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Series: a Public Culture Book
Published: 03 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381211-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8121-1
Book Chapter

By Kobena Mercer
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... African photographers appropriation portraiture self-representation stylization ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... appropriation portraiture self-representation stylization ...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... speak in stylized registers. Their autobiographies reveal a kind of doubled performativity, by which the self is twice created, both as a stage performer and as a social being. In the case of Jayshankar Sundari, a female impersonator of the highest order, the chapter analyzes the revealing and occlusion...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375081-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7508-1
... Focused on Chen Ruoxi’s 1986 queer Marxist novel, this chapter discusses the historical context for the emergence of a body of self-stylized queer fiction in Chinese. The primary aim of this chapter is to show that Chinese queer fiction did not emerge as a result of a globalizing liberalism...
Published: 26 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376019-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7601-9
... and style undermine them. Persepolis marks its physical distance from Iran through animation; Shirin Neshat’s Women without Men (2010) does so through stylization. All are examples of what Hamid Naficy calls “accented cinema.” This chapter considers the role of diasporan women filmmakers in facilitating...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374886-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
...: in style sections of internationally circulating newspapers and world-renowned fashion magazines. Chapter 3 examines the highly stylized and standardized conventions of outfit photos, from the customary camera angles to the spatial and temporal aesthetic arrangements of the shot and the blogger’s body...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... on the memoirs of two male actors in the commercial Parsi theater of the early twentieth century, this chapter queries the construction of womanhood, religious identity, and autobiography itself. Planted in vernacular, largely oral, systems of communication and knowledge, these artists speak in stylized...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
.... African photographers appropriation portraiture self-representation stylization This chapter offers a holistic assessment of interpretive approaches to recently rediscovered African studio photography traditions active from the mid-twentieth century onward. It contrasts Francophone research...