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Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... La Marr Jarelle Bruce focuses on three films— To Wong Foo , Romeo + Juliet , and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil— that feature black drag queens who serve a particular use value within the rhetorical mise-en-scène of each film’s racial, sexual, and gender politics. Bruce’s analyses...
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By E. Patrick Johnson
Published: 16 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... heteroperpetuity black drag heteronormativity film studies reparative reading ...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... intellectuals. The Machado administration’s large-scale public works and urban planning projects regulated Cubans’ behavior within increasingly rationalized and regimented streets, through which the dictator dragged the bodies of his opponents. barrio carnival blacks Gerardo Machado Regla de Ocha ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... C. Riley Snorton places Samuel R. Delany’s novel, Triton, in dialogue with contemporary debates in black, feminist, and trans scholarship to examine the utilities of heterotopias for making sense of racial and gender difference. As his reading of the novel bears out, heterotopias...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... in the modern idea of the human; it also overlooks or perfunctorily dismisses theorizations of race, subjection, and humanity found in black and ethnic studies. The essay posits black feminist theories of modern humanity as exemplified by the work of Hortense Spillers and Sylvia Wynter as useful correctives...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... purged Cuban streets of black Cubans’ performances of royalty (carnival kings and queens) and waged “anti-witchcraft” campaigns targeting their home ceremonies for regal orichas (deities) of Regla de Ocha, which was then spreading among blacks in Santiago’s poorer neighborhoods and attracting...
Published: 11 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387220-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8722-0
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... the Avenue A spot on 10 December. The opening-night party blended Western movies, drag queen performances, and DJ-ing in the back room. Demand soon surpassed all expectations and by the spring the spot matched Danceteria’s seven-nights-a-week parade. As it became clear that Pyramid was part of a broader East...