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Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 05 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391852-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9185-2
Series: New Americanists
Published: 30 June 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382645-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8264-5
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374169-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7416-9
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012757-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1275-7
Published: 31 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7541-8
... Carrie Mae Weems refusal hypervisibility self-possession photography ...
Published: 31 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7541-8
... black motherhood black reproduction self-possession Betye Saar Corregidora Jamaica Kincaid ...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375418-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7541-8
... Chapter 2 interrogates the fraught terrain of black women’s reproductive bodies and the slave system that sought to exploit sexuality in the service of labor production. In this chapter the author argues that processes of black maternal longing limit the ability of black women to self-possess...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375418-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7541-8
... Mae Weems refusal hypervisibility self-possession photography ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374565-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7456-5
.... The chapter offers several rereadings: first, of Dutch society at the time, with its many sites in which the women were exposed to images of black women and their sexuality; next, of racial science and its obsession with black women’s genitalia. Ultimately, the case study shows that the concepts of self...
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
... This chapter discusses the autobiographical genre as an illustration of the aesthetic narration of liberal emancipation, focusing on The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (1789), the first autobiography in English by an enslaved African, in which the self-authoring...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005650-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0565-0
... drought; and profligate use of chemical pesticides and groundwater pumps in the late 1940s and 1950s. As a case study, it focuses on the politically well-connected técnico, former secretary of agriculture (1928–1930, 1940–1946) and self-styled Zapatista and agrarista Marte R. Gómez. It shows how he helped...
Published: 24 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... of Japan began to wane, Nancy Seki developed a complex reservoir of self-reflexive tactics that included artistic practices as well as a sharp humor. The late Seki enacted a media theory that made heavy use of the tools of popular culture itself: critical text, an “eraser print” illustration of a TV...