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The White Darkness: Confluences in the Imaginative Explorations of Identity and 'the Other' in the work of Three Jewish Woman Artists in the Tropics - Maya Deren (1917 - 1961) in Haiti, Clarice Lispector (1920 - 1977) in Brazil, and Helene Cixous (1937-)

Berger, Karen (2010) The White Darkness: Confluences in the Imaginative Explorations of Identity and 'the Other' in the work of Three Jewish Woman Artists in the Tropics - Maya Deren (1917 - 1961) in Haiti, Clarice Lispector (1920 - 1977) in Brazil, and Helene Cixous (1937-). etropic: electronic journal of studies in the tropics, 9. ISSN 1448-2940

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Abstract

In this paper I will make use of extensive quotes to demonstrate the striking and surprising similarities in the writing of these three artists as they try to express what is ultimately inexpressible – their deepest experiences of life.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID21121. artists, biographies, Brazil, Haiti, Algeria, Maya Deren, Clarice Lispector, Hélène Cixous, film making, travels, tropics, social criticism
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Communication and the Arts
FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
FOR Classification > 1902 Film, Television and Digital Media
FOR Classification > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing
SEO Classification > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2011 00:45
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2011 00:45
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/7043
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