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Crémieux, Anne

Understanding Blackness through Performance

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Jean-Paul Rocchi, Anne Crémieux, Xavier Lemoine

Part I. Black Being, Black Embodying: The Power of Auto-ethnography

2. Each Taking Risk, Performing Self: Theorizing (Dis) Narratives
Myron Beasley

3. Transformative Womanist Rhetorical Strategies: Contextualizing Discourse and the Performance of Black Bodies of Desire
Toniesha L. Taylor

4. “Is Anybody Walkin’?”: The Black Body on the Runway as a Performance of the Politics of Desire
Gayle Baldwin

Part II. Shattered Frames and the Onlooker: Strategies and Significations

5. Transgressive (Re)presentations: Black Women, Vaudeville, and the Politics of Performance in Early Transatlantic Theater
Zakiya R. Adair

6. Kara Walker’s War on Racism: Mining (Mis)Representations of Blackness
Vanina Géré

7. Between Mumblecore and Post-Black Aesthetics: Barry Jenkins’s Medicine for Melancholy
Simon Dickel

8. From Book to Film: Desire in Precious (Lee Daniels, 2009), adapted from Push by Sapphire (1996)
Anne Crémieux

Part III. Through Performance: Desire and the Black Subject

9. Black Queer Studies, Freedom, and Other Human Possibilities
Rinaldo Walcott

10. About Face, or, What Is This “Back” in B(l)ack Popular Culture? From Venus Hottentot to Video Hottie
Mae G. Henderson

11. Margin Me: Intentional Marginality in the Queered Borderlands of Hip-hop
Stephany Spaulding

Part IV. Shifting Paradigms of Identities

12. Sculpting Black Queer Bodies and Desires: The Case of Richmond Barthé
James Smalls

13. I Am Not a Race Man: Racial Uplift and the Post-Black Aesthetic in Percival Everett’s I Am Not Sidney Poitier
Kristin Leigh Moriah

14. Embodying Hybridity: Anna Deavere Smith’s Identity Cross-Overs
Xavier Lemoine

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre and Performance Studies, Performing Arts, Ethnicity Studies, Arts, African American Culture

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
289 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137313805
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-45915-5

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