Josephine Baker, Performance, and the Traumatic Real
- Colonial, Postcolonial, and Diasporic Readings of Josephine Baker as Dancer and Performance Artist. Henderson, Mae Gwendolyn // S&F Online;Fall2007/Spring2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p3
This article examine Josephine Baker's eroticized and parodized dance performances as a set of mediating, self-constituting and potentially oppositional practices shaped within the context of African American vernacular and diasporic culture. It also establishes Baker's agency as a...
- The End of the Line: Josephine Baker and the Politics of Black Women's Corporeal Comedy. Brooks, Daphne Ann // S&F Online;Fall2007/Spring2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p4
This article examines the place of the bottom in African American women's comedic corporeal politics and the ways in which people might extend such concept of the bottom to refer not only to the physical body of the African American woman but to other ends that reveal her innovative comedic...
- JOSEPHINE BAKER. JOHNS, ROBERT L. // Black Heroes;2001, p39
An encyclopedia entry for dancer and entertainer Josephine Baker is presented. She was born on June 3, 1906 in Saint Louis, Missouri. She worked as a dresser for entertainer Clara Smith and developed her skills as a dancer. In 1920, she embarked on a world tour and while traveling through Europe...
- JO BAKER'S FABULOUS WARDROBE. // Ebony;Jul1964, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p104
The article focuses on the life of dancer Josephine Baker, and presents photographs her several dresses including a coat in African motif, a black slack and a silk taffeta dress.
- No one did Paris quite like Josephine Baker. Bowles, Hamish; Story, Richard David // Vogue;May2000, Vol. 190 Issue 5, p182
Profiles dancer Josephine Baker. Success as a member of the 1921's 'Shuffle Along'; Role as a champion of civil rights.
- BANANA DANCE WINS ALL PARIS. // Ebony;Oct1947, Vol. 2 Issue 12, p47
The article highlights the dance moves of the famous African American singer-dancer Josephine Baker.
- JOSEPHINE HOME TO U. S. // Ebony;May1951, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p74
The article features the return to the U.S. of Josephine Baker, the fabled African American female performer of the Folies Bergere of Paris, France in 1951.
- BAKER COMES ONCE AGAIN. // Ebony;May1951, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p75
The article highlights the return to the U.S. and the remarkable triumph of African American female performer Jo Baker at the Copa City night club in Miami, Florida in 1951.
- MIAMI SUCCESS CLIMAXES STORYBOOK CAREER. // Ebony;May1951, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p76
The article discusses the successful U.S. comeback of African American female performer Josephine Baker at the Copa City night club in Miami, Florida in 1951. She was reportedly not appreciated in her own land and had moved to Paris, France in 1925 where she achieved fame and fortune in the...