Autobiography and Black Identity Politics: Racialization in Twentieth-Century America / Edition 1

Autobiography and Black Identity Politics: Racialization in Twentieth-Century America / Edition 1

by Kenneth Mostern
     
 

A study of autobiography in twentieth-century African American culture.See more details below

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A study of autobiography in twentieth-century African American culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521646796
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2010
Series:
Cultural Margins Series, #7
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I. Theorizing Race, Autobiography, and Identity Politics: 1. What is identity politics? Race and the autobiographical; 2. African American autobiography and the field of autobiography studies; Part II. The Politics of Negro Self-Representation: 3. Three theories of of the race of of W. E. B. Du Bois; 4. The gender, race and culture of anti-lynching politics in the Jim Crow era; 5. Representing the Negro as proletarian; Part III. The Dialectics of Home: Gender, Nation and Blackness Since the 1960s: 6. Malcolm X and the grammar of redemption; 7. The political identity 'woman' s emergent from the space of black power; 8. Home and profession in black feminism.

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