Hoo-doo cowboys and bronze buckaroos : conceptions of the African American West (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Hoo-doo cowboys and bronze buckaroos : conceptions of the African American West

Author: Michael K Johnson
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2014. ©2014
Series: Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos undertakes an interdisciplinary exploration of the African American West through close readings of texts from a variety of media. This approach allows for both an in-depth analysis of individual texts and a discussion of material often left out or underrepresented in studies focused only on traditional literary material. The book engages heretofore unexamined writing by Rose  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Johnson, Michael K. (Michael Kyle), 1963-
Hoo-doo cowboys and bronze buckaroos.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2014
(DLC) 2013025422
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael K Johnson
ISBN: 9781617039294 1617039292 9781626740013 1626740011
OCLC Number: 851754661
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1. Performing (in) the African American West: Minstrel Shows, Brass Bands, Hoo-Doo Cowboys, and Other Musical Tricksters; 2. "Try to Refrain from That Desire": Self-Control and Violent Passion in Oscar Micheaux's African American Western; 3. "This Strange White World": Race and Place in Era Bell Thompson's American Daughter and Rose Gordon's Newspaper Writing; 4. Cowboys, Cooks, and Comics: African American Characters in Westerns of the 1930s; 5. Oscar Micheaux, The Exile, and the Black Western Race Film. 6. Sammy Davis Jr., Woody Strode, and the Black Westerner of the Civil Rights Era7. Looking at the Big Picture: Percival Everett's Western Fiction; 8. The Post-Soul Cowboy on the Science Fiction Frontier; CONCLUSION THE D Is Silent; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Series Title: Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies.
Responsibility: Michael K. Johnson.

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Offers an interdisciplinary exploration of the African American West through close readings of texts from a variety of media. This approach allows for both an in-depth analysis of individual texts  Read more...

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