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De-tropicalizing the Trujillo Dictatorship and Dominican Masculinity

Maja Horn

in Masculinity after Trujillo: The Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049304
eISBN:
9780813050126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049304.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that today’s dominant notions of Dominican masculinity have relatively recent roots in the dictatorship of Rafael Leónidas Trujillo (1930–1961), whose discourse of ... More


Introduction: Theorizing beyond Imperial Aesthetics in East Asia

Mayumo Inoue and Steve Choe

in Beyond Imperial Aesthetics: Theories of Art and Politics in East Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455874
eISBN:
9789882204294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455874.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory essay foregrounds "aesthetics" as a fundamental mode of inquiry that enables scholars to question and overcome many "imperial" assumptions that still govern East Asia studies to ... More


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