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GENDER INVERSION IN CROATIAN CARNIVAL AND WEDDING CUSTOMS

Nevena Škrbić Alempijević ; Filozofski fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, Zagreb, Hrvatska

Puni tekst: hrvatski, pdf (367 KB) str. 41-65 preuzimanja: 1.715* citiraj
APA 6th Edition
Škrbić Alempijević, N. (2006). Inverzija spolova u hrvatskim pokladnim i svadbenim običajima. Narodna umjetnost, 43 (2), 41-65. Preuzeto s https://hrcak.srce.hr/23193
MLA 8th Edition
Škrbić Alempijević, Nevena. "Inverzija spolova u hrvatskim pokladnim i svadbenim običajima." Narodna umjetnost, vol. 43, br. 2, 2006, str. 41-65. https://hrcak.srce.hr/23193. Citirano 14.12.2019.
Chicago 17th Edition
Škrbić Alempijević, Nevena. "Inverzija spolova u hrvatskim pokladnim i svadbenim običajima." Narodna umjetnost 43, br. 2 (2006): 41-65. https://hrcak.srce.hr/23193
Harvard
Škrbić Alempijević, N. (2006). 'Inverzija spolova u hrvatskim pokladnim i svadbenim običajima', Narodna umjetnost, 43(2), str. 41-65. Preuzeto s: https://hrcak.srce.hr/23193 (Datum pristupa: 14.12.2019.)
Vancouver
Škrbić Alempijević N. Inverzija spolova u hrvatskim pokladnim i svadbenim običajima. Narodna umjetnost [Internet]. 2006 [pristupljeno 14.12.2019.];43(2):41-65. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/23193
IEEE
N. Škrbić Alempijević, "Inverzija spolova u hrvatskim pokladnim i svadbenim običajima", Narodna umjetnost, vol.43, br. 2, str. 41-65, 2006. [Online]. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/23193. [Citirano: 14.12.2019.]

Sažetak
The theme of the paper is cross-dressing as the "gender Other" by which a playfully inventive breakthrough is achieved within Croatian Carnival and wedding customs. This is a means of representation entrenched in the theatrical forms of folklore, which include costume transformation, a change in voice, mimicry, gesticulation, mode of walking and the imitation of physical attributes and behaviour patterns that the community conceives as being gender characteristics. The author contrasts this phenomenon with everyday transvestitism, as well as with sporadic adoption of opposite gender attributes in other customs, among which Carnival and wedding disguises stand apart due to their comical nature. She shows the variants and techniques of masking development and tries to establish the junctures within the Carnival and wedding context at which they are regularly present. The author poses the question on the relation between parodied gender inversion and partial attempts to look as much as possible like the personage being portrayed. She considers the relation between male and female gender inversion, at the same time analysing in which situations and in which localities women also practise gender inversion, how they behave in so doing and if one may speak of whether "the woman is treated primarily as an object, and not as a subject of symbolisation". Customary ritual gender inversion is discussed as a permissible and even desirable periodical offence. She does not incline to the theory of the mythic androgyne, in the light of which the phenomenon is interpreted as a fusion of the characteristics of both genders. In her opinion, the fictitious identity of the gender cross-dressed personage is not ambivalent, but rather underscores those gender differences that the community regards as the most obvious, thus confirming this social dichotomy.

Ključne riječi
gender inversion; Carnival customs; wedding customs

Hrčak ID: 23193

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/23193

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