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Title Soul : Black power, politics, and pleasure / edited by Monique Guillory and Richard C. Green
Published New York : New York University Press, [1998]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents By way of an introduction / Monique Guillory and Richard C. Green -- Introduction : on Black power / Steven Drukman -- It's all in the timing : the latest moves, James Brown's grooves, and the seventies race-consciousness movement in Salvador, Bahia-Brazil / Anna Scott -- Afro images : politics, fashion, and nostalgia / Angela Y. Davis -- Notes of a prodigal son : James Baldwin and the apostasy of soul / Nathan L. Grant -- Fragmented souls : call and response with Renée Cox / Artress Bethany White -- Wailin' soul : reggae's debt to Black American music / Grant Fared -- Aunt Emma's Zuni recipe for soul transition / Carl Hancock Rux -- Introduction : Afrofem aesthetic manifested / Tracie Morris -- From freedom to equality : the politics of race and class / Manning Marable -- From Sesame Street to Schoolhouse Rock : urban pedagogy and soul iconography in the 1970s / David Serlin -- A sexual revolution : from punk rock to soul / Elena Georgiou -- Soul, transnationalism, and imaginings of revolution : Tanzanian Ujamaa and the politics of enjoyment / May Joseph -- Soul's revival : white soul, nostalgia, and the culturally constructed past / Gayle Wald -- "Soul" : a photo essay / Marilyn Nance -- Introduction : Black pleasure : an oxymoron / Ishmael Reed -- Ethnophysicality, or an ethnography of some body / John L. Jackson Jr. -- Black bodies swingin' : race, gender, and jazz / Monique Guillory -- Stoned soul picnic : Alvin Ailey and the struggle to define official Black culture / Thomas Defrantz -- The legend of soul : long live Curtis Mayfield! / Michael A. Gonzales -- The stigmatization of "Blaxploitation" / Richard Simon -- Question of a "soulful style" : interview with Paul Gilroy / Richard C. Green and Monique Guillory -- "Ain't we still got soul?" Roundtable discussion with Greg Tate, Portia Maultsby, Thulani Davis, Clyde Taylor, and Ishmael Reed
Summary No other word in the English language is more endemic to contemporary Black American culture and identity than ""Soul"". Since the 1960s Soul has been frequently used to market and sell music, food, and fashion. However, Soul also refers to a pervasive belief in the capacity of the Black body/spirit to endure the most trying of times in an ongoing struggle for freedom and equality. While some attention has been given to various genre manifestations of Soul-as in Soul music and food-no book has yet fully explored the discursive terrain signified by the term. In this broad-ranging, free-spi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject African Americans -- Race identity -- Congresses
African Americans in popular culture -- Congresses
African American arts -- Congresses
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
African American arts
African Americans in popular culture
African Americans -- Race identity
Ethnische Beziehungen
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Guillory, Monique, 1969- editor.
Green, Richard C., 1967- editor.
ISBN 9780814738566