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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 123–130.
Published: 01 September 2011
... has been tailored — ­comes as a welcome change from the pain of objectification and identification. The superiority of invisibility to visibility for women, even in a celebrityobsessed culture such as ours, is the theme of Obsessive24’s “Piece of Me” (2008), about Brit- ney Spears. It may be...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2006) 21 (1 (61)): 65–68.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and its relation to media unless we begin in the present. (This is particularly true in undergraduate classes, but it is also of importance in our graduate teaching.) If this means focusing on the spectacle of Brit- ney Spears to revisit and animate the seminal film theory of Laura Mulvey...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 69–87.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Spears, in which the singer — disheveled, weepy, inarticulate, smacking gum — appeared to be having a nervous breakdown on camera as she described herself as an “emotional wreck” due to the relentless pressure of constant public scrutiny, might be the contemporary equivalent of just this...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 178–183.
Published: 01 May 2008
... occasion exposed the desperation of Britney Spears’s “Baby, One More Time” (“My loneliness is kill- ing me . . . Hit me, baby, one more time”) and the violence of Belle and Sebastian’s “Fox in the Snow” (“When your legs are black and blue Frequently rendering popular songs unrecognizable until she...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1995) 12 (2 (35)): 24–51.
Published: 01 May 1995
... scorpion on his back, braves the wa- ters, halfway over, feels a burning spear in his side, and realizes the scorpion has stung him after all. And as they both sink beneath the waves, the frog cries out, "Why did you...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2003) 18 (3 (54)): 99–117.
Published: 01 December 2003
... The Crucifixion (1420) is a painting that posi- tions Christ on the cross at Calvary, his body pierced by a spear extended by one of the members of the crowd below. The fram- 112 • Camera Obscura “Insomnia.” Courtesy Marina Abramovic´ ing of crucifixion as an actively violent act, performed...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2002) 17 (3 (51)): 149–179.
Published: 01 December 2002
...- ers Rae’s betrayal (he sees her with the rifle) and attacks her so brutally that she is finally forced to use a weapon against him. Locking herself in a room again, and finally wounding her attacker through the door with a spear gun, Rae nonetheless can- not bring herself to kill Hughie.25 Instead...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 11–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Chandrasekaran, dir. Beth McCarthy-­Miller, prod. Broadway Video, Little Stranger, and Universal TV, NBC, 8 March 2012. 2. Shelley Cobb, “Mother of the Year: Kathy Hilton, Lynne Spears, Dina Lohan, and Bad Celebrity Motherhood,” Genders...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2002) 17 (2 (50)): 69–107.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2004) 19 (2 (56)): 1–45.
Published: 01 September 2004
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2005) 20 (1 (58)): 59–105.
Published: 01 May 2005
... who can go the longest without commit- ting male-on-male rape. He loses. In a similar MAD TV parody titled “Coz,” a caricatured Bill Cosby (Aries Spears) bares his ass while struggling to retain control over the prison pudding trade. A voice-over entices viewers by promising: “If you love...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2010
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1999) 14 (3 (42)): 96–123.
Published: 01 September 1999
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1990) 8 (2 (23)): 42–69.
Published: 01 May 1990
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1990) 8 (2 (23)): 8–41.
Published: 01 May 1990
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2007) 22 (2 (65)): 39–71.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Jewishness so resonant with Broadway’s divas from Streisand to Menzel and the other Jewish Elphabas. In contrast, on another thread, one fan asked what oth- ers would do if they arrived at the theater to find Britney Spears playing Elphaba, and everyone answered, scoffing, that they would return...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 117–147.
Published: 01 December 2014
... — according to the script but masked in the film — her body is impaled on the spear-­points of an iron fence. In classical Hollywood fashion, the climax of The Woman on Pier 13 reprises the initial warehouse sequence, only this time Brad has Arnold, a revolver, and the element of surprise...