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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2001) 16 (2 (47)): 133–175.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Emily West. Professor Grindstaff holds a graduate degree in journalism and has produced several small-scale, independent video documentaries. La Femme Nikita (France, 1990), directed by Luc Besson. A Pygmalion Tale Retold: Remaking La Femme Nikita Laura Grindstaff I was falsely accused...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 139–159.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Dark Water (2002) and South Korea's A Tale of Two Sisters (2003), this essay proposes that the current orientation evinces the anxieties of a patriarchal culture denied its sovereignty as the result of a widening gulf between the mythology of the bourgeois family and its actual social manifestations...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 65–91.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Camera Obscura 2014 Figure 1. Jitka Nováková as Eva in The Fruit of Paradise (Ovoce stromu˚ rajských jíme, dir. Věra Chytilová, Czechoslovakia, 1969) Veˇra Chytilová’s The Fruit of Paradise: A Tale of a Feminine Aesthetic, Dancing Color, and a Doll Who Kills the Devil Iveta Jusová...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 69–98.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., importantly, because they are unable to reproduce, such women owe their popularity to the legacy of the castrato. Castrati, the original mismatched voices, were known not only for their skill, but also for their mythology, which perpetuated tales of both sexual prowess and impotence, longevity and early death...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 93–115.
Published: 01 December 2014
... action in these films appears to develop in a political vacuum, the trilogy reads like a fairy tale and, more specifically, like a rereading of “Little Red Riding Hood” from a feminist perspective. At the same time, however, hints that La Ciénaga is set in the late 1970s, La niña santa in the 1980s, and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2015) 30 (2 (89)): 55–87.
Published: 01 September 2015
... masculinity. Not only does A Woman's Face anticipate displays that, as in Mildred Pierce , register challenges to normative gender and sexual identities, but it also exceeds them in range and degree. Cukor's tale of Anna Holm (Crawford), whose facial scarring codes her as a marginal figure, spawns an image of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2017) 32 (2 (95)): 185–192.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of accepting loss in contrast to the search for a fairy-tale ending. Claudia Lo is a master's student at the Comparative Media Studies Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She received her BA in gender and digital culture at Swarthmore College. Her work centers on queer...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 231–232.
Published: 01 May 1979
... Winham) (1978,80 min., Color, 16 mm) The film takes the fairy tale “Rapunzel” in its best known version by the Grimm Brothers and re-tells it over and over again, using a combination of live-action narrative and animation. There is no documentary foot- age. The animation is used to make the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 16 (3 (48)): 113–157.
Published: 01 December 2001
... has long been a popular attrac- tion at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. It is, to be sure, a lavish and beautiful work. The castle itself is bedecked with jewels, precious minerals, fairy tales, and reminiscences; the objects therein are each exquisite treasures. They include furni...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 292–293.
Published: 01 January 1992
... and the Family Ideal in Postwar America by Lynn Spigel. University of Chicago Press, 1992. Forbidden Journeys: Fairy Tales and Fantasies by Victorian Women Writers edited by Nina Auerbach and U. C. Knoepflmacher. University of Chicago Press, 1992. $27.50. Reflexivity in Film and Literature...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 227–231.
Published: 01 May 1979
..., edited by Elizabeth Cowie. Rapunzel (Asa Sjostrom, Susan Shapiro, Esther Ronay, Francine Winham) (1978,80 min., Color, 16 mm) The film takes the fairy tale “Rapunzel” in its best known version by the Grimm Brothers and re-tells it over and over again, using a combination of live-action...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 184–185.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Medium. No. 86: pp. 85 – 117 Iveta Jusová and Dan Reyes Věra Chytilová’s The Fruit of Paradise: A Tale of a Feminine Aesthetic, Dancing Color, and a Doll Who Kills the Devil. No. 87: pp. 65 – 91 184 Volume Index  • 185 Olivia...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 152–153.
Published: 01 September 1996
... Press, 1998. Mosaic: the Lure ofthe Androgyne. Vol. 30.3. University of Manitoba, 1997. 153 Murder: A Tale ofModern American Life by Sara L. Knox. Duke University Press, 1998. Novel Gazing: Queer Readings in Fiction edited by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Duke University Press, 1997. The Psychoanalysis...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 104–111.
Published: 01 September 1985
... “Three hundred and fifty francs” A flat anthropological fact In numerous tales Woman is depicted as the one who possessed the fire Only she knew how to make fire She kept it in diverse places At the end of the stick she used to dig the ground with for example In her nails or in her fingers...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 178–183.
Published: 01 May 2008
... otherwise innocuous musical envelopes. For instance, in past shows Kiki has transformed the Association’s “Cherish” from a daydreamy love ballad into a tale of a woman tormented by regrets without changing a single lyric: “The pain in my heart when I realize / That I am not gonna be the one to share...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 243–274.
Published: 01 May 1997
... of myths by feminist theoreticians, prompted by Laura Mulvey’s work on Fetishism and Curiosity (1996) and her call for a reinterpretation of the tale of Pandora’s Box. The Roswell Autopsy is a grainy monochrome film of a dissection performed on an apparently non-human, yet female...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2003) 18 (1 (52)): 188–190.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Global Era. New York: Routledge, 2002. Zipes, Jack. Breaking the Magic Spell: Radical Theories of Folk and Fairy Tales. Rev. and exp. ed. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2002. Zˇizˇek, Slavoj. For They Know Not What They Do: Enjoyment As a Political Factor. London...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1988) 6 (1 (16)): 227–229.
Published: 01 January 1988
... Desire to Desire: The Woman's Film ofthe 1940s by Mary Ann Doane. Indiana University Press, 1987. $12.50. From Topic to Tale: Logic and Narrativity in the Middle Ages by Eugene Vance. University of Minnesota Press, 1987. Popular Film Culture in Fascist Italy: The...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1990) 8 (1 (22)): 50–72.
Published: 01 January 1990
... suspense.28 For the first two thirds, The “Teddy” Bears consists of an adaptation 59 of Goldi1ock.s and the Three Bears, in the tradition of the fairy tale genre developed by MCliks, G.A. Smith and Porter himself, notably withJack and the Beanstalk (1902).Unlike the latter film, The “Teddy...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 176–192.
Published: 01 May 1979
... documents, and the oral histories we have conducted with those who lived through the times with her. From the Holder/DeLavallade reception, a wild, ludicrous tale emerged. The tale itself was remembered by one of the great legendizers of Maya Deren: Stan Brakhage. Maybe we...