The Black Feminist Reader / Edition 1

The Black Feminist Reader / Edition 1

by Joy James
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631210075

ISBN-13: 9780631210078

Pub. Date: 06/16/2000

Publisher: Wiley

Organized into two parts, "Literary Theory" and "Social and Political Theory," this Reader explores issues of community, identity, justice, and the marginalization of African American and Caribbean women in literature, society, and political movements.  See more details below

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Organized into two parts, "Literary Theory" and "Social and Political Theory," this Reader explores issues of community, identity, justice, and the marginalization of African American and Caribbean women in literature, society, and political movements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631210078
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/16/2000
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.09(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Editors' Introduction.

List of Contributors.

Part I: Literary Theory:.

1. The Race for Theory: Barbara Christian.

2. "Unspeakable Things Unspoken": The Afro-American Presence in American Literature: Toni Morrison.

3. Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe: An American Grammar Book: Hortense Spillers.

4. A Black Man's Place in Black Feminist Criticism: Michael Awkward.

5. Beyond Miranda's Meanings: Un-silencing the 'Demonic Ground' of 'Caliban's Woman.': Sylvia Wynter.

Part II: Social/Political Theory:.

6. Black Women: Shaping Feminist Theory: Bell Hooks.

7. Women and Capitalism: Dialectics of Oppression and Liberation: Angela Davis.

8. The Social Construction of Black Feminist Thought: Patricia Hill Collins.

9. Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics: Kimberlé Crenshaw.

10. Radicalising Feminism: Joy James.

Appendix: Key Feminist Statements.

I. Combahee River Collective, A Black Feminist Statement (1972).

II. African American Women in Defense of Ourselves (1991).

Part III: Open Letter from Assata Shakur (1998):.

Selected Bibliography.

Index.

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