Download e-book for kindle: Between Image and Identity: Transnational Fantasy, Symbolic by Karina A. Eileraas

By Karina A. Eileraas

What does it suggest to insist at the visible as a sort of psychic and political violence? and the way are girls in particular detailed by means of symbolic violence in periods of battle and colonization? among picture and identification highlights postcolonial feminist efforts to rework violence into aesthetic and political thoughts of resistance. This booklet explores the 'autobiographical' literature, visible, and function artwork of postcolonial girls from Maghreb and Southeast Asia together with Leila Sebbar, Assia Djebar, and Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. Karina Eileraas significantly examines how modern those artists actively perform the violence of illustration so that it will re-imagine the connection among picture and id. by means of exploring the artistic potentials of myth, alienation, and misrecognition of their paintings, those artists rewrite postcolonial heritage and re-vision the relationships among sexual politics, symbolic violence, and nationwide reminiscence. among picture and id is a compelling and cutting edge publication that may attract these drawn to postcolonial and feminist reports, autobiography, visible tradition, warfare and trauma studies.

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