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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2007) 22 (1 (64)): 1–41.
Published: 01 May 2007
...). The Day I Became a Woman (dir. Marziyeh Meshkini, Iran, 2000) Allegory and the Aesthetics of Becoming-Woman in Marziyeh Meshkini’s The Day I Became a Woman Michelle Langford Why should I stop, why? The birds have gone off to find water ways the horizon is vertical and moving...
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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 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 126–150.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Jane Blocker Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 0 U I • [)I n Femme Maison by Louise Bourgeois, 1947. Ink on Paper. Courtesy Robert Miller Gallery, NY. Woman-House: Architecture, Gender and Hybridity in What~s...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 77–103.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Karen Beckman Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Verwehte Spuren (The Footprints Blown Away, Veit Harlan, 1938). Violent Vanishings: Hitchcock, Harlan, and the Disappearing Woman Karen Beckman Charles Bertram, Queen Victoria's favorite magician, performed...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2003) 18 (3 (54)): 71–97.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Practice (forthcoming). She has produced over fifteen activist videos, including the feature documentaries Dear Gabe and Women of Vision and the feature film The Watermelon Woman . Video animation still by Joe Saito from RELEASED: Five Short Videos about Women and Prison (2000) No Woman Is an...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2006) 21 (3 (63)): 37–61.
Published: 01 December 2006
...: Woman and the Chinese “Thing” in Tsui Hark’s Films Kwai-Cheung Lo “Nationalism on speed” is how Stephen Teo characterizes the recurring Chinese themes in Tsui Hark’s movies.1 Given his obses- sion with Chinese national history and ethnic cultural icons, Tsui’s Hong Kong features...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2008) 23 (2 (68)): 41–66.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Catherine Zimmer This essay explores Cheryl Dunye's The Watermelon Woman (1997) in the context of reflexive practice in film. The film has been variously approached as queer cinema, women's autobiographical and documentary cinema, and black cinema; this essay emphasizes how one might add to all of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 61–91.
Published: 01 September 2012
... gray flannel suits: the Organization Woman. J. E. Smyth is associate professor of history at the University of Warwick (UK). She is the author of Reconstructing American Historical Cinema from Cimarron to Citizen Kane (2006) and Edna Ferber's Hollywood: American Fictions of Gender, Race, and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2004) 19 (1 (55)): 1–41.
Published: 01 May 2004
... feminism and terrorism, and on the representation of car crashes in photography, film, and literature. Figure 1. Protestors at Tucker’s execution Dead Woman Glowing: Karla Faye Tucker and the Aesthetics of Death Row Photography Karen Beckman On 3 February 1998, the state of Texas...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1976) 1 (1 (1)): 11–26.
Published: 01 May 1976
... © 1976 by Camera Obscura 1976 An 'Interrogation of the Cinematic Sign: Woman as Sexual Signifier in Jackie Raynal's Deux Pois Deux Fois, made in 1970 byJackie Raynal, a French film editor, was cho- sen as a text for analysis because it foregrounds and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1977) 1 (2 (2)): 122–130.
Published: 01 September 1977
...Marguerite Duras © 1977 by Camera Obscura 1977 Woman ofthe Ganges by Marguerite Duras 1-5. Daytime. A square bordered by trees and a large rectangular building. Itis a city. Empty. Far away, however, what might be taken for rumors of life...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1989) 7 (1 (19)): 24–53.
Published: 01 January 1989
...Judith Mayne Copyright © 1989 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1989 Potemkin (Sergei Eisenstein, 1925) Soviet Film Montage and the Woman Question Judith Mayne Virtually all critics of Soviet film of the 1920s would agree that the development of the cinema needs to...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 117–147.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Robert Miklitsch This article employs Robert Stevenson's The Woman on Pier 13 (US, 1950) as a privileged example of anticommunist film noir in order to explore the received left critique of the ideological and aesthetic properties of this subgenre — what one might call the unhappy marriage of film...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 202–223.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Henry Jenkins Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 “Don’t Become Too Intimate With That Terrible Woman Unruly Wives, Female Comic Performance and So Long Letty Henry Ienkins The somber Mr. Davis (Claude Gillingwater) checks into the Ardmore...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 296–320.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Amelia Jones Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Presumed Innocent (1990) “She Was Bad News”: Male Paranoia and the Contemporary New Woman Amelia Jones “She was bad news . . .” In Presumed Innocent (1990), this phrase seems intended to vindicate the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 12–41.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Jackie Byars; Eileen R. Meehan Copyright © 1994 by Indiana University Press 1994 John Shea and Jenny Roberston in Notorious (Lifetime remake, 1992). Once in a Lifetime: Constructing “The Working Woman” through Cable Narrowcasting Jackie Byars and Eileen R. Meehan...
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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 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 4–33.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Inderpal Grewal; Caren Kaplan Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Warrior Marks: Global Womanism's Neo-Colonial Discourse in a Multicultural Context Inderpal Grewal and Caren Kaplan Imperialism's image as the establisher of the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1988) 6 (3 (18)): 52–66.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Lea Jacobs Mary Ann Doane, The Desire to Desire: The Woman' Film of the 1940s (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987) Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 REVIEW ESSAYS Dark Victory (Edmund Goulding, 1939) The Woman's...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1993) 11 (1 (31)): 120–147.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Lea Jacobs Copyright © 1993 by Indiana University Press 1993 “Eliza Crossing the Ice,” woodcut by George Cruikshank to illustrate Uncle Tom‘s Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe (London: John Cassell, 1852) 51. The Woman’s Picture and the Poetics of Melodrama Lea Jacobs Recent...