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Fire and desire : mixed-race movies in the silent era

Author: Jane Gaines
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work looks at the black independent film movement during the silent period. It traces the profound influence that D.W. Griffith's racist epic "The Birth of a Nation" exerted on black filmmakers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Oscar Micheaux; Oscar Micheaux; Oscar Micheaux
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Gaines
ISBN: 0226278743 9780226278742 0226278751 9780226278759
OCLC Number: 44446256
Description: xvi, 359 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The "race" in race movies --
"Green like me" --
Desiring others --
Race movies: all-black everything --
World-improving desires --
Fire and desire --
The body's story --
Race/riot/cinema --
Conclusion: Mixed-race movies.
Responsibility: Jane M. Gaines.
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