Militant Visions: Black Soldiers, Internationalism, and the Transformation of American Cinema

Militant Visions: Black Soldiers, Internationalism, and the Transformation of American Cinema

by Elizabeth Reich

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813572574
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 09/02/2016
Edition description: None ed.
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

About the Author


ELIZABETH REICH is an assistant professor of film studies at Connecticut College in New London. She is the coeditor of Film Criticism’s special issue on “New Approaches to Cinematic Identification.”  

Table of Contents


          Acknowledgments
Introduction: Historicizing and Internationalizing the “Baadasssss” or Imagining Cinematic Reparation
Part I“We Return Fighting”: The Integration of Hollywood and the Reconstruction of Black Representation
1      The Black Soldier and His Colonial Other
2      Resounding Blackness: Liveness and the Reprisal of Black Performance in Stormy Weather
3      Remembering the Men: Black Audience Propaganda and the Reconstruction of the Black Public Sphere
Part II“Fugitive Movements”: Black Resistance, Exile, and the Rise of Black Independent Cinema
4      Psychic Seditions: Black Interiority, Black Death, and the Mise-en-Scène of Resistance in Cold War Cinema
5      Toward a Black Transnational Cinema: Melvin Van Peebles and the Soldier
6      The Last Black Soldier: Performing Revolution in The Spook Who Sat by the Door
Conclusion: After Images
          Notes
          Selected Bibliography
          Index
 

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