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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2002) 17 (3 (51)): 115–147.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Emily Shelton Camera Obscura 2002 Emily Shelton received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Chicago in August 2002; “A Star is Porn” won a 2001 Society for Cinema Studies student writing award. She recently completed a novel, Memphis , based on a 1993 case of child murder and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2005) 20 (3 (60)): 129–157.
Published: 01 December 2005
... openly rebels against the unreasonable patriarchal rigidity of her father and her religion. Courtesy Margaret Herrick Library The Americanization of Tsuru Aoki: Orientalism, Melodrama, Star Image, and the New Woman Sara Ross The film career of Tsuru Aoki in the teens and twenties...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2007) 22 (2 (65)): 154–157.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Faulkner Journal . Currently he is working on a manuscript about national emergencies in US literature and culture before 2001. Courtney Love can reach him at jacksonchar@uhd.edu . Star Hole (for Courtney Love) Chuck Jackson On Saint Patrick’s Day 2004, she appeared on The Late Show with...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1995) 12 (3 (36)): 134–153.
Published: 01 September 1995
...Marla Shelton Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1995 Whitney Houston in The Preacher’s Wife (Penny Marshall, 1996). Whitney is Every Woman?: Cultural Politics and the Pop Star Marla Shelton An American pop icon such as Whitney Houston raises questions about the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2015) 30 (3 (90)): 129–159.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Usha Iyer Though popular Hindi cinema is frequently identified by its song-and-dance sequences, little has been written specifically about film dance. This article analyzes film dance and female stardom in Hindi films of the late 1980s and 1990s through an examination of the star text of Madhuri...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2004) 19 (3 (57)): 23–55.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Mary Desjardins Camera Obscura 2004 Mary Desjardins is associate professor of film and television studies at Dartmouth College. She is currently revising her forthcoming book, titled Recycled Stars: Female Stardom in the Age of Television and Video , and has published in journals and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1996) 13 (2 (38)): 4–28.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Catherine Williamson Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Swimming Pools, Movie Stars: The Celebrity Body in the Post-War Marketplace Catherine Williamson In the minds of many people, Esther Williams and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 47–77.
Published: 01 January 1988
...Denise Mann Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Better Hom es and Gardens 30 (Feb. 1952 ), p. 154 The Martha Raye Show The Spectacularization of Everyday Life: Recycling Hollywood Stars and Fans in Early Television Variety Shows Denise Mann...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2006) 21 (3 (63)): 1–35.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Screen,” which examines the films made by and about the American woman suffrage movement. She earned her PhD in cinema studies from New York University. Suffrage Stars Amy Shore In a 1912 article titled “Anna Shaw and Jane Addams in Pictures,” the Moving Picture World heralded a great...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 47–67.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Michael DeAngelis With Russell Crowe character attributes that might code the star as a narcissistic diva are recontextualized, constructing an authentic figure whose occasional acting out enhances his masculinity rather than feminizing him. This article contrasts the notion of the performer as an...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 11–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and dispersed in ambivalent representations and interpretations across the mediascape. Due to its combinatory nature and gendered valences, we call this concept the transmediated grotesque . We build this discussion around three reality celebrity case studies: Kate Gosselin, star of TLC's Jon and Kate...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 89–111.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the feminine associations of the disintegrating power of music. However, despite the integrating impulses of journalistic criticism and aesthetic theory—which continue even today—the ideology of integration lost some of its allure during the 1970s, when a number of older stars began to star in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 127–155.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., a paradigm that dominated publicity about girl stars in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. However, Temple's stardom risked being undone by an emergent discourse of pedophilia and child endangerment that framed men's interest in child stars in terms of sexual desire, a discourse that...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2013) 28 (1 (82)): 1–35.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Katherine Fusco Using recent work from philosophy, film studies, and economics, this article analyzes two instances of star discourse — Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan and Steven Soderbergh's The Girlfriend Experience — to identify an emerging trend in contemporary cinema. I argue that these...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 137–159.
Published: 01 May 2014
... independent film proper. Seldom, however, are these female directors absorbed by the promotional rhetoric of “Indiewood.” Specifically, their authorship rarely fits the mold celebrated by this discourse, which is that of the “maverick” star auteur—for example, Charlie Kaufman, Wes Anderson, or Todd Solondz...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2018) 33 (2 (98)): 161–195.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and publicity that surrounded Tierney’s transformation. It argues that her shifting star image accommodated the different conceptions of the Laura character both at diegetic and extradiegetic levels, but made haute couture beauty accessible to the home front by concealing an ornamental process of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 35–61.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Peter Alilunas Alan Alda has an important legacy not only as an actor but also as a feminist activist. This article reexamines his star text from the perspective of his political work as a vocal and very public supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s, as well as explores why his name...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 63–93.
Published: 01 December 2011
... documentation. In reperformance, the documentation image is made live again , thereby reorienting its temporal relationship to performance. Through an examination of the work of porn-star-turned-performance-artist Annie Sprinkle, the “grandmother of performance art” Marina Abramović, and younger Canadian artist...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 31–67.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., industrial, and transnational levels. In the Twilight series, Pattinson's highly flexible star image appeals to audiences with different kinds of sexual or romantic desires, for if we look carefully at the way Edward Cullen is represented, and how Pattinson is marketed in the media, he is portrayed as both...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 137–145.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Elena Gorfinkel Anna Biller, Los Angeles independent filmmaker, director, writer, producer, and star of the retro-sexploitation film Viva (2007) discusses her creative influences and production practice. Discussing the value of discarded generic modes such as 1960s sexploitation film and the use of...