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Turning south again : re-thinking modernism/re-reading Booker T.

Author: Houston A Baker
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2001.
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Offers an account of the struggle for black modernism in the United States. This book combines historical considerations with psychoanalysis, personal memoir, and whiteness studies to argue that the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Baker, Houston A.
Turning south again.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606549595
Named Person: Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Houston A Baker
ISBN: 0822326868 9780822326861 0822326957 9780822326953
OCLC Number: 45023413
Description: 117 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue: blue men, black writing, and southern revisions --
Modernism's performative masquerade: Mr. Washington, Tuskegee, and Black-south mobility --
A concluding meditation on plantations, ships, and Black modernism.
Responsibility: Houston A. Baker, Jr.

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