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  • Recovering the Black Female Body: Self-Representations by African American Women
  • Michael Bennett
  • English
  • 12 October 2020
  • 9780813528397

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Recovering the Black Female Body: Self-Representations by African American Women Download À PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Despite the recent flood of scholarly work investigating the interrelated issues of race gender and representation little has been written about black women’s depictions of their own bodies Both past and present day American cultural discourse has attempted either to hypereroticize the black female body or make it a site of impropriety and crimeThe essays in this volume focus on how African American women from the nineteenth century to the present have represented their physical selves in opposition to the distorted vision of others.

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Recovering the Black Female Body: Self-Representations by African American Women Download À PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook E Body recognizes the pressing need to highlight through scholarship the vibrant energy of African American women’s attempts to wrest control of the physical and symbolic construction of their bodies away from the distortions of othersContributors are Margaret Bass Dorri Rabung Beam Michael Bennett Jacueline E Brady Daphne A Brooks Vanessa D Dickerson Meredith Goldsmith Yvette Louis Ajuan Maria Mance Noliwe Rooks Mark Winokur and Doris Witt This book also contains a foreword by Carla L Peterson and an afterword by Deborah E McDowel.

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Recovering the Black Female Body: Self-Representations by African American Women Download À PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Contributors attempt to  “recover” the black female body in two ways they explore how dominant historical images have mediated black female identity and they analyze how black women have resisted often demeaning popular cultural perceptions in favor of diverse subtle presentations of self   The pieces in this book all of them published here for the first time address a wide range of topics from antebellum American poetry to nineteenth century African American actors and twentieth century pulp fiction Recovering the Black Femal.