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Title Western fictions, Black realities : meanings of Blackness and modernities / edited by Isabel Soto and Violet Showers Johnson.
Published East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  E185.625 .W43 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 323 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Blackness and modernities : varieties and and re-examinations / Isabel Soto and Violet Showers Johnson -- Resistance to modernity : two contesting viewpoints / Clarence Sholé Johnson -- The unwhitening of discourse : the gothic in African-American literature / María M. García Lorenzo -- The modernity of James Weldon Johnson and the African American twentieth century / Christopher Mulvey -- Wolf whistle and A killing in this town : two ways to exorcise racial hatred / Claude Julien -- Theorizing the vernacular modernism of jazz : the New jazz studies / Alexander Beissenhirtz -- The first Atlantic slaves, 1350-1520 : conquest, slavery, and the opening of the Atlantic / David Abulafia -- From tourist to bureau chief : witnessing Spain's racial emergence / Paul Delaney -- African American women travelers : claiming voice and transgressing boundaries / Mar Gallego-Durán -- Somos una mezcla? : reconstructing race in dominicanidad / Ime A.S. Kerlee -- Modernism, the Harlem Renaissance, and negotiations of Black gay identity in the 1980s / Simon Dickel -- Zora on the mountain : Zora Neale Hurston's artistic exodus in Moses, man of the mountain / Alison D. Goeller -- African American modernism and the music of Duke Ellington / Malgorzata Ziólek-Sowińska -- Louis Armstrong's unknown addiction, or the (un)willing autobiographer / Emil Sirbulescu -- Embodied subjects : policing and politicking the Black female body / Simone A. James Alexander -- Challenging the great white hopes : Black boxers in film / Georg Bauer -- I am remembered as a hairdo : Angela Davis's Autobiography as a revision of public persona and self-reconstruction as political activist / Yvonne Gutenberger.
Subject African Americans -- Race identity.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
United States -- Civilization -- African American influences.
United States -- Race relations.
Related Names Soto, Isabel.
Johnson, Violet Showers.
ISBN 161186044X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781611860443 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 755698208