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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 649–652.
Published: 01 September 2019
... by displaying the engagement of a group of artists with their environment and materials, slavery and colonialism, and the circulation of commodities as art and activism. Produced by the Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise (Congolese Plantation Workers Art League)—a laborers’ collective...
Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 1 Cedrick Tamasala, How My Grandfather Survived , 2015, installation view, Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise , SculptureCenter, New York, 2017. Chocolate. 15 by 8.3 by 9.4 inches (38 by 21 by 24 cm). Courtesy the Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise More
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 307–333.
Published: 01 June 2007
... experiences not only quickly and powerfully but also cheaply, because unlike his wealthier friends, Strether cannot afford to purchase precious objets d’art. Earlier, in Strether’s accidental encounter with Madame de Vionnet at the cathe- dral of Notre Dame, he compares...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 423–435.
Published: 01 September 2004
... the fanciful Nubian objet d’art with a decapitated head, a defiant and scheming subjectivity nonetheless lingers in ‘‘the hive of subtlety Babo continues to meet the ‘‘gaze of the whites his head a memento mori to mutinous collective agency (755). Whiteness remains shot through with the image of blackness...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 833–869.
Published: 01 December 2004
... as a sexualized, primitive objet d’art. While Olsen’s romanticized notions of the primitive woman imply that Helga’s sexu- ality should be free (accessible to him) and natural (she should be will- ing), the idea that Helga might control her sexuality offends his sen- sibilities. Walter Benjamin’s theorization...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 781–806.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of the objet d’art even as he meditates on the alien- ation such identifications entail. His investigation of this dichotomy belongs to the postwar American context alongside other figures such as John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg, and Jasper Johns, all of whom push the limits of silence and visibility...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 167–194.
Published: 01 June 2021
... . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press . Huneault Kristina . 2005 . “ Miniature Objects of Cultural Covenant: Portraits and First Nations Sitters in British North America .” RACAR: Revue d’art canadienne / Canadian Art Review 30 , no. 1/2 : 87 – 100 . “ The Ivory Trade .” 1855...