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Author Johnson, E. Patrick, 1967- author.

Title Appropriating Blackness : performance and the politics of authenticity / E. Patrick Johnson
Published Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2003


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 365 pages) : illustrations
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents "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
Summary A consideration of the performance of Blackness and race in general, in relation to sexuality and critiques of authenticity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-359) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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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
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- African American Studies.
African Americans in popular culture
African Americans -- Intellectual life
African Americans -- Race identity
Performing arts -- Political aspects
Performing arts -- Social aspects
Race relations
action (art) -- Afro-américain (peuple) -- culture -- Etats-Unis.
SUBJECT United States -- Race relations.
Subject United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780822385103