Performing Whiteness: Postmodern Re/Constructions in the Cinema

Performing Whiteness: Postmodern Re/Constructions in the Cinema

by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791456286
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/30/2003
Series: SUNY series in Postmodern Culture Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Gwendolyn Audrey Foster is Associate Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Nebraska. Her previous books include Captive Bodies: Postcolonial Subjectivity in Cinema, also published by SUNY Press, and Troping the Body: Gender, Etiquette, and Performance.

Table of Contents

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1. Performing Whiteness

2. Inventing Whiteness

3. White Face, White Space

4. The Bad-White Body

5. Performing the “Good” White

6. Performing the “Bad” White

7. Performing White Otherness

Works Cited and Consulted

About the Author


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