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Black feelings : race and affect in the long sixties

Author: Lisa M Corrigan
Publisher: Jackson University Press of Mississippi [2020]
Series: Race, rhetoric, et media
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In the 1969 issue of Negro Digest, a young Black Arts Movement poet then-named Ameer (Amiri) Baraka published "We Are Our Feeling: The Black Aesthetic." Baraka's emphasis on the importance of feelings in black selfhood expressed a touchstone for how the black liberation movement grappled with emotions in response to the politics and racial violence of the era. In her latest book, award-winning author Lisa M.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Online-Ausgabe, epub
Erscheint auch als:
Online-Ausgabe, pdf
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa M Corrigan
ISBN: 9781496827951 1496827953 9781496827944 1496827945
OCLC Number: 1164633938
Description: xxxiii, 201 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction: Racial feelings in black and white --
Postwar feelings: beyond hope --
Contouring black hope and despair --
American negritude: black rage and the restoration of pride --
Feeling riots: the emotional language of urban rebellion --
Mourning King: memory, affect, and the shaping of black power --
Revolutionary suicide: necromimesis, radical agency, and black ontology --
Conclusion: The Obama coalition: reinvigorating liberal hope --
Notes --
Series Title: Race, rhetoric, et media
Responsibility: Lisa M. Corrigan.


In her latest book, award-winning author Lisa Corrigan suggests that Black Power provided a significant repository for negative feelings, largely black pessimism, to resist the constant physical  Read more...


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