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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (2 (44)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2000
... and the book manuscript of “Queer Readings in German Social Philosophy from Kant to Adorno.” He is currently researching and presenting his work for Frames of Belonging: German Film from National to Transnational Productions , which examines the effects of contemporary social transformations on the themes...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 4–23.
Published: 01 January 1989
...Sharon Willis Copyright © 1989 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1989 To Live nnd Die in LA. (William Friedkin, 1985) Disputed Territories: Masculinity and Social Space Sharon Willis A cop stealthily enters the tract house bedroom of his occasional lover, a young blond woman...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 73–89.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Heide Schlüpmann Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Melodrama and Social Drama in the Early German Cinema Heide Schliipmunn During the period from 1911-12, film producers made a determined effort to adapt the cinema to the aesthetic cosmos...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 151–175.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Jonathan Cohn This article focuses on the birth of social networking and digital recommendation technologies and their relationship to current cultures of postfeminism and neoliberalism. These technologies, primarily designed to bring users in touch with other people and consumer goods, are tied...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2019
... (1966–76) and the socially detached and universal individualism, naturalized sexual difference, and essentialized female consciousness newly mainstreamed around the mid-1980s in China. The article argues that the dismissal of Zhang toward the end of the 1980s reveals both the transformation of Chinese...
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 1. LOGOtv's “Witch, Please!” social media campaign for Bewitched. More
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 5. Like FamilyNet before it, FETV's social media campaign for Bewitched primarily features Samantha's use of magic for women's work. More
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 33–61.
Published: 01 May 2017
... she was a Fulbright scholar in 2005–6. © 2017 by Camera Obscura 2017 melodrama HIV/AIDS prevention West Africa social marketing telenovela soap opera Figure 1. Nathalie embraces her mother in the segment titled “The Story of the Fiancés,” from the 2003 series of AIDS in the City...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 167–177.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... Her films are aesthetically distinct in the context of the formal histories of social documentary in India, which emerged at a moment of political crisis and subsequently came to be associated with instrumental use in education, advocacy, and public address. For Vohra, the textual stability...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 250–273.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Vicky Lebeau Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 “You’re my friend”: River’s Edge and Social Spectatorship Vicky Lebeuu What happens if a “real event” that generates anxiety about looking as a threat to the social bond is turned into cinema...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 274–295.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Sharon Willis Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Special Effects: Sexual and Social Difference in Wild at Heart Sharon Willis A recent issue of Movieline magazine (September, 1990) carries two related articles that capitalize on David Lynch’s name...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 155–189.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the representation of animals, knowledge, and expertise. Angela Bassett and Ralph Fiennes in Strange Days (dir. Kathryn Bigelow, US, 1995) Can “We All” Get Along? Social Difference, the Future, and Strange Days Mark Berrettini Several of the disparate character-driven narrative threads...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 60–91.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Kevin Glynn Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Bartmania: The Social Reception of an Unruly Image Kevin Glynn Matt Groening's Fox Television cartoon program The Simpsons pre- miered as a weekly prime-time series in January 1990. Almost im- mediately...
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Published: 01 May 2024
Figure 1. Arabella takes pleasure in social media likes and comments. I May Destroy You (HBO, 2020). More
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 102–110.
Published: 01 September 1983
...Lea Jacobs Fredric Jameson. The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1981) © 1983 by Camera Obscura 1983 Book Reviews Nina and the Book (Nosferatu, F.W. Murnau, 1922) The Political...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 88–115.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Erin Greer The episode “Nosedive” from the Netflix series Black Mirror (dir. Joe Wright, Netflix, UK, 2016) provides a dystopian version of a popular narrative about digital culture, according to which the ascent of social media marks the “feminization of the Internet,” its transformation from...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Ashleigh Greene Wade Abstract During the nineteenth and early to mid‐twentieth centuries, the Black press served as a cornerstone of Black social and political life in the United States. For Black Americans, newspapers and magazines functioned as both informational resources and philosophical...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 157–191.
Published: 01 May 2012
...-Lucumí/ Santería mythology, and in general creolized in postcolonial Cuba in María Antonia . As each Carmen film reworks the narrative of Carmen to fit its particular culture and to critically discuss social inequalities plaguing its society, María Antonia resituates Carmen in urban Havana to expose...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 125–157.
Published: 01 September 2020
... studies scholarship that orbit around Afro-pessimist theories of Black ontology and social death. Through their expressions of Afrocentric feminist forms of communal, caring, and creative living, the films represent a form of Black social life that expresses value systems and ways of being...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 31–59.
Published: 01 May 2022
... with repairing communication between white factory foremen and black men who were labeled the hard‐core unemployed, Greaves combines the documentary style of cinéma vérité with psychodrama, a group therapy method that uses theatrical techniques of role‐play and reenactment to both reveal and treat social...
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