The image of the mulatta
in the cottage is presented, and then twice revised in Clotel; the basic trope occurs with the quadroon protagonist, Clotel, for whom the work is named.
Cuban visual arts, ranging from paintings to tattooing to underground "happenings", is caught between state censorship and the demands of the global art market, where buyers are mostly interested in fetishizing Cuban exotica, whether it's the "hot mulatta
" or Afro-Cuban religion.
Ralina Joseph examines the highly successful first memoir of Rebecca Walker, daughter of Alice Walker and Mel Leventhal, uncovering the ways in which the media stereotype of the "tragic mulatta
" continues to frame the writer's perceptions as well as her experiences.
The novel's predominant figure of assimilation is the title character, a light-skinned and beautiful slave whose suicide has prompted most scholars to locate the novel within the genre of the tragic mulatta
, an area of scholarship that Hortense Spillers warns is often "anachronistic and irrelevant to African American critical projects at the moment" (301).
She successfully complicates the iconography of what was referred to as the "mulatta
" by examining representations of the figure in the works of many authors (including Nella Larsen, Jessie Fauset, and Jean Toomer), painters (Archibald J.
sequences seemed to have diverged from a single common ancestor in recent past.
e Alouatta pigra (MAJEWSKA & KASPRZAK, 2000; SESTAK et al., 2003; ITAGAKI et al., 2005; VITAZKOVA & WADE, 2006).
) that we included in our study (see above), we aligned the amino acid sequences of this gene in all three taxa to locate variations in amino acid sequences (Table 2).
In her novel, an unusual occurrence launches a murder mystery investigated by a fledgling young journalist, who falls passionately in love with a one-armed mulatta
. He also harbors erotic feelings for his best friend's mother, whom he remembers seeing slow-dance the almendra with a mysterious man--who turns out to be the mafia figure Meyer Lansky.
Some of the Macaca mulatta
monkeys have grown so big feasting on food thrown to them by zoo visitors that they find it hard to move around their 420 square meter enclosure.