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Straight lick : the cinema of Oscar Micheaux

Author: J Ronald Green
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most original and successful filmmakers, Oscar Micheaux was born into a rural, working-class, African-American family in mid-America in 1884. Micheaux's work was founded upon the concern  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Oscar Micheaux; Oscar Micheaux; Oscar Micheaux; Oscar Micheaux; Oscar Micheaux; Oscar Micheaux
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Ronald Green
ISBN: 0253337534 9780253337535
OCLC Number: 237396790
Awards: Winner of A Choice Outstanding Academic Book of 2001.
Description: XVI, 295 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Micheaux v. Griffith2. Micheaux's Class Position3. Twoness and Micheaux's Style4. Negative Images5. The Middle Path6. Middle?Class Cinema7. White Financing8. Stereotype and Caricature9. Revising Caricature10. Interrogating Caricature as Entertainment11. Interrogating False Uplift12. Passing and Film Style13. Racial Loyalty14. Micheaux and Cinema TodayAppendix One: On Class and the ClassicalAppendix Two: FilmographyAppendix Three: Selections from the Black PressAppendix Four: BibliographyNotesIndex
Responsibility: J. Ronald Green.

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Until recently the name Oscar Micheaux might have provoked the question Oscar who? But scholars have now begun to look at this pioneering African American moviemaker. This volume joins Betti Carol Read more...

 
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