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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2017) 32 (2 (95)): 185–192.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Claudia Lo Amid the ongoing popularity of hundred-hour, epic-length stories or never-ending, procedurally generated games, where is the place for short games with defined endings? Anna Anthropy's Queers in Love at the End of the World (2013) rejects the importance of having a lengthy game and flips...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 91–129.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Stacie Colwell Copyright © 1992 by Indiana University Press 1992 The End ofthe Road: Gender, the Dissemination of Knowledge, and the American Campaign Against Venereal Disease during World War I Stacie Colwell “Two roads there are in life,” states the prologue to the 1918...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1996) 13 (1 (37)): 187–237.
Published: 01 January 1996
...William Anthony Nericcio Copyright © 1996 by Indiana University Press 1996 Autopsy of a Rat: Odd, Sundry Parables of Freddy Lopez, Speedy Gonzales, and Other Chicano/Latino Marionettes Prancing About Our First World Visual Emporium...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1999) 14 (3 (42)): 50–69.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Gayle Wald Copyright © 1999 by Indiana University Press 1999 Clueless in the Neocolonial World Order Gayle Wald Seldom has a contemporary US "teen flick" risen to the levels of both critical and commercial popularity attained by Amy Heckering's 1995 film Clueless, an...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2004) 19 (1 (55)): 113–149.
Published: 01 May 2004
... on Bernardo Bertolucci, Joseph Conrad, and Paul Bowles, and coedits Bryn Mawr Review of Comparative Literature . American Beauty’s insistence that what the Colonel and film viewers see barely conceals our identifications, repressions, and aggressions. Envisioning the (W)hole World “Behind...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2002) 17 (2 (50)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Audiovisual Discourse of World Health” for publication. Contagion and the Boundaries of the Visible: The Cinema of World Health Kirsten Ostherr World Health and the Dialectics of Visibility and Invisibility Even a cursory glance at contemporary US film and television reveals a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2008) 23 (2 (68)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2008
... with Brad Epps. Coincidence and chance: Benigno (Javier Cámara) sees Marco (Darío Grandinetti) in tears during the performance of Café Müller. © Miguel Bracho/El Deseo. Photo: Miguel Bracho World without Strangers: The Poetics of Coincidence in Pedro Almodóvar’s Talk to Her...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
... that impact. Histories of cinema generally fall within several dominant paradigms: world cinema; Hollywood or industrial cinema; and cinemas in contradistinction to the Hollywood industrial model—national art-film movements and avant-gardes resistant to the industrial paradigm and its influence. Though...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 125–143.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Alexander Doty Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 The Sissy Boy, The Fat Ladies, and The Dykes: Queerness and/as Gender in Pee-wee’s World Alexander Doty In all the things I’ve read or heard about Pee-wee Herman, his shows, and his films, only two...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 2014
... focuses on three films: Brothers ( Brødre , 2004), After the Wedding ( Efter brylluppet , 2006), and In a Better World ( Hævnen , 2010). Concerned with addressing a local and transnational audience, these films depict the intimacy of the Danish nuclear family while also developing distinctly transnational...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 81–109.
Published: 01 May 2014
... postcolonial subjectivity of being caught between two worlds in her documentary and short fiction films, including River of No Return (2008), Gulpilil: One Red Blood (2002), Crocodile Dreaming (2006), and Two Bob Mermaid (1996). It argues that these films offer unique insights into the history of Indigenous...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 167–173.
Published: 01 September 2016
... differentiation. The theoretical site of this movement is the monad. The world is composed of an infinite field of monads, and every monad in turn contains the entire world. This paradox is resolved through metaphors of perception: each monad possesses an embodied optics, a zone of darkness and a view on the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 2014
... essays in the issue explore the theme “between worlds.” In particular, the theme offers a cue for authors to consider how, given the mutable cultural terrain of the twenty-first century, the work of female directors might be negotiating different, perhaps even disjunctive, worlds. In-betweenness...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 111–135.
Published: 01 May 2014
... between different sexual, social, and cinematic worlds and the movements or cross-overs between those worlds. Jodi Brooks is a senior lecturer in film studies in the School of the Arts and Media, University of New South Wales. Her essays on film time, spectatorship, and film sound have appeared in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 165–173.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Donna Kornhaber This article positions the work of the feminist animation studio Lift Animation as a corrective to the industrialized processes and gendered hierarchies of traditional commercial animation studios. It examines Lift's unique place in the world of contemporary animation as a studio...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 187–193.
Published: 01 September 2016
...? Notions of imperceptibility, proliferation, accumulation, and nonfilial progeny are each explored to advance a politics that can respond to contemporary critical theory and materiality. Imperceptibility explores the ways in which plastic influences the world without being influenced in turn. Proliferation...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2008) 23 (2 (68)): 69–101.
Published: 01 September 2008
... alternating between documentary-like scenarios and quiet, evocative cinematic pauses on the natural world, After Life contrasts a bucolic landscape with the spectacle of film production. Moreover, After Life privileges the transformative potential of a benevolent gaze (subjectively held by its female...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 119–159.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Jennifer Peterson A growing body of scholarly work has focused on the role of cities—and, to a lesser degree, the suburbs—in post–World War II American film. Less attention has been paid to rural and wilderness locations, but, in fact, they played an important role in the melodramas of the period...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 161–171.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Michael T. Martin While slavery is distinctive in human history, its enduring legacy and practices in the modern world are manifest in the “disposable” labor that provisions the brothels, sweatshops, and agricultural plantations in the global economy. This interview with filmmaker Amy Serrano...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 25–59.
Published: 01 September 2012
... films are both recognizable to and somewhat outside world cinema categories, I suggest ways of reading the spectral affects of the films that account for the complex, conflicting forms of spirituality, eroticism, and transgression that make them so popular with their audiences. This type of a reading...