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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 35–69.
Published: 01 December 2001
... the University of Minnesota Press. 02-Hankin.sh 34-69-=36pg 4/18/01 3:59 PM Page 34 Last Call at Maud’s (1993), directed by Paris Poirier. Courtesy of Frameline. 02-Hankin.sh 34-69-=36pg 4/18/01 3:59 PM Page 35 “Wish We Didn’t Have to Meet...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 103–123.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of seeing.” But this mode of seeing is not innocent; it is, to adopt Heideggerian language, a “challenging” or “enframing” of seeing, such that the quotidian processes of imagination and conceptualization evident in the human senses are instrumentalized according to specific interests and outcomes. I wish...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (2 (98)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of this film’s cosmopolitan ambitions to imagine a passionate intimacy between people despite their conflicted and unequal histories. This reading of the film seeks to illuminate the shared wishful ground of cosmopolitanism and love, thereby questioning some of the most serious limits of this project without...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 84–87.
Published: 01 December 2021
... decade of the filmmaker's life. Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Hammer made work dealing with her body; gave footage she shot over the years to several filmmakers to finish as they wished; set up a grant for lesbian experimental filmmakers; and collaborated with curators, archivists, and her partner...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 89–103.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Sarah Keller Abstract In the year before her death in 2019, Barbara Hammer gave footage from four incomplete projects as well as funds she had procured from the Wexner Center for the Arts to four fellow filmmakers to use as they wished. Her footage of a Guatemalan marketplace and women weaving...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 6–29.
Published: 01 May 1988
... collapses by looking at the identifications involved in the hysteric’s dream of an unfulfilled wish for a supper party, the famous smoked salmon dream, the example with which the concept of hysterical identification is first introduced in 1900, and also at the identifications involved...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 102–110.
Published: 01 September 1983
... as an abstract' 'place of the imperative to totalize" (p. 53). Totalization always remains a purely methodological imperative since' 'Totality is not available for representation, any more than it is accessible in the form of some ultimate truth " (p. 55). History, like the content of the unconscious wish...
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Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 104–126.
Published: 01 May 1976
....) Cave, grotto, "son of cavernous chamber underground," people have not failed to see in it a representation of the maternal womb, of the matrix into which we are supposed to wish to return. Granted, but only the place is taken into account by this interpretation and not the appara...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 172–177.
Published: 01 May 2008
... in progress titled “Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production.” Love and Fit Lisa Henderson “I wish I were her, I really do.”  — Meryl Streep, accepting an American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Award, June 2004 I wish I were her too. Twenty-eight years ago...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (3 (51)): 149–179.
Published: 01 December 2002
... a child to wish for that child’s recovery, but no one would wish for the physically grown but emotionally infantile and conscienceless monster who shows up on their ship, the Saracen.4 And yet, if he is Pieces of the Real in Dead Calm • 151 not to be read as a simple...
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Camera Obscura (1999) 14 (3 (42)): 30–49.
Published: 01 September 1999
... nonetheless al• ready contains its own contradiction, for the wish to start anew often turns out to be a wish to repeat, to revisit something familiar, some• thing that has already been lived through before. The desire to begin from the origin-from "the first" as it were-is thus...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 65–97.
Published: 01 December 2016
... were used in the final book, which contained nine chapters written by ten different authors.17 Similarly, in 2014, a company called Grammarly, Inc., which pro- duces grammar-­checking software, published a novel, The Lonely Wish-Giver­ . According to the book’s description on Amazon...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 155–168.
Published: 01 May 1988
... and purveyor of wish-fulfillment: Pee-wee’s wish is Jambi’s command. Upon each wish, all the boys and girls in the playhouse and television audience are directed to join in on the nonsensical ritual chant “Meck- a-lecka-high, meck-a-hiny-ho, meck-a-lecka-hi, mecka-chiny-ho...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 41–67.
Published: 01 September 2002
... fiancé André and their friend Antonin work in the typesetting department. Against the wishes of André, Luci- enne responds to a mass-media campaign (marked by newspaper notices, continued loudspeaker announcements on the city streets, and painted billboards) announcing the Miss France beauty contest...
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Camera Obscura (1977) 1 (2 (2)): 67–92.
Published: 01 September 1977
..., irregularly distributed on a trajectory at the origin of which there is Hitchcock, the first among all his doubles, a matrix which allows their generation, and his own representation as duplicate image of himself as pure image power-the camera-wish, of which the object-choice is here the woman. 5...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 88–109.
Published: 01 May 1981
... to read . . . . I was just about to hide this! Look at it! The intimate journal of Miss Charlotte Vale, spinster. Read it doctor! Jacquith: Won’t anything convince you I don’t wish to pry? Charlotte: But you must pry, I insist that you do. . . . There’s...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 25–59.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of fantasy or wish fulfillment might we be witnessing? And what would such an explo- Coming of Age in the 1970s  •  29 ration offer in terms of conceiving an adolescent spectator and film fan, particularly a female one, in the 1970s? Through the narrator...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 125–143.
Published: 01 September 1991
...” is dropped, and the “Mail-Lady” section opts for the suggestive, innuendo-like approach to speaking homo- sexuality through heterocentrist notions of cross-gender identification which Balfour seems to wish to avoid: He [Pee-wee] then perks up to advise the boys and girls that next time he...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 67–79.
Published: 01 September 1988
... includes Russian constructivism, Berlin Dada, futurism, French sur• realism) would be Huyssen's chosen progenitor of the postmodern. But to exile the avant-garde to the realm of the merely "historical" would seem to endorse the rhetoric of its death; Huyssen wishes to resurrect...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 11–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Sophia’s uni- brow.25 Abraham gained further controversy in the waning months of 2013 when she posted and then tweeted her fans an Amazon Christmas wish list that included such items as a $1,000 pair of glit- ter pumps and a $1,500 bookcase. In all, she asked for thirty items with a combined price...