Outlaw Culture: Resisting Representations

Outlaw Culture: Resisting Representations

by bell hooks

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Overview

According to the Washington Post, no one who cares about contemporary African-American cultures can ignore bell hooks' electrifying feminist explorations. Targeting cultural icons as diverse as Madonna and Spike Lee, Outlaw Culture presents a collection of essays that pulls no punches. As hooks herself notes, interrogations of popular culture can b

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136767906
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/03/2015
Series: Routledge Classics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
File size: 738 KB

About the Author

bell hooks (b. 1951) is mainly known as a feminist thinker, although her writings cover a broad range of topics on gender, race, teaching and the significance of media for contemporary culture. She is Distinguished Professor of English at City College in New York.

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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