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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 46–63.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Vivian Sobchack Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 The Amazing Voyage of Gustave Flaubert and Raymond Roussel (Steve Fagin, 1986) “The Occidental Tourist”: Steve Fagin’s Virtual Voyage for Armchair Travelers Vivian...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 88–109.
Published: 01 May 1981
...Lea Jacobs © 1981 by Camera Obscura 1981 Now Voyager: Some Problems of Enunciation and Sexual Difference Lea Jacobs The representation of sexual difference in the Hollywood cinema has been described as a double movement in which woman functions as a term of difference...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 3–5.
Published: 01 May 1981
... © 1981 by Camera Obscura 1981 Editorial In this issue, we are continuing our previous investigation of the logic of enunciation and sexual difference as figured in the cinema by way of an analysis of Now Voyager. At the same time, we are directing attention toward...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 178–213.
Published: 01 May 1992
... aid, a point of pride for President Reagan. NASA also 184 denied that the Challenger launch time was a political decision, even though the agency was very aware that the Reagan staff wanted the shuttle to be on its voyage during the President’s scheduled State...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 186–189.
Published: 01 December 1989
... (Rose 1986a; Doane 1987). My hesitation about the “search” for the female spectator, then, derives from the way this line of inquiry has informed critical practice. My analysis of Now Voyager followed the model of a symptomatic “reading against the grain.” Like other instances of textual...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 52–66.
Published: 01 September 1988
... be aligned with male as well as female characters, as in the gangster's acquisition of clothes and cars in the films of the early thirties. It can also be associated with female sexual deviance (as in Mae West's She Done Him Wrong) as well as conforming to social norms of femininity (as in Now Voyager...
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 242–243.
Published: 01 December 1982
... by Codard. Vol. 3, no. 243 8-9-10; pp. 217-222. Hamilton, K. S. and Margaret Ganahl One Plus One: A Look at Six Fois Deux. Vol. 3, no. 89-10; pp, 89-115. Jacobs, Lea Now Voyager: Some Problems of Enunciation and Sexual Difference. Vol. 3, no. 7; pp. 89-109. Kael...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (1 (52)): 129–155.
Published: 01 May 2003
... The Quick and the Dead • 131 World’s Fair, and the fantastic dream voyage Mother Dao, made from documentary Dutch colonial archival footage of the country now known as Indonesia, actually transform the genre of found footage film and achieve cinema’s truly surrealist potential. The disjunctions...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 86–100.
Published: 01 September 1983
... a harmonious state of nature. Various formal devices enhance the desirability of this perilous voyage from sterility to fertility. The desperate landscape of sterility is conveyed by claustrophobic and barren hospital interiors. The characters are seen in profile or to the side...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 166–172.
Published: 01 September 2007
... aStar Trek series, in Star Trek: Voyager (1994 – 2001). The excessive contor- tions of Janeway’s hairdo — including a “Helmet Hair” bob and the initial “Bun of Steel,” itself a revision of a trial style that was so unsatisfactory as to necessitate a reshoot of the pilot — were a pop...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2021
... movies were already invitations to posing questions; her photographic and videographic installations further these invitations to a voyage of personal reflections, emotional responses, or active reveries.” Bluher examines these exhibitions as personal and emotional, both for the creator...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 179–187.
Published: 01 September 1991
... of an Anomaly. NO. 22; pp. 91-129. Sobchack, Vivian “The Occidental Tourist”: Steve Fagin’s Virtual Voyage for Armchair Trav- elers. No. 24; pp. 47-63. Spigel, Lynn Communicating With the Dead: Elvis as Medium. No. 23; pp. 177-205. Editorial for special issue on “Popular Culture...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 108–133.
Published: 01 January 1989
... as the enticing (or perilous) deep, as a cup of bubbling body fluids; the vagina as wave, as foam, as a dark place ringed with Pacific ridges; love as the collision of two waves, as a sea voyage, a slow ebbing, a fish-catch, a storm . . . .’ matKlaus Theweleit describes in this compilation...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (2 (44)): 41–73.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of arranged episodes, Baumann’s film first follows Howie’s voyage from Jamaica to London, where he runs into a German photographer en route to Africa. Bored by the dreadful cityscapes and simu- lated domestic experiences of postmodern England...
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Camera Obscura (1986) 5 (3 (15)): 66–85.
Published: 01 December 1986
... alien invaders than thinking through the heady paradoxes of voyaging through time. The exceptions have been very successful, however, and so it is curious that the industry has not made more effort to produce such stories. George Pal’s The Time Machine (1960) was so...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 185–207.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of long- distance voyaging using noninstrument navigational techniques. While these documentaries are quite distinct from each other, they nevertheless use physical and psychological realism to pro- vide audiences with seemingly unproblematic access to their sub- ject matter. Public funding...
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Camera Obscura (1977) 1 (2 (2)): 137–145.
Published: 01 September 1977
... a voluptuous film, because of the noise, because of the images, because of the colors. Sensual delight-there are a lot of people who don't know anymore what that is.' (Quotes from Chantal Akerman are excerpted from 'Le Voyage Ameri- cain de Chantal Akerman' by LouisMarcorelles, Le Monde...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 127–136.
Published: 01 September 1988
... that one might think of asking for it such a respectful hermeneutics? Why shouldn't the discourse of film criticism be reread by historians and theorists in the interests of their own more universal discourses? Why hover around Rivette's essay on Voyage to Italy, for example; stalking its subtle...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 336–372.
Published: 01 December 1989
.... Jacobowitz, Florence, and Richard Lippe. “Obsessions in the Melodrama: Amy Jones’ Love Letters.” CineACTION 2 (1985):15-21. Jacobs, Lea. “Now Voyager: Some Problems of Enunciation and Sexual Dif- ference.” Camera Obscura 7 (1981): 89-104. -. “Censorship...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 83–111.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., when Lillie Sterling (Garbo) meets up with the roguish Prince de Gace (Nils Asther), she is accompanying her elderly husband, John (Lewis Stone), on an ocean voyage to Java. It is here that the film evinces Deco’s fas- cination with the exotic. When the prince romances Lillie on shipboard...