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Published: 26 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387961-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8796-1
...DISORIENTING CLEOPATRA A Modern Trope of Identity The name ‘‘Cleopatra’’ provokes passions of all kinds. One of the not-so- minor passions concerns her looks and, by implication, the issue of her origins and identity. What did the ancient queen look like? Was she haun- tingly...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
...' 28'' N Satellite Archaeology 29° 55' 56'' E REMOTE SENSING CLEOPATRA IN EGYPT In 1963, just after the first experimental tv relays via Telstar, an Egyptian diver swimming in Qait Bay discovered the ruins of ancient Alexandria, once inhabited and...
Published: 10 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393337-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9333-7
...Antony and Cleopatra Aught an Eunuch Has ellis hanson ‘‘What’s your Highness’ pleasure the eunuch Mardian asks of his mistress Cleopatra.∞ Good question! Does he ever get an answer? He sounds like a modern-day bartender, as the queen elbows up first to...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391999-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9199-9
... culmination in two radically opposed de- scriptions of her sculpture The Death of Cleopatra. In 1990, the art histo- rian Albert Boime described Lewis’s Cleopatra as “an angry and conflicted image . . . writhing in agony, her face distorted into a pained grimace” (plate 12).4 In 1996 the art historian...
Published: 31 July 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382836-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8283-6
... VIII Directing Sympathy in Antony and Cleopatra "Marble countenances" Antony and Cleopatra may be the last bastion of the New Critical approach to drama, the last play to be read as a...
Published: 29 October 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386315-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8631-5
...370 7140 Trafton / EGYPT LAND / sheet 185 of chapter four Undressing Cleopatra race, sex, and bodily...
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By Scott Trafton
Published: 29 October 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8631-5
.... Bradley, photographer 157 Edmonia Lewis, The Death of Cleopatra, 1876 167 William Wetmore Story, Cleopatra,1858 182 ‘‘Cleopatra Carried into Caesar’s Palace’’ 189 Tseng 2004.8.27...
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By Ella Shohat
Published: 26 June 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8796-1
... Colonial ambivalence: Cultural duality in Bye Bye Brazil 132 30 Egyptian perspective on Hollywood: Alexandria Why? 132 31 ‘‘Lasers for Ladies Health magazine 153 32 Video laparoscopy: Suctioning out a cyst 157 33 Cleopatra as vamp: Theda Bara 184 34 From screen...
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By Kirsten Buick
..., The Libyan Sibyl, 1861 158 26 etaM Vaux Warrick Fuller, Emancipation Proclamation, 1913 158 27 etaM Vaux Warrick Fuller, Ethiopia Awakening, ca. 1921 173 28 illiamW Wetmore Story, Cleopatra, 1869 173 29 dmoniaE Lewis, The Death of Cleopatra, detail of profile...
... list of illustrations 20 1. New York Times Magazine, 4 Dec. 1994 22 2. Albert Watson, ‘‘Iron’’ Mike Tyson 23 3. Albert Watson, Bobby Brown 24 4. Albert Watson, Tupac Shakur 495. Lyle Ashton Harris,For Cleopatra 60 6. Anonymous, Prince Hall 74 7...
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By Lisa Parks
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
..., 194n67; Art: of Aboriginal Australians, 67–68; global presence of, 67–68; land rights Cleopatra in, 123–24, 125; Paul Klee’s of, 52–53, 69–70; languages of, 54– angels as, 155; of Marko Peljhan, 172– 55, 56, 191n24, 193n57; music of, 61, 73, 183; The Satellite Arts Project and, 193n54...
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By Scott Trafton
Published: 29 October 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386315-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8631-5
...- covery of Ancient Egypt; Holly Edwards, ed., Noble Dreams, Wicked Pleasures: Orientalism in America, 1870–1930 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000); and Susan Walker and Peter Higgs, eds., Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth...
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By Scott Trafton
Published: 29 October 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386315-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8631-5
... n.136 ‘‘Address to the Slaves of the United Antarctica, 101, 105–6 States of America’’ (Garnet), 231–34 Antiabolitionism, 7, 45–48, 61 Africa: Afrocentric representations of, Antony and Cleopatra...
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By Kirsten Buick
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391999-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9199-9
... Richardson, in “Edmonia Lewis’ The Death of Cleopatra,” 44. 6 Bearden and Henderson, A History of African-American Artists, 54–55. See also Richardson, “Edmonia Lewis at McGrawville,” 242. 7 Wreford, “A Negro Sculptress, 302. If the date of her birth, 1844, is accurate...
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By Kirsten Buick
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391999-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9199-9
..., 215 n. 2; Lewis’s perfor- Lewis’s Cleopatra vs., 205–7; occu- mance of, 102, 108–16, 123, 131–32; pational alternatives for, 6; “pathol- as “problem,” xvii–xviii. See also ogy” read onto, 202; personhood of, vanishing American INDEX  279...
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By Scott Trafton
Published: 29 October 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386315-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8631-5
...370 7140 Trafton / EGYPT LAND / sheet 335 of Works Cited Abbott, Jacob. The History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1851...
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By Kirsten Buick
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391999-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9199-9
... Independent.” Independent, April 5, 1866, n.p. “Cleopatra [review of Von Adolf Stahr, Cleopatra (Berlin: 1864 Living Age 84 (January–March 1865): 333–36. “Cleopatra’s Complexion.” Nation, December 4, 1890, 441. “A Colored Artist.” Lorain County News, March 28, 1866, 3. “A Colored Sculptor.” New York...
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By Lisa Parks
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
...: Remote Sensing Cleopatra in Egypt 1 Foucault writes, ‘‘To substitute for the enigmatic treasure of ‘things’ anterior to discourse, the regular formation of objects that emerge only in discourse. To define these objects without reference to the ground, the...
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By Madhavi Menon
Published: 10 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393337-052
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9333-7
... Theory’’ (South Atlantic Quarterly), Antonio (Merchant of Venice), 216–23, 381 106–7 Antony (Antony and Cleopatra), 48, 51, Agamben, Giorgio, 333, 352, 357, 360n17 52–54 Agamemnon (Aeschylus), 372–73, 382 Antony and Cleopatra, 48–54 agency and contingency, 59 anus: in...
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By Ella Shohat
Published: 26 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387961-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8796-1
...; neocolonialist elites and, 133–34; 73, 284n5, 286n39, 373, 383n37; post- South Africa, 127, 238, 239, 246. See colonialism and, 238 therapeutic prac- also Cleopatra; Egypt tice and, 256–58. See also Fanon, Frantz 385...