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Culture and power : identity and identification / edited by Angel Mateos-Aparicio Martin-Albo and Eduardo de Gregorio-Godeo ; contributors Caroline Bainbridge [and eighteen others].

Publication:
Newcastle upon Tyne, England : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (289 p.)
Subjects:
Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature.
Identity (Philosophical concept)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Questions of identity and identification are among the most important evolving concerns of contemporary cultural studies. Through processes of personal identification with discursively constructed subject positions, identities emerge across a wide range of cultural practices in the course of social interactions involving the use of language and other semiotic systems manifested in cultural artifacts of various kinds. The present collection includes a selection of papers on the topic of identification...
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I: THINKING BEYOND MODERN IDENTITIES; HEADING TOWARDS A LIQUID IDENTITY; QUESTIONING DIVERSITY; CHALLENGING THE SELF; INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE IDENTITIES AT THE CROSSROADS OF CULTURAL POLITICS; PART II: REVISING OLD AND NEW REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN; ''A CHICKEN OF A GENTLEMAN, AND A TIGER OF A LADY''; IDENTITY AND GENDER POLICY; BEAUTIFUL AND INEFFECTUAL ANGELS; THE CONSTRUCTION OF FEMALE IDENTITY IN POPULAR CULTURE ; PART III: POSTCOLONIALISM AND THE NEW HYBRID IDENTITIES; BETWEEN DISCIPLINE AND DESIRE
''INDIAN PRINCESS/INDIAN SQUAW''THE POSTCOLONIAL COMING OF AGE OF CATALAN LITERATURE; PART IV: NATION, DISCOURSE AND COLLECTIVE IDENTITIES; A DESIRE CALLED UTOPIA, A UTOPIA CALLED COMMUNITY; ''BRITS ON HOLS''; THE PARANOID STYLE IN SPOOKS / MI-5; FICTION NARRATIVE AND NATIONAL IDENTITY; PART FIVE: CONSTRUCTING IDENTITIES IN THE PRINT MEDIA; THE SPECTACLE OF ENVY AND FEMININITY IN THE PRESS; THE CHANGING IDENTITY OF BRITISH BROADSHEETS; INTERSEMIOTIC TRANSLATIONS OF NEWS TEXTS FOR THE PROMOTION OF A GLOBAL IMAGE OF MODERNITY; CONTRIBUTORS
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Mateos-Aparicio Martin-Albo, Ángel, editor.
Gregorio-Godeo, Eduardo de, editor.
Bainbridge, Caroline, contributor.
ISBN:
1-4438-6559-1
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