I [heart] my selfie / essay by Ilan Stavans ; auto-portraits by ADÁL.

By: Stavans, Ilan [author.]Contributor(s): Maldonado, Adál Alberto [photographer.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (136 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780822373179; 0822373173Other title: I love my selfieSubject(s): Self-portraits -- United States -- Exhibitions | Self-presentation -- United States -- Exhibitions | Photography -- United States -- Psychological aspects -- Exhibitions | Social media -- United States -- Psychological aspectsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: I love my selfie.DDC classification: 770.973 LOC classification: N7619 | .S73 2017Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Chillin' -- The plight of Narcissus -- "Decisive moments" -- Out of focus -- Go fuck your selfie : a portfolio / ADÁL -- Alone with others -- Rembrandt's instamatic -- Tropic Noir -- And then comes darkness.
Summary: Noted cultural critic Ilan Stavans and artist ADÁL analyze the selfie and its role in contemporary life by exploring it in the context of the history of Western self-portraiture, mythology, literature, art, and philosophy.
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Includes index.

Chillin' -- The plight of Narcissus -- "Decisive moments" -- Out of focus -- Go fuck your selfie : a portfolio / ADÁL -- Alone with others -- Rembrandt's instamatic -- Tropic Noir -- And then comes darkness.

Noted cultural critic Ilan Stavans and artist ADÁL analyze the selfie and its role in contemporary life by exploring it in the context of the history of Western self-portraiture, mythology, literature, art, and philosophy.

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Ilan Stavans (born Ilan Stavchansky on April 7, 1961, in Mexico City) is a Mexican-American, essayist. He is the author of "The Hispanic Condition", "The Riddle of Cantinflas", and "The One-Handed Pianist & Other Stories" as well as the editor of "The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories" and a dictionary of Spanglish, among other volumes. He has been a National Book Critics Circle Award nominee, the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Latino Literature Prize, among other honors. He teaches at Amherst College.

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