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Post-soul satire : black identity after civil rights

Author: Derek C Maus; James J Donahue
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2015].
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From 30 Americans to Angry White Boy, from Bamboozled to The Boondocks, from Chappelle's Show to The Colored Museum, this collection of twenty-one essays takes an interdisciplinary look at the flowering of satire and its influence in defining new roles in black identity. As a mode of expression for a generation of writers, comedians, cartoonists, musicians, filmmakers, and visual/conceptual artists, satire enables  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek C Maus; James J Donahue
ISBN: 1496804562 9781496804563 9781617039973 1617039977 9781617039980 1617039985
OCLC Number: 908483707
Description: xxiii, 316 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "Mommy, what's a post-soul satirist?" : an introduction / Derek C. Maus --
Post-Black art and the resurrection of African American satire / Derek Conrad Murray --
Blackness we can believe in : authentic Blackness and the evolution of Aaron McGruder's The boondocks / Terrence T. Tucker --
The lower frequencies : hip-hop satire in the new millennium / Kinohi Nishikawa --
Knock, knock the hustle : resisting commercialism in the African American family film / Thomas R. Britt --
Dirty pretty things : the racial grotesque and contemporary art / Michael B. Gillespie --
Percival Everett's Erasure : that drat aporia when Black satire meets "the pleasure of the text" / Gillian Johns --
Who's afraid of post-soul satire? : Touré's "Black widow" trilogy in The portable promised land / Bertram D. Ashe --
Touré, ecstatic consumption, and Soul city : satire and the problem of monoculture / Linda Furgerson Selzer --
"I felt like I was part of the troop" : satire, feminist narratology, and the community / Brandon Manning --
Pilgrims in an unholy land : satire and the challenge of African American leadership in The boondocks and The White boy shuffle / Cameron Leader-Picone --
Dissimulating Blackness : the degenerative satires of Paul Beatty and Percival Everett / Christian Schmidt --
"It's a Black thang maybe" : satirical Blackness in Percival Everett's Erasure and Adam Mansbach's Angry Black White boy / Danielle Fuentes Morgan --
Coal, charcoal, and chocolate comedy : the satire of John Killens and Matt Johnson / Keenan Norris --
How a mama on the couch evolves into a Black man with watermelon : George C. Wolfe, Suzan-Lori Parks, and the theatre of "colored contradictions" / Jennifer Larson --
"Slaves? With lines?" : trickster aesthetic and satirical strategies in two plays by Lynn Nottage / Aimee Zygmonski --
Satirizing satire : symbolic violence and subversion in Spike Lee's Bamboozled / Luvena Kopp --
Charlie Murphy : American storyteller / James J. Donahue --
Embodied and disembodied Black satire : from Chappelle and Crockett to Key & Peele / Marvin McAllister --
Television satire in the Black Americas : transnational border crossings in Chappelle's show and The ity and fancy cat show / Sam Vásquez --
Afterword: From pilloried to post-soul : the future of African American satire / Darryl Dickson-Carr.
Responsibility: edited by Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue.

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This collection of twenty-one essays takes an interdisciplinary look at the flowering of satire and its influence in defining new roles in black identity. Contributors look at the ways in which  Read more...

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