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You Must Not Know Bout Me*: Reviewed Resistance of Sarah Bartmann, Josephine Baker, and Beyoncé Knowles
This thesis explores three forms of resistance demonstrated through the lives of Josephine Baker, Sarah Bartmann, and Beyoncé Knowles. These forms of resistance are "talking back" (originally from bell hooks); oppositional ...
Possibilities in the margins: Exploring love and power in Tillie Olsen’s "I stand here Ironing", Toni Morrison’s "The Bluest Eye", and Dorothy Allison's "Bastard Out of Carolina"
This thesis explores the intersections of class, gender, and race in Tillie Olsen's short story "I Stand Here Ironing", Toni Morrison's novel "The Bluest Eye", and Dorothy Allison's novel "Bastard Out of Carolina". The ...
Chaotic whiteness: Race, narrative, and the erotics of fear
This thesis is an exploration of the ways in which whiteness, race, and racism are maintained and perpetuated through the use of narratives. I forward four main understandings of chaos as they relate to whiteness and argue ...