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Black folklore and the politics of racial representation

Author: Shirley Moody-Turner
Publisher: Jackson, Miss. : University Press of Mississippi, 2013
Series: Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. prView all editions and formats
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Before the innovative work of Zora Neale Hurston, folklorists from the Hampton Institute collected, studied, and wrote about African American folklore. Like Hurston, these folklorists worked within  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Moody-Turner
ISBN: 9781617038853 1617038857
OCLC Number: 861121268
Description: xi, 230 s. : illustrations
Contents: "By Custom and By Law" : Folklore and the Birth of Jim Crow --
From Hawaii to Hampton : Samuel Armstrong and the Unlikely Origins of Folklore Studies at the Hampton Institute --
Recovering Folklore as a Site of Resistance : Anna Julia Cooper and the Hampton Folklore Society --
Uprooting the Folk : Paul Laurence Dunbar's Critique of the Folk Ideal --
"The Stolen Voice" : Charles Chesnutt, Whiteness, and the Politics of Folklore --
Conclusion
Series Title: Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies
Responsibility: Shirley Moody-Turner

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