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Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395720-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9572-0
... chApteR 3 Drum Groups and Singers To rework the pattern of social relationships is to rearrange the coordinates of the experienced world. Society’s forms are culture’s substance. —cliFFoRd geeRtz (1973, 28) Being a singer, I think, is a lifestyle. You’re on the road all summer...
Published: 26 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383819-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8381-9
... Singers of the Landscape: Song, History, and Property Rights in the Malaysian Rainforest Marina Roseman Into the Forest and History A topographical watershed moment came for the Temiars of peninsular Ma- laysia in the 1930s, when British field ethnographer, curator of the Perak Mu...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373469-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
Published: 12 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390411-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9041-1
..., with the diva, even as a recluse, driving the film’s action. If we also consider the career of another soprano, we can begin to make the leap from the black opera singer to the black R & B singer. Diana Ross was preceded by a number of talented black women singers who commanded respect in...
Published: 11 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388166-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8816-6
... in parallel to a kind of ma- chismo common among male rappers, many women singers in Japan’s pop music world are expected to conform to a particular type of feminine cute- ness, which I propose calling ‘‘cutismo In contrast, the more recent female THE...
Published: 15 September 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385998-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8599-8
... those arts are cultural heroes, lionized for symbolizing the identity of a particular kind of class experience. Even on the most local level, cer- tain singers evoke, through performative mastery, nostalgic feelings of beer- drenched musical solidarity remembered by women and men alike as a golden...
Published: 23 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392125-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9212-5
... feminism, and knowledge about traditional notions of subservient ‘‘good’’ women. To demonstrate this knowledge, they constantly refer to and index women singers, song lyrics, and movie lines, as well as cultural and political fig- (ph)eminists of the new school 133 ures...
Published: 22 June 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9260-6
... list of women Absatz, Flora: A Polish immigrant, textile worker, and union leader Aslán, Hélène R. de: A philanthropist and president of Ezras Noschim and Consejo de Mujeres Israelitas Attach, Regina: Raised in Argentina and Damascus, she was abandoned by her...
Published: 09 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386155-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8615-5
... male. Hazel Carby analyzes one of the ways in which women blues singers entered into the domain of male symbolism through lyric content: ‘‘What the women Blues singers were able to articulate were the possibilities...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385462-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8546-2
...ana m. lo´ pez Tearsand Desire: Women and Melodrama in the‘‘Old’’ Mexican Cinema Ana Lo´pez is a Cuban American. A film critic, she is also a professor at Tulane Univer- sity in New Orleans. Her main titles include Mediating Two Worlds: Cinematic Encounters in the Americas (1993, edited...
Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386353-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8635-3
...CULTURE / sheet 276 of 524 26. Black Women in Popular Culture: From Stereotype to Heroine 7153 Wallace / DARK DESIGNS AND VISUAL I would like to begin by outlining the major...
Published: 09 November 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9328-3
... part iii ✩ TALKING BACK TO THE EMPIRE Local Men and Women seven IN THE U.S. ARMY BUT NOT QUITE OF IT Contesting the Imperial Power in a Discourse of KATUSAs...
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389774-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8977-4
... 4 SYMBOLS OF SEX TELEVISION’S WOMEN AND SEXUAL DIFFERENCE n an average school day in 1977, six fourth-grade girls gathered together Oto answer a question posed to them by an inquiring journalist. Their answer was...
Published: 06 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389286-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8928-6
... businesses and 106 picturing working women large department stores, or served as teachers and midwives. The the- aters and dance halls were populated with actresses, singers, and dancers while a significant number of ambitious middle-class women pursued careers in education, medicine, and dentistry...
Published: 22 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389750-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8975-0
... QR1 A Catalogue of Women ne afternoon, early in my stay as an exchange student in Russia, I had been invited back to a new friend’s apartment for dinner. WeO chatted in the sitting room, looking at pictures of her childhood and...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384489-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8448-9
... 1. Three Generations of Women in Central Europe My mother was Austrian and my father Hungarian. They met while my father at- tended medical school in Vienna. He came from a rather poor family and had five brothers and sisters but somehow managed to get a scholarship to study abroad. My...
Published: 16 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382744-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8274-4
... Ready-to-Wear and Ready-to-Work 164 a needle through the finger.) But these worries ultimately took a back seat to Singer's cheery advertisements showing smiling women behind their treadles. The "Singer" was marketed specifically for the female user, at home or in the...
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394167-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9416-7
...“We can See ourSelveS aS otherS See uS” Women Workers anD Western Union’s traininG films in tHe 1920s Stephen Groening he 1927 film Accuracy First introduces viewers to Sally tLee, an avid reader, dancer, and singer. She works in a high- pressure job, spending hours a day...
Published: 13 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387466-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8746-6
... roger a. kittleson Women and Notions of Womanhood in Brazilian Abolitionism The abolitionist movements that sprang up across Brazil during the 1870s and 1880s were gendered, ‘‘feminized’’ phenomena. One of the great novelties of abolitionism in nineteenth-century Brazilian history...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379829-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7982-9
...LINDA NOCHLIN ART AND THE CONDITIONS OF EXILE: MEN/WOMEN, EMIGRATION/EXPATRIATION WH EN IT CO M ES TO EXI LE, artists would seem to be in a better posi• tion than writers. Somehow, the visual world loses less in translation. For the writer, exile and the loss of native...