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Josephine Baker in Art and Life The Icon and the Image

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ISBN-10: 0252074122

ISBN-13: 9780252074127

Edition: 2006

Authors: Bennetta Jules-Rosette, Njami Simon

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Description:

Baker was a dancer, singer, actress, author, politician, militant, and philanthropist, whose images and cultural legacy have survived beyond the 100th anniversary of her birth. This work studies the life and art of the Franco-American performer whose appearances as the savage dancer Fatou shocked the world.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 2/22/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Foreword: A Luminous Humanism
Preface
Acknowledgments
Prologue
Creating the Image
Touring with Baker's Image
Opening Nights
Celluloid Projections
Living the Dream
Dress Rehearsals
Baker's Scripts
Hues of the Rainbow in a Global Village
Changing the World
Legendary Legionnaire
Echoes and Influences
Eternal Comeback
Chronology
Notes
Bibliography
Discography
Index