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By Karina A. Eileraas

What does it suggest to insist at the visible as a kind of psychic and political violence? and the way are girls particularly specified by means of symbolic violence during times of struggle and colonization? among photograph and id highlights postcolonial feminist efforts to rework violence into aesthetic and political ideas of resistance. This publication 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 seriously examines how modern those artists actively perform the violence of illustration so that it will re-imagine the connection among photo and id. through exploring the artistic potentials of myth, alienation, and misrecognition of their paintings, those artists rewrite postcolonial background and re-vision the relationships among sexual politics, symbolic violence, and nationwide reminiscence. among photo and id is a compelling and cutting edge e-book that would entice these attracted to postcolonial and feminist experiences, autobiography, visible tradition, battle and trauma studies.

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