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Model: CUL003
ISBN: 0816640181
Authors: ARCHING, GERARD
Publishers: UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS
Price: $1,400.00JMD
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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 12 September, 2011.
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Does the mask reveal more than it conceals? What, this book asks, becomes visible and invisible in the masking practiced in Caribbean cultures-not only in the familiar milieu of the carnival but in political language, social conduct, and cultural expressions that mimic, misrepresent, and mislead? Focusing on masking as a socially significant practice in Caribbean cultures, Gerard Aching's analysis articulates masking, mimicry, and misrecognition as a means of describing and interrogating strategies of visibility and invisibility in Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago, Martinique, and beyond. ........