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Author Oliver, Lawrence

Title New Perspectives on James Weldon Johnson's the Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
Published Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2017
Athens University of Georgia Press, 2017
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Contents Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- INTRODUCTION: Biography of an Author, Biography of a Text: James Weldon Johnson's Ultimate American Work -- PART ONE: CULTURES OF READING, CULTURES OF WRITING: CANONS AND AUTHENTICITY -- "Stepping across the Confines of Language and Race": Brander Matthews, James Weldon Johnson, and Racial Cosmopolitanism -- How The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man Became an Unlikely Literary Classic -- Authenticity and Transparency in The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man -- PART TWO: RELATIONAL TROPES: TRANSNATIONALISM, FUTURITY, AND THE EX-COLORED MAN -- The Futurity of Miscegenation: James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man and Pauline Hopkins's Of One Blood -- Blackness Written, Erased, Rewritten: James Weldon Johnson, Teju Cole, and the Palimpsest of Modernity -- Dead Ambitions and Repeated Interruptions: Economies of Race and Temporality in The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man -- PART THREE: POETICS: SOUND, AFFECT, AND THE ARCHIVE -- The Autobiography as Ars Poetica: Satire and Rhythmic Exegesis in "Saint Peter Relates an Incident" -- The Composer versus the "Perfessor": Writing Race and (Rag)Time -- James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, Archived and Live -- PART FOUR: LEGACIES -- W. E. B. Du Bois, Barack Obama, and the Search for Race: School House Blues -- AFTERWORD: The Ex-Colored Man for a New Century -- SUGGESTED FURTHER READING -- CONTRIBUTORS -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y
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Subject Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. Autobiography of an ex-colored man.
African American men in literature.
Johnson, James Weldon
Race in literature.
Form Electronic book
Author Barnhart, Bruce, 1966-
Brooks, Lori.
Glaser, Ben.
Karem, Jeff, 1973-
Lamothe, Daphne
Morrissette, Noelle.
Nowlin, Michael
Paulin, Diana.
Stepto, R. F. T.
ISBN 0820350966
9780820350967