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Charisma and the fictions of black leadership

Author: Erica Renee Edwards
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2012.
Series: Difference incorporated
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How a preoccupation with charismatic leadership in African American culture has influenced literature from World War I to the present

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Renee Edwards
ISBN: 9780816675456 0816675457 9780816675463 0816675465
OCLC Number: 880976343
Description: xxii, 249 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Restaging the charismatic scenario: fictions of African American leadership ; Leadership's looks: the aesthetics of black political modernity ; Moses, monster of the mountain: gendered violence in Zora Neale Hurston's Gothic ; Disappearing the leader: the vanishing spectacle in civil rights fiction ; "Cyanide in the kool-aid": black politics and popular culture after civil rights ; Claim ticket lost: Toni Morrison's Paradise and American literature's Holy hollow.
Series Title: Difference incorporated
Responsibility: Erica R. Edwards.
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