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Negotiating difference : race, gender, and the politics of positionality

Author: Michael Awkward
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995.
Series: Black literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Encamped within the limits of experience and authenticity, critics today stake out their positions according to race and ethnicity, sexuality and gender, and vigilantly guard against any incursions into their privileged territory. In this book, Michael Awkward raids the borders of contemporary criticism to show how debilitating such protectionist stances can be and how much might be gained by crossing our cultural
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Awkward
ISBN: 0226033007 9780226033006 0226033015 9780226033013
OCLC Number: 30593972
Description: x, 225 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Reading across the lines --
Race, gender, and the politics of reading --
A black man's place in black feminist criticism --
Negotiations of power : white critics, black texts, and the self-referential impulse --
Representing rape : on Spike, Iron Mike, and the "desire dynamic" --
"Unruly and let loose" : myth, ideology, and gender in Song of Solomon --
"The crookeds with the straights" : on Fences, race, and the politics of adaptation --
"A slave to the rhythm" : essential(ist) transmutations; or, the curious case of Michael Jackson.
Series Title: Black literature and culture.
Responsibility: Michael Awkward.
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In this text, the author show how debilitating "protectionist" stances can be and how much might be gained by crossing cultural boundaries. In pursuing a black male/feminist criticism, the study  Read more...

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