in the film's very first shot of Korean children imitating...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 32–48.
Published: 01 September 1995
... woman in the neoporn flick Showgirls. Unlike these films or others such as Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction, which glamorizes as spectacle violent criminality and sexuality filtered through blackness, Irish filmmaker Neil Jordan’s cinema exudes a sensitivity and abhorrence of violence...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 77–107.
Published: 01 May 2020
... violence related to conflict, war, ethnic cleansing, or genocide, such as sexual torture and mutilation; forced pregnancy, abortion, and prostitution; sexual slavery; and rape.11 Although scholars have made significant advances in understanding conflict- related sex- ual violence since the turn...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 1–39.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Ara Osterweil In an era of motion picture history that forbade the representation of explicit adult sexuality and interracial romance, the appeal of Shirley Temple's innocent yet erotic persona was instrumentalized by the film industry as an important box office draw and powerful ideological weapon...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (1 (46)): 99–141.
Published: 01 May 2001
... themselves to be relatively defensive and/or insensitive about issues of rape and sexual violence, and this is unfortunate, but it does not seem especially implausible. The film also does not show these atti- tudes to be universal, as Kopelev...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (2 (113)): 119–143.
Published: 01 September 2023
... founded and chairs Think Equal, a global organization dedicated to social and emotional learning. 39. Bhattacharya, “Neoliberalism's Dreams.” 40. Tanika Godbole, “Why India's Dalit Women Are Vulnerable to Sexual Violence,” Deutsche Welle , 28 October 2010, https://www.dw.com/en/why-indias...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 175–183.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of ambivalence on terms of sexual difference, especially for father figures perceived as models of artistic expressivity, and the mothering body as a body of prohibition, labor, illness, and death. Examining the negation of the body, the role of aggression and violence, and the critique of the bind of “male...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (3 (114)): 77–105.
Published: 01 December 2023
... and sexuality, and ultimately denial of their existence by the Nordic settler states of Finland and Sweden. Similar forms of violence have been directed at Indigenous people around the world and in Nordic countries, as well as at transgender and intersex people. The Sámi people, whose traditional land Sápmi...
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Camera Obscura (2024) 39 (1 (115)): 63–93.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Eleanore Gardner; Alyson Miller Abstract While complex women in contemporary television are, as Svenja Hohenstein and Katharina Thalmann contend, “no longer a niche phenomenon,” the antiheroine continues to be defined by her relationship to motherhood, sexuality, and violence. This essay contrasts...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 123–130.
Published: 01 September 2011
... with women in mainstream media: one is likely to be ambushed by sexism ranging from narrative irrelevance to depictions of graphic sexual violence and murder.8 The powerful invisibility of the video editor — ­and the plea- surable invisibility of the vid spectator to whose sensibility footage...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 4–35.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., or Shelley’s Frankenstein, or that famous work of violence, suspense, and terror, Shakespeare’s Macbetb. Conversely, thematic discussions of the film’s “sexual politics” by- pass aesthetic issues, to assess its adherence to political standards for the depiction of women and gay men...
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 233–237.
Published: 01 December 1982
... analysis. These concerned topics which ranged from Pam Falk- enberg’s analysis of woman and the father’s place in Destvy Rides 237 Again, Ann West’s paper on sexuality, violence, and fetishism in Lady From Shanghai, and Maureen Turim’s paper on ritual, desire, and death in Oshima’s...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 4–23.
Published: 01 January 1989
... by connoisseurship, as well as on that of economics, and finally on that of sexualized violence and aggression. His economic power, reflected in his glimmering museum-home, with its network of electronic ap- paratuses, is supported by his engagement with the technology of reproduction. For the artist here...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 117–127.
Published: 01 January 1988
... threads which build to the episode's climax• the traumatic memory of sexual violence and its eruption into the present. And it is thus, once again, an excess of "femininity" which marks the peculiar status of the soap opera's interrupted wedding. I began by asserting...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 59–105.
Published: 01 May 2005
... activity and sexual violence between men were fully on display. Oz was unrelenting in its attention to prison violence and conflicts of identity, but it was also a remarkably innovative and compelling prison drama that thoroughly indicted the prison Copyright © 2005 by Camera Obscura Camera...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 171–179.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Broken Machines already know, with little left to share or find shocking. #MeToo revealed that perpetrators of sexual violence didn t think their women as machines in relatively good working order would talk among themselves or turn against them. What greater threat to the abuser than to learn...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 373–377.
Published: 01 December 1989
.... Surviving Sexual Violence by Liz Kelly. University of Minnesota Press, 1989. $14.95. Feminism and Anthropology by Henrietta L. Moore. University of Minnesota 375 Press, 1989. $15.95. Speaking of Gender edited by Elaine Showalter. Routledge, 1989. $13.95. Kierkegaard: Construction...