Josephine Baker in Art and Life: The Icon and the Image
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Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was a dancer, singer, actress, author, politician, militant, and philanthropist, whose images and cultural legacy have survived beyond the hundredth anniversary of her birth. Neither an exercise in postmodern deconstruction nor simple biography, Josephine Baker in Art and Life presents a critical cultural study of the life and art of the Franco-...more
Hardcover, 392 pages
Published April 23rd 2007 by University of Illinois Press (first published 2007)
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