Cinderella Story: A Scholarly Sketchbook about Race, Identity, Barack Obama, the Human Spirit, and Other Stuff that Matters [NOOK Book]

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Cinderella Story is an experimental autoethnography that explores critical racial issues in America through the media of language and images. Rolling asks, How do words and images-involving stories and paradigms, past and future, perceptions of beauty and ugliness-become flesh? How are they done and undone? In this supple and complex narrative, the author peers deeply into his own life and attitudes, and into the racial images and ideas made explicit by American history as a whole, to sort out fact from fiction ...
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Cinderella Story: A Scholarly Sketchbook about Race, Identity, Barack Obama, the Human Spirit, and Other Stuff that Matters

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Overview

Cinderella Story is an experimental autoethnography that explores critical racial issues in America through the media of language and images. Rolling asks, How do words and images-involving stories and paradigms, past and future, perceptions of beauty and ugliness-become flesh? How are they done and undone? In this supple and complex narrative, the author peers deeply into his own life and attitudes, and into the racial images and ideas made explicit by American history as a whole, to sort out fact from fiction in new and ingenious ways.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780759119420
  • Publisher: AltaMira Press
  • Publication date: 3/16/2010
  • Series: Crossroads in Qualitative Inquiry
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 228
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

James Haywood Rolling, Jr. is associate professor of art education at Syracuse University.
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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Prologue: An Old Story
Chapter 2 Episode One: Borderlines
Chapter 3 Episode Two: Homelessness
Chapter 4 Episode Three: Origins
Chapter 5 Episode Four: Breech Births and Cinderella Endings
Chapter 6 Episode Five: Monsters Deconstructed
Chapter 7 Episode Six: Figuring Myself Out
Chapter 8 Episode Seven: Messing around with Identity Constructs
Chapter 9 Episode Eight: Disruptions
Chapter 10 Episode Nine: Secular Blasphemy
Chapter 11 Episode Ten: Propaganda
Chapter 12 Episode Eleven: Invisibility and In/di/visuality
Chapter 13 Episode Twelve: The Meeting
Chapter 14 Episode Thirteen: Self-Portrait, with Stern Resistance
Chapter 15 Episode Fourteen: (Re)Appearances
Chapter 16 Episode Fifteen: Self Portrait, with Backlighting
Chapter 17 Episode Sixteen: The One-Drop Rule
Chapter 18 Episode Seventeen: Self-Portrait, with Possibilities
Chapter 19 Episode Eighteen: Epilogue, with New Story Values
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