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The invention of race : Black culture and the politics of representation

Author: Tommy L Lott
Publisher: Malden : Blackwell, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that many forms of African-American cultural expression display resistance through appropriation, and reconstitution, of denigrating representations fostered by the dominant racist culture.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tommy L Lott
ISBN: 0631210199 9780631210191
OCLC Number: 876597491
Description: 227 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction. 1. Racist Discourse and the Negro-Ape Metaphor. 2. Slavery, Modernity and the Reclamation of Anterior Cultures. 3. Frederick Douglass on the Myth of the Black Rapist. 4. Du Bois on the Invention of Race. 5. Black Consciousness in the Art of Sargent Johnson. 6. Black Vernacular Representation and Cultural Malpractice. 7. Marooned in America: Black Urban Youth Culture and Social Pathology. 8. Black Marxist in Babylon: Bayard Rustin and the 1968 UFT Strike. 9. A No-Theory Theory of Contemporary Black Cinema. 10. Prime Time Blackness. Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Tommy L. Lott.

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