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‘A Devil on’t, the Woman Damns the Poet’: Aphra Behn's Fictions of Feminine Identity

Ros Ballaster

in Seductive Forms: Women's Amatory Fiction from 1684 to 1740

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184775
eISBN:
9780191674341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184775.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines the fiction of Aphra Bren. It argues that a properly historicist and feminist account of Behn's prose writing must cease to view Behn's texts as mere sources for biographical ... More


Introduction War Experience, Visual Narrative, and Identity

Claudia Siebrecht

in The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656684
eISBN:
9780191744563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656684.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Women’s artistic testimony produced between 1914 and 1919 bears witness to the major impact the war had on women’s lives and reveals the degree to which extreme events and intense emotions ... More


Female Artists and Cultural Mobilization for War

Claudia Siebrecht

in The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656684
eISBN:
9780191744563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656684.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The outbreak of war in August 1914 generated a sense of civic identity among many bourgeois women that fostered their cultural mobilization for war. Many German female artists supported the national ... More


Painting Their Way into the Public World: Women and the Visual Arts

Lauryn Oates

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0023
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reports young female artists learning modernist painting, not unheard of in Afghanistan but not expected either, particularly from women. The first Women's Arts and Modern Painting ... More


Ephemeral Bodies: Object Choice and Material Practice

Shuqin Cui

in Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter demonstrates how sculpture departs from aesthetic beauty or pure form to engage in subjects involving minors or the marginalized, and how it addresses critical issues such as birth ... More


Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Shuqin Cui

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book introduces readers to women's visual art in contemporary China by examining how the visual process of gendering reshapes understandings of historiography, sexuality, pain, and space. When ... More


The Black Arts Movement: Let Me Count the Ways

Carmen L. Phelps

in Visionary Women Writers of Chicago's Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036804
eISBN:
9781621039174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036804.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses the contributions of female artists, activists, and intellectuals from the Black Arts Movement (BAM) to the expansion of black aesthetic. The BAM fulfilled its ideological aims ... More


The Biographies of Starlets Today: Revolutions in Sound and Image

Michael Frishkopf

in Music and Media in the Arab World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Egypt's female artists are intriguing, and several of them claimed their fame through video clips. Like Sherine, who has become the most renowned singer, she was catapulted to the screen amid a wave ... More


The Great War and Dulac’s First Films

Tami Williams

in Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038471
eISBN:
9780252096365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038471.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Dulac's wartime activism and literary writings, as well as the debut of her film career—from her first activities as a film producer for Pathé (La Lumière du coeur, 1916) to ... More


Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Amy Helene Kirschke (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460339
eISBN:
9781626740488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460339.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Female artists of the Harlem Renaissance dealt with issues that were unique to both their gender and their race. They experienced racial prejudice, which limited their ability to obtain training and ... More


Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness

Nicole R. Fleetwood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226253022
eISBN:
9780226253053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226253053.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book 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 ... More


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