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American pietàs : visions of race, death, and the maternal

Ruby C. Tapia

c2011

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (HQ 759 .T37 2011 )()

  • Title:
    American pietàs : visions of race, death, and the maternal
  • Author: Ruby C. Tapia
  • Description: Introduction: Race, death, and the maternal in American visual culture -- 1. Maternal visions, racial seeing : theories of the photographic in Bartles's Camera Lucida -- 2. Commemorating whiteness : the ghost of Diana in the U.S. popular press -- 3. Beloved therapies : Oprah and the Hollywood production of maternal horror -- 4. Prodigal (non)citizens : teen pregnancy and public health at the border -- 5. Breeding patriotism : the widows of 9/11 and the prime-time wombs of national memory.
  • Local Note: acq2012wos
  • Publication Date: c2011
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press
  • Format: 202 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780816653102 (hc : alk. paper)̀;ISBN 0816653100 (hc : alk. paper)̀;ISBN 9780816653119 (pb : alk. paper);ISBN 0816653119 (pb : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Motherhood in popular culture -- United States; Death in popular culture -- United States; Ethnicity -- United States; Pietà; Mothers in art; Death in art; Race in art
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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