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Title Burnt cork : traditions and legacies of blackface minstrelsy / edited by Stephen Johnson.
Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2012.
Book Cover

 Floor4  PN1969.M5 B87 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 266 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the persistence of blackface and the minstrel tradition / Stephen Johnson -- Turning around Jim Crow / W. T. Lhamon Jr. -- Of soundscapes and blackface: from fools to Foster / Dale Cockrell -- Death and the minstrel: race, madness, and art in the last (w)rites of three early blackface performers / Stephen Johnson -- The uncanny history of minstrels and machines, 1835/1923 / Louis Chude-Sokei -- Surprised by blackface: D.W. Griffith and one exciting night / Linda Williams -- "Gentlemen, please be seated": racial masquerade and sadomasochism in 1930s animation / Nicholas Sammond -- From New Deal to no deal: blackface minstrelsy, Bamboozled, and reality television / Alice Maurice -- American ghetto parties and Ghanaian concert parties: a transnational perspective on blackface / Catherine M. Cole.
Subject Minstrel shows -- United States -- History.
Blackface entertainers -- United States.
Minstrel shows -- Social aspects -- United States.
United States -- Race relations -- History.
Racism in popular culture -- United States.
Whites -- Race identity -- United States.
Related Names Johnson, Stephen Burge, 1954-
ISBN 9781558499348 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558499342 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558499331 (library cloth : alk. paper)
1558499334 (library cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 768167101