Troubling Vision

Troubling Vision

Performance, Visuality, and Blackness

eBook - 2011
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Troubling Vision addresses American culture's fixation on black visibility, exploring how blackness is persistently seen as a problem in public culture and even in black scholarship that challenges racist discourse. Through trenchant analysis, Nicole R. Fleetwood reorients the problem of black visibility by turning attention to what it means to see blackness and to the performative codes that reinforce, resignify, and disrupt its meaning. Working across visual theory and performance studies, Fleetwood asks, How is the black body visualized as both familiar and disruptive? How might we investig.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011
ISBN: 9780226253053
0226253058
9780226253022
9780226253039
0226253023
0226253031
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xx, 276 pages) : illustrations

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