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Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body. Front Cover. Rosemarie Garland Thomson. NYU Press, Oct 1, – History – pages. Freakery has ratings and 10 reviews. Sonanova said: I liked the topics, though many contributors talked about the same thing. The book appeared to be.. . Request PDF on ResearchGate | Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body | Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body. Rosemarie.

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Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body, makes clear, the freak show is a productive area of study not only in itself, but also in relation to modernityfreakrry as a model for examining freakish aspects of culture in the late twentieth century.

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One particular type of text that remains ripe for study is the side show, or freak show, whose heyday in America was from the s through Barnum; the articulation of the freak in literary and textual discourses; contemporary relocations of freak shows; and theoretical analyses of freak culture. Cultural Exfraordinary of the Extraordinary Body.

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Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

New York University Press, It feels like the ideas are there but the execution is Well, now I doFreakery is an exhaustive survey of the tradition of exhibiting human oddities from medieval times Bartholomew Fair to the present TV talk shows.

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In American history, all have shared the platform equally, as freaks, human oddities, their only commonality their assigned role of anomalous other to the gathered throngs. Barnum; the articulation of the freak in literary and textual discourses; contemporary relocations of freak shows; and theoretical analyses of freak culture. In American history, all have shared the platform equally, as freaks, human oddities, their only commonality their assigned role of anomalous other to the gathered throngs.

With the ability to apply skillfully a diverse array of theoretical tools, one can fruitfully study even the most marginalized texts while shedding new light not only on an area that had formerly been slighted, but also on history, ideology and everyday life. The book’s essays fall into four main categories: Pearce Limited preview – Fat Lady Show Banner.

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Rosemarie Thomson’s groundbreaking anthology probes America’s disposition toward the visually different. Peales Artist in His Museum.

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Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body

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In American history, all have shared the platform equally, as freaks, human oddities, their only commonality their assigned role of anomalous other to the gathered throngs I liked the topics, though many contributors talked about the same thing. My library Help Advanced Book Search. I agree that many people do not consider the man who drives a spike through feakery penis to be a freak, though I think it would have been useful to examine those who desire to identify with the word.

For the price of a ticket, freak shows offered spectators an icon of bodily otherness whose difference from them secured their own membership in a common American identity–by comparison ordinary, tractable, normal.

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