Contemporary black American cinema : race, gender and sexuality at the movies / edited by Mia Mask
- New York : Routledge, 2012.
- Physical Description:
- xi, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Mask, Mia, 1969-
- Introduction / Mia Mask -- Paul Robeson and the end of his "movie" career / Charles Musser -- The burden of the beautiful beast: visualization and the black male body / Keith Harris -- Reckless eyeballing: coonskin, film blackness, and the racial grotesque / Michael Gillespie -- The measure of men: legacies of Poitier's A piece of the action / Ian Gregory Strachan -- Bamboozled: in the mirror of abjection / Ed Guerrero -- Between documentary and the avant-garde: exploring the visual poetics of ruins in Christopher Harris's Still/here / Terri Francis -- Who's behind that fat black suit?: Momma, Medea, Rasputia and the politics of cross dressing / Mia Mask -- Disney's improvisation: New Orleans' second line, racial masquerade and the reproduction of whiteness in The princess and the frog / Sarita Gregory -- Shadowboxing: Lee Daniels's non-representational cinema / Alessandra Raengo -- "I'm a militant queen": queering blaxploitation films / Angelique Harris -- Street girls with no future?: black women coming of age in the city / Paula Massood.
- 9780415523226 (hardback), 0415523222 (hardback), 9781138795099 (paperback), and 1138795097 (paperback)
- Includes index.
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