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The Resource Black women's bodies and the nation : race, gender and culture, Shirley Anne Tate

Black women's bodies and the nation : race, gender and culture, Shirley Anne Tate

Label
Black women's bodies and the nation : race, gender and culture
Title
Black women's bodies and the nation
Title remainder
race, gender and culture
Statement of responsibility
Shirley Anne Tate
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Black Women's Bodies and the Nation develops a decolonial approach to representations of Black women's bodies within popular culture in the US, UK and the Caribbean and the racialization and affective load of muscle, bone, fat and skin through the trope of the subaltern figure of the Sable-Saffron Venus as an 'alter/native' (Truillot, 2003). Enslavement, colonialism and settlement in the metropole created the Black woman's body as both other/same and deeply affective whether read as fear, disgust, contempt or fascination. Her body draws attention to the negotiations through which the semblance of consensus on the citizen body is created at the same time as Black women's bodies as Sable-Saffron Venus alter/natives rupture the collective body formed through the (re)iteration, (re)interpretation and (re)presentation of the meanings of muscle, bone, fat and skin. This dismantling of body norms reveals other modes of being through disalienation's (Cesaire, 2000) refusal of the racial epidermal schema (Fanon, 1967)
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tate, Shirley Anne
Dewey number
305.48/896
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1161
LC item number
.T38 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Genders and sexualities in the social sciences
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women, Black
  • Body image in women
  • Cultural fusion
  • Women's rights
Label
Black women's bodies and the nation : race, gender and culture, Shirley Anne Tate
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-182) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Looking at the Sable-Saffron Venus: Iconography, Affect and (Post)Colonial Hygiene -- 2. Batty Politics: Desire and Rear Excess -- 3. When Black Fat does not Signify Mammy: Humour and Sexualization -- 4. Fascination: Muscle, Femininity, Iconicity -- 5. Pleasure Politics: The Cult of Celebrity, Mullaticity and Slimness -- 6. Skin Lightening: Contempt, Fear, Hatred -- 7. Coda- Decolonization and "Seeing Through" Black Women's Bodies
Control code
898160673
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 190 pages
Isbn
9781137355270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)898160673
Label
Black women's bodies and the nation : race, gender and culture, Shirley Anne Tate
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-182) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Looking at the Sable-Saffron Venus: Iconography, Affect and (Post)Colonial Hygiene -- 2. Batty Politics: Desire and Rear Excess -- 3. When Black Fat does not Signify Mammy: Humour and Sexualization -- 4. Fascination: Muscle, Femininity, Iconicity -- 5. Pleasure Politics: The Cult of Celebrity, Mullaticity and Slimness -- 6. Skin Lightening: Contempt, Fear, Hatred -- 7. Coda- Decolonization and "Seeing Through" Black Women's Bodies
Control code
898160673
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 190 pages
Isbn
9781137355270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)898160673

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