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"Is it True What They Say about Models?": Modelling African American Womanhood On the Eve of the Civil Rights Era
This paper explores the work of models, modelling agencies, and popular magazines in forging a new iconography of African American womanhood. These raced and gendered images and ideas engagedExpand
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Polishing Brown Diamonds: African American Women, Popular Magazines, and the Advent of Modeling in Early Postwar America
This article examines the advent of modeling as a profession for African American women. This new career resulted from two developments in early postwar America: the needs of advertisers and the riseExpand
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Browning the Dark Princess: Asian Indian Embodiment of "New Negro Womanhood"
A literary criticism of the 1928 novel "Dark Princess" by W. E. B. Du Bois is presented. It describes the relationship between the characters Matthew Towns, an African American, and Kautilya, anExpand