Embodied Avatars

Author: Uri McMillan
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479852473
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Tracing a dynamic genealogy of performance from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first, McMillan contends that black women artists practiced a purposeful self-objectification, transforming themselves into art objects.

Wedlocked

Author: Katherine Franke
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479814008
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Bodies In Dissent

Author: Daphne Brooks
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822337225
Size: 78.96 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 ...

A Body Undone

Author: Christina Crosby
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 147985316X
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Editors: Ann Pellegrini, Tavia Nyong'o, and Joshua Chambers-Letson Founding
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The Repeating Body

Author: Kimberly Juanita Brown
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822375419
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In The Repeating Body, Brown returns black women to the center of discourses of slavery, thereby providing the means with which to more fully understand slavery's history and its penetrating reach into modern American life.

Appropriating Blackness

Author: E. Patrick Johnson
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822385104
Size: 70.89 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.

Performing Mexicanidad

Author: Laura G. Gutiérrez
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292779194
Size: 31.36 MB
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This is the first book-length study to wed performance studies and queer theory in examining the performative/performance work of important contemporary Mexicana and Chicana cultural workers.

Strange Duets

Author: Kim Marra
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1587297418
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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 ...

Choreographing Copyright

Author: Anthea Kraut
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199360383
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But the book also uncovers a host of marginalized figures--from the South Asian dancer Mohammed Ismail, to the African American pantomimist Johnny Hudgins, to the African American blues singer Alberta Hunter, to the white burlesque dancer ...

Coloring Whiteness

Author: Faedra Chatard Carpenter
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472052365
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Reading representations of whiteness by contemporary African American performers and artists