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Carnival And Power

Author : Vicki Ann Cremona
ISBN : 9783319706566
Genre : Performing Arts
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This book shows how Carnival under British colonial rule became a locus of resistance as well as an exercise and affirmation of power. Carnival is both a space of theatricality and a site of politics, where the playful, participatory aspects are appropriated by countervailing forces seeking to influence, control, channel or redirect power. Focusing specifically on the Maltese islands, a tiny European archipelago situated at the heart of the Mediterranean, this work links the contrast between play and power to other Carnival realities across the world. It examines the question of power and identity in relation to different social classes and environments of Carnival play, from streets to ballrooms. It looks at satire and censorship, unbridled gaiety and controlled celebration. It describes the ways Carnival was appropriated as a power channel both by the British and their Maltese subjects, and ultimately how it was manipulated in the struggle for Malta’s independence.

Power Practice Math Logic And Word Problems Gr 3 4 Ebook

Author : Angela Higgs
ISBN : 9781591989288
Genre : Education
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Power And Violence In Medieval And Early Modern Theater

Author : Cora Dietl
ISBN : 9783847003168
Genre : Fiction
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Masking And Power

Author : Gerard Aching
ISBN : 0816640181
Genre : Social Science
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Focusing on masking as a socially significant practice in Caribbean cultures, Gerard Aching's analysis articulates masking, mimicry, and misrecognition as a means of describing and interrogating strategies of visibility and invisibility in Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago, Martinique, and beyond.

The Carnival Of Images

Author : Michèle Mattelart
ISBN : 0897892127
Genre : Business & Economics
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In creating and developing the new genre of the televised novela, a one-hour long dramatic serial, the Brazilian television industry grew, in less than 15 years, from an insignificant player in the international market to one of the largest, most influential in the world. The authors challenge accepted views of the world dominance of United States television and probe the socioeconomic impact of this new genre on a third world country. Using the telenovela and its impact on the medium world-wide, the authors document the important changes in the international circulation of television programs and in the way television is perceived theoretically as a subject of research.

Language Power Grades K 2 Level C Teacher S Guide

Author : Hayley Lehoski
ISBN : 1433353830
Genre : Education
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Bakhtin Carnival And Other Subjects

Author : David G. Shepherd
ISBN : 9051834500
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Blonde Paradox

Author : Laini Michelle Burton
ISBN : OCLC:891466198
Genre : Blondes
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Abstract : Blonde hair is a potent and highly visible sign in western culture. Although the popularity and desirability of blonde hair in the West is well documented, since the 1950s, blonde hair has also generated many negative associations and these have contributed to myths around blondeness. In particular, women who dye their hair blonde find themselves in a paradoxical position; they simultaneously evoke desire and derision. This thesis uses the model of feminine masquerade outlined by Joan Riviere (1929) as a locus for discussing the transgressive potential of the knowing use of blondeness as a sign. When women wear blondeness in this way they embrace it as an oblique means to access privilege. This self-reflexivity allows women to enter sites of power that they are otherwise excluded from. Drawing on ideas of the carnivalesque, as described by Mikhail Bakhtin (1968), this thesis also proposes that the carnivalesque is employed by women in order to transgress patriarchal boundaries through an ironic masquerade of the archetypal blonde. These paradoxical meanings of blondeness are evoked in the work of performance artist Vanessa Beecroft. Beecroft stages both the reflexive awareness of today's blonde woman and the way in which she is shaped by socio-cultural forces beyond her control. Through reference to Beecroft's art, this dissertation builds upon the optimism and transgressive potential of Bakhtin's 'carnival' and Riviere's 'feminine masquerade' to re-present the identity/position of blonde women as one of agency and power.

Power Beauty And Blood

Author : Pegus
ISBN : 9781481788908
Genre : Fiction
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...there are dark, inner desires and impenetrable secrets buried deep within ALL of us! However, they are merely dormant. Most dare not contemplate these or allow sinister desires to surface! Yet, shadowy passions lurk in menacing recesses of their gloomy souls and inhibited corners of their minds. It is fear of exposure that dominates. Fear condemns them to conceal disturbing obsessions. Such passions, though terrifying to others, are natural to some. We, you and I, of a higher social and intellectual order, are unencumbered by conscience. We are undeterred by the concept of fear itself. Our purposes are beyond common understanding. Outsiders pry into our private world at their peril! Hello, Journal! Welcome to my world! I am endowed with beauty, select genetic inheritance and a thirst for warm human blood. It floods my soul... Come indulge yourself in unrestricted freedom of thought, deeds of social cleansing and a clamour for personal righteousness...horrifying though such acts may appear to the uninitiated...J.K.

Television And Women S Culture

Author : Mary Ellen Brown
ISBN : 1446237656
Genre : Feminist criticism
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In this book an international team of contributors examines critically the relationship between television and women's culture. Although they recognize that television frequently distorts and oppresses women's experience, the authors avoid a simplistic manipulative view of the media. Instead they show how and why such different genres as game shows, police fiction and soap opera offer women opportunities for negotiation of their own meanings and their own aesthetic appreciation. Not for sale in Australia or New Zealand.

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