Beyonce in Formation: Remixing Black Feminism

Beyonce in Formation: Remixing Black Feminism

by Omise'eke Natasha Tinsley


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781477318393
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 11/06/2018
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 158,911
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Omise'eke Natasha Tinsley is an associate professor of African and African Diaspora Studies and Associate Director of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, where she teaches the popular course Beyoncé Feminism, Rihanna Womanism. Tinsley is the author of Thiefing Sugar: Eroticism between Women in Caribbean Literature and Ezili’s Mirrors: Imagining Black Queer Genders.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction: For the Texas Bama Femme
  • Family Album: Making Lemonade Out of Marriage, Motherhood, and Southern Tradition
    • Queen Bee Blues
    • Mama Said Shoot
  • “Most Bomb Pussy”: Toward a Black Feminist Pleasure Politics
    • Love the Grind
    • Unapologetically Femme
  • Calling for Freedom: Black Women’s Activism in the US South
    • Freedom, Too
    • I Came to Slay
  • Outro: I Know Beyoncé Loves Black Femmes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Index

What People are Saying About This

Regina N. Bradley

"A compelling and timely read about the many ways Beyoncé impacts not only American popular culture but the author's own particular life. Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley delivers a book that will appeal to lay listeners and members of the Beyhive alike."

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