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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 1–33.
Published: 01 September 2005
...: (Cross-)Cultural Projection, Spectatorship, and Iranian Cinema Lindsey Moore This article addresses the entwined issues of gendered and cul- tural representation in contemporary Iranian cinema. One of the remarkable features of recent Iranian film is its allegorical use of gendered...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 107–137.
Published: 01 September 2009
...: Transnational Feminist Spectatorship and Farida Benlyazid’s A Door to the Sky Suzanne Gauch Moroccan director Farida Benlyazid’s first feature film, A Door to the Sky (Ba¯b as-sama¯’ maftu¯h., Morocco, 1988), follows Nadia (Zakia Tahiri), a young Franco-Moroccan photographer initially por...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 33–65.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Western Reserve Historical Society Cinemactivism: Film Reform, Spectatorship, and the Cleveland Cinema Club John G. Nichols In 1923, members of the Cleveland Cinema Club (CCC) visited with brothers William C. de Mille and Cecil B. DeMille1 on the set of Only 38 (dir. William C. de...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 50–72.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Miriam Hansen Adventures of Goldilocks: Spectatorship, Consumerism and Public Life Miriam Hansen In the weeks following Valentino’s death in August 1926, millions of American women went to see The Son of the Sheik, the star’s last and most perverse film. In one of the early...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 31–67.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., “Feminized” Spectatorship, and Interregional Business Relations in the Twilight Series Victor Fan I learned about Twilight as a novel when I taught eighth graders at a tutorial school. After its publication on October within a fortnight, the novel became a student handbook...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 71–99.
Published: 01 May 2015
... instrumental to theorizing addictive spectatorship, a concept that takes seriously the notion that television may act affectively as a drug. Recovery television, it claims, helps viewers negotiate their own relationship to television consumption. Furthermore, such a negotiation augments notions of neoliberal...
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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? The...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 65–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ariane Cruz Reading Jimi Hendrix: The Sex Tape and the dialogue surrounding it as a most fecund site for the collaborative laboring of black male sexuality, authenticity, and spectatorship, this article reveals the constitutive relationship between authenticity and spectatorship in the production...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 95–135.
Published: 01 December 2011
... that Biller's relay of her own spectatorship of the sexploitation cinema represents a way of imagining female spectatorship as a form of cinephile wandering through the historical frame — and through a cathexis on the world of forgotten bodies and discarded objects, both material and cinematic...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 113–143.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Hiram Perez Building on feminist and queer scholarship on the relationship of film spectatorship to subjectivity, this essay conjectures subaltern spectatorships of the two US film adaptations of Fannie Hurst's 1933 novel Imitation of Life as a means of tracing the impossibly entangled discourses...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 75–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... While in Hollywood, she exploited the new possibilities of mass media—films, paperbacks, newspapers, and magazines—to simultaneously promote herself and her sexual agenda. Furthermore, she used her films to eroticize cinematic structures of spectatorship. Laura Horak is a PhD candidate in the...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... And so the designation of “screen test” engenders an identity for the film that situates its formal indeterminancy as its most critical feature. This analysis of Portrait of Jason necessarily examines the particular intersections of documentary cinema, gender/sexuality, spectatorship, and textual...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 67–73.
Published: 01 May 2019
... sensations. Chantal Akerman spectatorship and installation creative concept opposing sound and image immersive work global culture Copyright © 2019 Camera Obscura 2019 ...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 230–234.
Published: 01 December 1989
... Mayne Even though I’m mistrustful of “privileged hindsight narratives” that create meaningful and coherent wholes out of pieces that seemed more like fragments at the time, this questionnaire has set me to thinking about the development of female spectatorship (in my...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 155–160.
Published: 01 December 1989
... questionnaire respondent: in both cases we take personal ex- perience as our starting point and generalize from there toward a theory. Theories of female spectatorship place experience somewhere near the center, elaborating a general model for gendered identification in the cinema from the actual site...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 111–115.
Published: 01 December 1989
... maintained by much “reading against the grain.” Film Studies University of Warwick Marcia Butzel My interest in theories of female spectatorship has developed since I wrote a dissertation chapter on concepts...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 103–107.
Published: 01 December 1989
... positioning within a cultural framework. Writing feminist criticism on female spectator- ship in Italy and in the USA is not the same thing. Questions such as female spectatorship arise, are formed, developed and defined within a specific cultural framework, at particular his- torical junctures...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 28–39.
Published: 01 December 1989
... of sexual difference is elaborated are the Libreria delle Donne in Milan and the Virginia Woolf Center in R0me.l Also, in general, feminist magazines are conceived and function as collective research on theoreticaUpolitica1 issues. Questions such as female spectatorship are raised and...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 217–219.
Published: 01 December 1989
... Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1989 Antonia Lant 217 The question of gendered spectatorship probably first arose for me while studying French Impressionist art ten years ago at Leeds Uni- versity with Griselda...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 4–7.
Published: 01 January 1990
.... Indeed, in pre- paring for this issue, we have been struck by the diversity of histori- ographical traditions adduced, and the distinctive ways in which the authors have attempted to historicize questions of spectatorship and fantasy which have been central to film theory. In “Feminism...