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Second Skin

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 256 Nombre de pages
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This brilliant, provocative, eye-opening work provides a powerful account of racial fetishism and its centrality to the developmen... Lire la suite
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This brilliant, provocative, eye-opening work provides a powerful account of racial fetishism and its centrality to the development of Modernist style, thus forwarding a stunning new theory of Modernism in its entirety.

Auteur
Anne Anlin Cheng is Professor of English and African American Literature at Princeton University and the author of The Melancholy of Race: Assimilation, Psychoanalysis, and Hidden Grief.

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Through the figure of Josephine Baker, Second Skin tells the story of an unexpected yet enduring intimacy between the invention of a modernist style and the theatricalization of black skin at the turn of the twentieth century.



Contenu

TABLES OF CONTENTS ; HER OWN SKIN ; IN THE MUSEUM ; SKINS, TATTOOS, AND THE LURE OF THE SURFACE ; WHAT BANANAS SAY ; HOUSING BAKER, DRESSING LOOS ; RADIANT BODIES, DARK CITIES ; THE WOMAN WITH THE GOLDEN SKIN ; ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD (OR, DIRTY PROFESSORS) ; ETHICAL LOOKING ; BACK TO THE MUSEUM ; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS ; NOTES ; WORKS CITED

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Second Skin
Sous-titre: Josephine Baker & the Modern Surface
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780199988167
ISBN: 978-0-19-998816-7
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Oxford University Press
Genre: Art
nombre de pages: 256
Poids: 1030g
Taille: H209mm x B140mm x T13mm
Année: 2013

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