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Representing Blackness : issues in film and video

Print Book, English, 1997
Rutgers Univ. Press, New Brunswick, NJ, 1997
VIII, 240 Seiten.
9780813523132, 9780813523149, 0813523133, 0813523141
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Introduction1(12)
Valerie Smith
Black Beginnings: From Uncle Tom's Cabin to The Birth of a Nation
13(12)
Donald Bogle
Spectatorship and Capture in King Kong: The Guilty Look
25(22)
James A. Snead
"Race Movies" as Voices of the Black Bourgeoisie: The Scar of Shame
47(14)
Thomas Cripps
The Scar of Shame: Skin Color and Caste in Black Silent Melodrama
61(22)
Jane Gaines
A No-Theory Theory of Contemporary Black Cinema
83(14)
Tommy L. Lott
But Compared to What?: Reading Realism, Representation, and Essentialism in School Daze, Do the Right Thing, and the Spike Lee Discourse
97(26)
Wahneema Lubiano
What Is This "Black" in Black Popular Culture?
123(12)
Stuart Hall
Innocence and Ambiguity in the Films of Charles Burnett
135(22)
Nathan Grant
Visible Silence: Spectatorship in Black Gay and Lesbian Film
157(26)
David Van Leer
Haile Gerima and the Political Economy of Cinematic Resistance
183(22)
Mike Murashige
Telling Family Secrets: Narrative and Ideology in Suzanne Suzanne
205(12)
Valerie Smith
Annotated Bibliography217(4)
Contributors221(2)
Index223