Embodied Avatars

Author: Uri McMillan
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479852473
Size: 17.60 MB
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How black women have personified art,expression,identity, and freedom through performance Winner, 2016 William Sanders Scarborough Prize, presented by the Modern Language Association for an outstanding scholarly study of African American ...

Bodies In Dissent

Author: Daphne Brooks
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822337225
Size: 32.24 MB
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Because Brooks so adeptly crosses the disciplinary boundaries of fields as diverse as performance studies, nineteenth-century American literature, and black studies, "Bodies in Dissent" is an extraordinary model of interdisciplinary ...

Appropriating Blackness

Author: E. Patrick Johnson
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822385104
Size: 31.84 MB
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Appropriating Blackness develops from the contention that blackness in the United States is necessarily a politicized identity—avowed and disavowed, attractive and repellent, fixed and malleable.

Corpus Delecti

Author: Coco Fusco
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134648588
Size: 21.51 MB
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The most comprehensive volume on performance art from the Americas to have appeared in English, Corpus Delecti is a unique collection of historical and critical studies of contemporary Latin performance.

Radical Presence

Author: Bill Arning
Publisher: Contemporary Arts Museum
ISBN: 9781933619385
Size: 77.16 MB
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"Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, the first comprehensive survey of performance art by black visual artists.

She Is Cuba

Author: Melissa Blanco Borelli
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199968179
Size: 32.44 MB
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By focusing on her living and dancing body in order to flesh out the process of identity formation, this book makes a claim for how subaltern bodies negotiate a cultural identity that continues to mark their bodies on a daily basis.

Strange Duets

Author: Kim Marra
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1587297418
Size: 68.33 MB
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In her engaging and provocative Strange Duets, Kim Marra spotlights three passionate impresario-actress relationships of exceptional duration that encapsulated the social tensions of the day and strongly influenced the theatre of the ...


Author: Jennifer DeVere Brody
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822342359
Size: 69.72 MB
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Punctuation offers playful interpretations of punctuation in relation to aesthetics, performance, and experimental art. "Here is a book that earns the right to the spaces between its sumptuously smart words.

Skin Deep Spirit Strong

Author: Kimberly Wallace-Sanders
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472067077
Size: 25.68 MB
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Traces the evolution of the black female body in the American imagination