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Transitions Within Queer North African Cinema

Nouri Bouzid, Abdellah Taïa, and the Transnational Tourist

Walter S. Temple

effort to underscore the commodification of the male body in a transnational and bicultural context. In contrast, from the early 2000s same-sex relations, certainly between two male characters, have achieved a kind of normalcy that had long been

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Linda Howell, Ryan Bell, Laura Helen Marks, Jennifer L. Lieberman, and Joseph Christopher Schaub

refuses such narratives in favor of confronting presumptions that accompany what celebrity means, which for Adler returns to the commodification narrative that underpins much of the discipline’s criticism. Adler’s approach is dense with theory, and readers

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Peter Lurie, Antonio Sanna, Hansen Hsu, Ella Houston, and Kristof van Baarle

image of what Agamben described when he stated that humanity has lost its gestures (2000: 49). We have lost them to popular culture, to commodification, and have lost the ability to “move” outside this spectacular plane of representation. All has become

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“There’s nothing makeup cannot do”

Women Beauty Vloggers’ Self-Representations, Transformations, and #thepowerofmakeup

Michele White

the regulatory and gendered aspects of salons, Black indicates how these spaces offer “pleasure, escapism, a means of ‘coping’ and sheer sensuality” (16). She addresses varied forms of commodification while asserting that salons can provide “social