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Race on the QT : blackness and the films of Quentin Tarantino

Author: Adilifu Nama
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Known for their violence and prolific profanity, including free use of the n-word, the films of Quentin Tarantino, like the director himself, chronically blurt out in polite company what is extremely problematic even when deliberated in private. Consequently, there is an uncomfortable and often awkward frankness associated with virtually all of Tarantino's films, particularly when it comes to race and blackness. Yet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nama, Adilifu, 1969-
Race on the QT.
(OCoLC)1012122878
Named Person: Quentin Tarantino; Quentin Tarantino; Quentin Tarantino; Quentin Tarantino
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adilifu Nama
ISBN: 9780292716971 0292716974 9780292717459 0292717458 9780292768147 0292768141 9780292772366 029277236X
OCLC Number: 889941217
Notes: Hardcover ISBN from label on back cover and publisher website.
Awards: Winner of Ray & Pat Browne Award for Best Reference/Primary Source Work in Popular and American Culture, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associatio 2016 (United States)
Winner of Rollins Book Award, Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 2008 (United States)
Description: 169 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Reservoir dogs and True romance --
Pulp fiction and Jackie Brown --
Kill Bill: vol. 1, Kill Bill: vol. 2, and Death proof --
Inglourious basterds and Django unchained --
Coda.
Responsibility: Adilifu Nama.

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"Nama's book traces the racial topicality of Tarantino's films to his fascination with the subversive and racially empowering features of Blaxploitation cinema. It confronts the racial frankness in Read more...

 
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