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Burnt Cork Traditions and Legacies of Blackface Minstrelsy

Author: Stephen Johnson
Publisher: Amherst University of Massachusetts Press 2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cover -- Contents -- Title Page -- Copyright -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: The Persistence of Blackface and the Minstrel Tradition -- 1. Turning around Jim Crow -- 2. Of Soundscapes and Blackface: From Fools to Foster -- 3. Death and the Minstrel: Race, Madness, and Art in the Last (W)Rites of Three Early Blackface Performers -- 4. The Uncanny History of Minstrels and Machines,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johnson, Stephen.
Burnt Cork : Traditions and Legacies of Blackface Minstrelsy.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Johnson
ISBN: 9781558499331 1558499334
OCLC Number: 1031377298
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (282 Seiten)

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Cover -- Contents -- Title Page -- Copyright -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: The Persistence of Blackface and the Minstrel Tradition -- 1. Turning around Jim Crow -- 2. Of Soundscapes and Blackface: From Fools to Foster -- 3. Death and the Minstrel: Race, Madness, and Art in the Last (W)Rites of Three Early Blackface Performers -- 4. The Uncanny History of Minstrels and Machines, 1835-1923 -- 5. Surprised by Blackface: D.W. Griffith and One Exciting Night -- 6. "Gentlemen, Please Be Seated": Racial Masquerade and Sadomasochism in 1930s Animation -- 7. From New Deal to No Deal: Blackface Minstrelsy, Bamboozled, and Reality Television -- 8. American Ghetto Parties and Ghanaian Concert Parties: A Transnational Perspective on Blackface -- Notes on Contributors -- Index -- Back Cover.

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