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Straight lick : the cinema of Oscar Micheaux

Author: J Ronald Green
Publisher: Bloomington [u.a.] : 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
Description: XVI, 295 S. : ill.
Contents: Contents Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Micheaux v. Griffith 2. Micheaux's Class Position 3. Twoness and Micheaux's Style 4. Negative Images 5. The Middle Path 6. Middle?Class Cinema 7. White Financing 8. Stereotype and Caricature 9. Revising Caricature 10. Interrogating Caricature as Entertainment 11. Interrogating False Uplift 12. Passing and Film Style 13. Racial Loyalty 14. Micheaux and Cinema Today Appendix One: On Class and the Classical Appendix Two: Filmography Appendix Three: Selections from the Black Press Appendix Four: Bibliography Notes Index
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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