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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 132–145.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Jane Feuer Copyright © 1994 by Indiana University Press 1994 Prisolzers of Wedlock (Lifetime, 1991) Feminism on Lifetime: Yuppie TV for the Nineties Jane Feuer The idea that a text alters its “horizon” upon each re-reading is crucial to literary criticism, particularly...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 158–160.
Published: 01 September 1995
... to Discursive Production: Lesbianism in The Children’s Hour. No. 35; pp. 87-106. Farred, Grant No Way Out of the Menaced Society: Loyalty within the Boundedness of Race. No. 35; pp. 7-24. Feuer, Jane Feminism on Lifetime: Yuppie TV...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 185–195.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of the yuppie spectator of 1980s television in that the number of affluencers is much smaller than the number of affluencer wannabes.5 This has long been the sought-­after audi- “Quality” Reality and the Bravo Media Reality Series  • 187 ence for quality TV in the US. About 25 percent...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 165–171.
Published: 01 May 2008
... follows his wild(e) glam-rock days with the life of a clean-cut 1980s yuppie, I like to imagine an epilogue that shows him secretly hand off Wilde’s dandy diva pendant to an aspiring Pat Benatar. Or better yet, it would miraculously transform Stuart into Adam Ant so he can live out...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 102–131.
Published: 01 May 1994
.... These “dramedies which included Frank’s Place, Hoopeman, The Slap Maxwell Story, The Wonder Years, and thirtysomething, were generally developed to reach an urban, 18 to 49-year-old, well-educated, upwardly mobile, and politically liberal (“yuppie” or “baby boomer”) demographic...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 296–320.
Published: 01 September 1991
... thriller based on the novel of the same name by Scott Turow.* The film-both in its advertised image and from its internal point of view-caters to an educated, white, yuppie audience. It is a classic suspense film in one sense, fitting precisely the narrative conventions generally associated...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 139–159.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to make it out of the hood to Lake Merritt is taken first for a homeless person and then for a mugger by a white yuppie couple making out on a park bench. I told you Oakland wasn t safe, the woman says, just before her boyfriend s neck is eaten. What sets these films apart from main- stream horror films...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 4–23.
Published: 01 January 1989
... “tastes,” Masters confronts Max Waxman, a yuppie lawyer who has tried to cheat him. When Masters is ordering Waxman to open his safe, and is temporarily distracted, Waxman hits him with a statue. After retaliating by shooting the lawyer in the crotch, Masters evaluates...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 181–201.
Published: 01 September 1991
... on demographics (sex, income, educational level), buying habits, self-image, and aspirations, VALS research targets and, in the case of yuppies, effectively creates consumer lifestyles that are prof- itable to advertisers.26 Given lesbian-feminism’s countercultural, anti- capitalist roots...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 86–107.
Published: 01 January 1989
... domestic life: realism.’ Indeed, the phrase “mandate of smallness” recalls (for example) Jane Austen’s description of her fictional project, perhaps transmuting it as follows: two yuppie couples and their single friends in Philadelphia are the perfect thing to work Peter...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (2 (44)): 177–201.
Published: 01 September 2000
... poster of lips that hangs in Fanny’s apartment. When Lothar Sticker (Michael von Au), building manager and yuppie slum- lord extraordinaire, proclaims his vegetarianism, Fanny emphati- cally concurs with the statement, “I never eat anything with eyes...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (2 (56)): 47–73.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Likewise, the African American struggle against white supremacy provides the pivotal language for the white gay man’s natal family to express their support for him. The reasons for an alliance between the homophobic patriarch Joe Miller and the closeted careerist yuppie Andy Beck- ett...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 147–182.
Published: 01 May 2006
... at the yuppie culture of consumption, but rather at Britain, a country in which the rich got richer while the poor got poorer (with 20 percent of the people living under the poverty line),37 reversing a forty-year pattern in which incomes were gradually becoming more equal. The food-addicted environ...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (2 (47)): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2001
... in eighties science fiction as a kind of “yuppie gen- trification” of the inner city, “splicing the glamorous, adventurist culture of the high-tech console cowboy with the atmospheric ethic of the alienated street dick whose natural habitat was exclu- sively concrete and neon.”46 In his article on Batman...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 20–77.
Published: 01 January 1992
... other’s eyes [Figure 51; standing in what appears to be the center of a dark, rain-streaked intersection, they may be worrying about AIDS, but they should probably also be worrying about being hit by a car. Who are these two? Perhaps they are the Yuppie couple who...