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Cuteness and Childhood in Turkey

Jamal J. Elias

in Alef Is for Allah: Childhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520290075
eISBN:
9780520964402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290075.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on childhood and its representation in Turkey, locating the subject within a broader theoretical discussion of the representation of childhood and of the history of modern ... More


The Poster Children of Pakistan

Jamal J. Elias

in Alef Is for Allah: Childhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520290075
eISBN:
9780520964402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290075.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on the visual representation of children in the religious poster arts of Pakistan. As in the previous chapter, it locates the representation of childhood within the history of ... More


A Very Dirty Word: Cuteness as Affective Strategy in the Comics of Julie Doucet

Sarah Richardson

in The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell: A Place inside Yourself

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820570
eISBN:
9781496820617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820570.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines a range of short narrative comics by Julie Doucet, and investigates Doucet’s use of cuteness as an affective and aesthetic strategy. It employs Sianne Ngai’s theory of cuteness ... More


Grotesque Cuteness of Shōjo: Representations of Goth-Loli in Japanese Contemporary TV Anime

Akiko Sugawa-Shimada

in Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038099
eISBN:
9781621039594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038099.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines representations of goth-loli shōjo (gothic-Lolita girls) in Japanese television anime in the 2000s in the contexts of Japanese “femininity” and “postfeminism.” It also considers ... More


Are You Ready to Get Your Life?: Performing Neostalgia and Wildness in Chicago’s Contemporary Queer Club Scenes

Micah E. Salkind

in Do You Remember House?: Chicago's Queer of Color Undergrounds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190698416
eISBN:
9780190698454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698416.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

Chapter 6 takes its title from club performer Mister Wallace’s invitation to Smart Bar dancers to get their lives, or discover their authentic selves, on the venue’s dance floor. Working from field ... More


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