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The Resource Recovering the Black female body : self-representations by African American women, edited by Michael Bennett and Vanessa D. Dickerson

Recovering the Black female body : self-representations by African American women, edited by Michael Bennett and Vanessa D. Dickerson

Label
Recovering the Black female body : self-representations by African American women
Title
Recovering the Black female body
Title remainder
self-representations by African American women
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael Bennett and Vanessa D. Dickerson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bennett, Michael
  • Dickerson, Vanessa D.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Human body in literature
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • African American women
  • African American women in literature
  • Whitman College
Label
Recovering the Black female body : self-representations by African American women, edited by Michael Bennett and Vanessa D. Dickerson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Frances Ellen Watkins sings the body electric / Michael Bennett -- "The deeds done in my body": black feminist theory, performance, and the truth about Adah Isaacs Menken / Daphne A. Brooks -- The flower of Black female sexuality in Pauline Hopkins's Winona / Dorri Rabung Beam -- Shopping to pass, passing to shop: bodily self-fashioning in the fiction of Nella Larsen / Meredith Goldsmith -- Re-locating the Black female subject: the landscape of the body in the poems of Lucille Clifton / Ajuan Maria Mance -- Body language: the Black female body and the word in Suzan-Lori Park's The death of the last Black man in the whole entire world / Yvette Louis -- Detecting bodies: Barbara Neely's domestic sleuth and the trope of the (in)visible woman / Doris Witt -- Summoning somebody: the flesh made word in Toni Morrison's fiction / Vanessa D. Dickerson -- On being a fat black girl in a fat-hating culture / Margaret K. Bass -- Body and soul: identifying (with) the Black lesbian body in Cheryl Dunye's Watermelon woman / Mark Winokur -- Pumping iron with resistance: Carla Dunlap's Victorious body / Jacqueline E. Brady -- Wearing your race wrong: hair, drama, and a politics of representation for African American women at play on a battlefield / Noliwe Rooks (photographs by Bill Gaskins) -- Afterword: recovery missions: imaging the body ideals / Deborah E. McDowell
Control code
000107596
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 331 p.
Isbn
9780813528397
Lccn
00027657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Recovering the Black female body : self-representations by African American women, edited by Michael Bennett and Vanessa D. Dickerson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Frances Ellen Watkins sings the body electric / Michael Bennett -- "The deeds done in my body": black feminist theory, performance, and the truth about Adah Isaacs Menken / Daphne A. Brooks -- The flower of Black female sexuality in Pauline Hopkins's Winona / Dorri Rabung Beam -- Shopping to pass, passing to shop: bodily self-fashioning in the fiction of Nella Larsen / Meredith Goldsmith -- Re-locating the Black female subject: the landscape of the body in the poems of Lucille Clifton / Ajuan Maria Mance -- Body language: the Black female body and the word in Suzan-Lori Park's The death of the last Black man in the whole entire world / Yvette Louis -- Detecting bodies: Barbara Neely's domestic sleuth and the trope of the (in)visible woman / Doris Witt -- Summoning somebody: the flesh made word in Toni Morrison's fiction / Vanessa D. Dickerson -- On being a fat black girl in a fat-hating culture / Margaret K. Bass -- Body and soul: identifying (with) the Black lesbian body in Cheryl Dunye's Watermelon woman / Mark Winokur -- Pumping iron with resistance: Carla Dunlap's Victorious body / Jacqueline E. Brady -- Wearing your race wrong: hair, drama, and a politics of representation for African American women at play on a battlefield / Noliwe Rooks (photographs by Bill Gaskins) -- Afterword: recovery missions: imaging the body ideals / Deborah E. McDowell
Control code
000107596
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 331 p.
Isbn
9780813528397
Lccn
00027657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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