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The postcolonial eye : white Australian desire and the visual field of race, by Alison Ravenscroft

Label
The postcolonial eye : white Australian desire and the visual field of race
Title
The postcolonial eye
Title remainder
white Australian desire and the visual field of race
Statement of responsibility
by Alison Ravenscroft
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation pending
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
820.9/994
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9605.2
LC item number
.R38 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The postcolonial eye : white Australian desire and the visual field of race, by Alison Ravenscroft
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. [161]-171
Contents
Introduction: scenes of race -- Part 1: "There is and can be no brute vision" : The eye and the "I" -- Part II : When the other disappears from my line of sight : Coming to matter: the grounds of our embodied difference; What falls from view? On re-reading the Plains of Promise; Dreaming of others: Carpentaria and its critics; A postcolonial uncanny -- Part III: The image of my own desire: White men as hidden spectators; White women looking on; "Matron always carried a small whip" -- Part IV: Whiteness and its veils: Darkness casts its light: Australian blackface; Resisting a white spectator's enjoyment: Benang's aesthetics
Control code
000048008840
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
183 p.
Isbn
9781409430797
Lccn
2011043232
Other physical details
ill., ports
Label
The postcolonial eye : white Australian desire and the visual field of race, by Alison Ravenscroft
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. [161]-171
Contents
Introduction: scenes of race -- Part 1: "There is and can be no brute vision" : The eye and the "I" -- Part II : When the other disappears from my line of sight : Coming to matter: the grounds of our embodied difference; What falls from view? On re-reading the Plains of Promise; Dreaming of others: Carpentaria and its critics; A postcolonial uncanny -- Part III: The image of my own desire: White men as hidden spectators; White women looking on; "Matron always carried a small whip" -- Part IV: Whiteness and its veils: Darkness casts its light: Australian blackface; Resisting a white spectator's enjoyment: Benang's aesthetics
Control code
000048008840
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
183 p.
Isbn
9781409430797
Lccn
2011043232
Other physical details
ill., ports

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