Constructing the Black-CL
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BeschreibungA major rethinking of the issues around African American masculinity, tracing its relation to images of construction, and applying ideas from Eve Sedgwick's Epistemology of the Closet.
PortraitMaurice O. Wallace is Assistant Professor of English and African and African American Studies at Duke University.
Pressestimmen"A most impressive interrogation into the problematic of black masculine identity as it has manifested in the U.S. context from the late eighteenth century through the present day. Readers from across a range of disciplines will be uniformly impressed by the scope and dexterity of Wallace's critical intelligence. This is an overwhelmingly admirable achievement and a very important book." - Phillip Brian Harper, author of Are We Not Men? Masculine Anxiety and the Problem of African-American Identity "Highly original and deeply probing it its analyses into the intricacies of its topic, Constructing the Black Masculine is a timely and rewarding addition to the study of African American literature, American studies, and race and sexuality. Maurice O. Wallace has a lot to teach." - Nellie McKay, University of Wisconsin
Untertitel: 'John Hope Franklin Center Book'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2002
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten