Outlaw Culture: Resisting Representations [NOOK Book]

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bell hooks, one of America's leading black intellectuals, is one of our most clear-eyed and penetrating analysts of culture. Outlaw Culture the culture of the margin, of women, of the disenfranchised, of racial and other minorities lies at the heart of bell hooks' America. Raising her powerful voice against racism and other forms of oppression in the United States, hooks unlocks the politics of representation and the meaning of that politics ...

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Overview

bell hooks, one of America's leading black intellectuals, is one of our most clear-eyed and penetrating analysts of culture. Outlaw Culture the culture of the margin, of women, of the disenfranchised, of racial and other minorities lies at the heart of bell hooks' America. Raising her powerful voice against racism and other forms of oppression in the United States, hooks unlocks the politics of representation and the meaning of that politics for and in our lives.

Using the mix of essays and highly personal dialogues for which she is well known, Outlaw Culture gives us hooks on Spike Lee and Naomi Wolf, Malcolm X and Madonna, Camille Paglia, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Ice Cube, and such films as The Bodyguard and The Crying Game.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136767906
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/10/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 721 KB

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Heartbeat of Cultural Revolution
1.Power to the Pussy - We don't Wannabe Dicks in Drag
2.Altars of Sacrifice - Re-membering Basquiat
3.What's Passion Got to Do With It ? An Interview with Marie-France Alderman
4.Seduction and Betrayal - The Crying Game Meets The Bodyguard
5.Censorship from Left and Right
6.Talking Sex - Beyond the Patriarchal Phallic Imaginary
7.Camille Paglia - "Black" Pagan or White Colonizer
8.Dissident Heat - Fire with Fire
9.Katie Roiphe - A Little Feminist Excess Goes a Long Way
10.Seduced by Violence No More
11.Gangsta Culture - Sexism and Misogyny - Who Will Take the Rap
12.Ice Cube Culture - A Shared Passion for Speaking Truth
13.Spending Culture - Marketing the Black Underclass
14.Spike Lee Doing Malcolm X - Denying Black Pain
15.Seeing and Making Culture - Representing the Poor
16.Back to Black - Ending Internalized Racism
17.Malcolm X - The Longed-for Feminist Manhood
18.Columbus - Gone But Not Forgotten
19.Moving Into and Beyond Feminism - Just for the Joy of It
20.Love as the Practice of Freedom.
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