Black Women as Cultural Readers / Edition 1

Black Women as Cultural Readers / Edition 1

by Jacqueline Bobo
     
 

Bobo demonstrates that African-American women, as a separate interpretive community, view cultural products in a unique way. In interviews with black women, she examines their specific responses as spectators and consumers of films and novels, including Waiting to Exhale, The Color Purple, and Daughters of the Dust.

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Overview

Bobo demonstrates that African-American women, as a separate interpretive community, view cultural products in a unique way. In interviews with black women, she examines their specific responses as spectators and consumers of films and novels, including Waiting to Exhale, The Color Purple, and Daughters of the Dust.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231083959
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
06/15/1995
Series:
Film and Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.97(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.66(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Black Women as Interpretive Community33
2Text and Subtext: The Color Purple61
3Watching The Color Purple: Two Interviews91
4Daughters of the Dust133
5Black Women Reading Daughters of the Dust167
6Conclusion197
Notes207
Bibliography219
Index239

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