The Invention of Race: Black Culture and the Politics of Representation / Edition 1

The Invention of Race: Black Culture and the Politics of Representation / Edition 1

by Tommy L. Lott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631210199

ISBN-13: 9780631210191

Pub. Date: 02/03/1999

Publisher: Wiley

One of the most startlingly original and provocatively radical scholars currently engaged in the study of culture and the concept of race.

Overview

One of the most startlingly original and provocatively radical scholars currently engaged in the study of culture and the concept of race.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631210191
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/03/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. Racist Discourse and the Negro-Ape Metaphor.

2. Slavery, Modernity and the Reclamation of Anterior Cultures.

3. Frederick Douglass on the Myth of the Black Rapist.

4. Du Bois on the Invention of Race.

5. Black Consciousness in the Art of Sargent Johnson.

6. Black Vernacular Representation and Cultural Malpractice.

7. Marooned in America: Black Urban Youth Culture and Social Pathology.

8. Black Marxist in Babylon: Bayard Rustin and the 1968 UFT Strike.

9. A No-Theory Theory of Contemporary Black Cinema.

10. Prime Time Blackness.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index

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