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Body politics and the fictional double [electronic resource] / edited by Debra Walker King.
INITIAL_TITLE_SRCH:
Body politics and the fictional double [electronic resource] / edited by Debra Walker King.
Publication Date:
2000
ISBN:
9780253108326
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-202) and index.
Contents:
Who says an older woman can't/shouldn't dance? / Gloria Wade-Gayles -- When body politics of partial identifications collide with multiple identities of real academics: limited understandings of research and truncated collegial interactions / Sue V. Rosser -- Body language: corporeal semiotics, literary resistance / Maude Hines -- Writing in red ink / Debra Walker King -- Myths and monsters: the female body as the site for political agendas / S. Yumiko Hulvey -- Agency and ambivalence: a reading of works by Coco Fusco / Caroline Vercoe -- Perfoming bodies, performing culture: an interview with Coco Fusco and Nao Bustamante / Rosemary Weatherston -- Women singing, women gesturing: music videos / Maureen Turim -- Bombshell / Stephanie A. Smith -- Afterword: the unbroken circle of assumptions / Trudier Harris.
Abstract:
Body Politics and the Fictional DoubleEdited by Debra Walker KingExamines the disjunction between women's appearance and reality. In recent years, questions concerning ""the body"" and its place in postmodern discourses have taken center stage in academic disciplines. Body Politics joins these discussions by focusing on the challenges women face when their externally defined identities and representations as bodies -- their body fictions -- speak louder than what they know to be their.
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
online resource
Language:
English