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Bilal Tawfiq Hamamra

signifies purity and virginity (943). 58 The absence of the body marks Iphigenia’s transition from daughter to a capricious political symbol. As Nancy Rabinowitz points out: ‘Euripides … grants her this stereotypically masculine and public fame without

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Stepping through the Silver Screen

Austro-German Filmmaker, Bestselling Author, and Journalist Colin Ross Discovers Australia

Anne Rees

Neighbors , a magazine dedicated to dispelling popular stereotypes about the two nations and maintaining the bonds of friendship forged during the war. Yet despite this growing acquaintance with the “real” America and its people, cinematic images of the US

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Donald H. Holly Jr.

). Mukerjee likewise characterizes anthropologists as a people who poke and prod, and their discipline as an imperial science whose aim is to conquer and control ( 2003: 67–68, 210–211 ). Much of this draws on old stereotypes that bear little resemblance to

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Travel Writers and Traveling Writers in Australasia

Responses to Travel Literatures and the Problem of Authenticity

Helen Bones

Devonshire by way of Cumberland. He walks from Rotorua to Auckland by way of Hokianga” (16 September 1899: 4). Australian critics complained about the national stereotyping and lack of local nuance that could be found in overseas depictions of themselves

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Travel, Authority, and Framing the Subject

Elizabeth Justice’s A Voyage to Russia and Amelia

Matthew W. Binney

they must perform, and their legal and political status” ( Thompson 2011: 186 ). These descriptions may reaffirm patriarchal stereotypes, yet they present a “means by which women could claim authority unavailable to men” ( Thompson 2011: 186

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The Shades of a Shadow

Crime as the Dark Projection of Authority in Early Modern England

Maurizio Ascari

, although this stereotypical view was contradicted by reality. As an icon of darkness, however, Lady Macbeth not only is presented in the act of conjuring, 28 but also claims she would have been ready to kill her own child had she sworn so to do. 29

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“Space without People”

Austro-German Filmmaker, Bestselling Author, and Journalist Colin Ross Discovers Australia

Siegfried Mattl

racist stereotyping. The narrator behaves almost as if he were taking on the role of the “intrepid explorer” of the last century. Here, however, in abstaining from any concrete localizations of the scene, Ross establishes a particular configuration of

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Leonidas Sotiropoulos and

interesting approach to this issue opens up hence, one that is close to what Miller adopts: to give emphasis to the way a cultural condition is experienced. Avoiding the pitfall of stereotyping, one may essay to focus on the fine shades of commonality that

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William Nessly, Noel B. Salazar, Kemal Kantarci, Evan Koike, Christian Kahl, and Cyril Isnart

during the Exclusion Era, possibly by disguising them as Native Americans, women, piles of lumber, or groceries” (liii). As Wing Sing, Eaton adopts a stereotypically Chinese nonstandard dialect, which she uses to make humorous and often pointed cross

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Landscapes and Races in Early Twentieth-Century Peru

The Travels of José Uriel García and Aurelio Miró Quesada Sosa

Rupert J. M. Medd

review Peru’s colonial geographical stereotypes in his thinking. The old costa-sierra-selva construct of geographical opposites failed as a narrative to incorporate other complexities, such as the interconnectedness and transcultural aspects of Peru