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Appropriating blackness : performance and the politics of authenticity / E. Patrick Johnson.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0822331918 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780822331919 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 365 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2004, c2003.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-359) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"Blackness" and authenticity : what's performance got to do with it? -- The pot is brewing : Marlon Riggs' black is ... black ain't -- Manifest faggotry : queering masculinity in African American culture -- Mother knows best : blackness and transgressive domestic space -- "Nevah had uh cross word" : mammy and the trope of black womanhood -- Sounds of blackness down under : the Café of the Gate of Salvation -- Performance and/as pedagogy : performing blackness in the classroom.
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Also issued online.
Subject: African Americans > Race identity
African Americans > Intellectual life
African Americans in popular culture
Authenticity (Philosophy) > Political aspects > United States.
Performing arts > Social aspects > United States.
Performing arts > Political aspects > United States.
United States > Race relations

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