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Confronting Visuality in Multi-Ethnic Women's Writing

Angela Laflen
Format
Book
Published
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781137413031, 1137413034
Contents
  • Introduction: What's (still) wrong with images of women?
  • Coming-of-age with mass media
  • (re)visualizing history in Toni Morrison's The bluest eye
  • Transforming culture and consciousness in Bobbie Ann Mason's In country
  • Witnessing visual manipulation
  • There were signs and I missed them: reading beneath the image in Margaret Atwood's speculative fiction
  • The politics of vanishing: bearing witness to the wounded family in Louise Erdrich's Shadow tag
  • Spectatorship in an expanded field of vision
  • Against visual objectivity in Gish Jen's Birthmates and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's The ultrasound
  • Queering spectatorship in Alison Bechdel's Fun home
  • Conclusion: Confronting visuality in the digital age.
Description
199 pages : 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-190) and index.
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