The Resource The mirror of whiteness : Blackface in Charles Chauvel's Jedda /cBenjamin Miller

The mirror of whiteness : Blackface in Charles Chauvel's Jedda /cBenjamin Miller

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The mirror of whiteness : Blackface in Charles Chauvel's Jedda /cBenjamin Miller
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The mirror of whiteness
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Blackface in Charles Chauvel's Jedda /cBenjamin Miller
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Critical analysis of Charles Chauvel as an actor and a director; article posits that Chauvel's early experiences as a 'blackface' actor in American theatre and cinema was a significant influence on his own films; examines the way 'white privilege' assumes the right to an infinite performativity of 'otherness'; argues that a potentially subversive blackface is always tethered to a performative racism and assumption of white superiority; lengthy discusssion of the production, symbolism and implications of Chauvel's 1955 film Jedda
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The mirror of whiteness : Blackface in Charles Chauvel's Jedda /cBenjamin Miller
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Includes bibliographical references
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p. 140-156
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The mirror of whiteness : Blackface in Charles Chauvel's Jedda /cBenjamin Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Extent
p. 140-156
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