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The Resource Forgeries of Memory and Meaning : Blacks and the Regimes of Race in American Theater and Film before World War II

Forgeries of Memory and Meaning : Blacks and the Regimes of Race in American Theater and Film before World War II

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Forgeries of Memory and Meaning : Blacks and the Regimes of Race in American Theater and Film before World War II
Title
Forgeries of Memory and Meaning
Title remainder
Blacks and the Regimes of Race in American Theater and Film before World War II
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cedric J. Robinson offers a new understanding of race in America through his analysis of theater and film of the early twentieth century. He argues that economic, political, and cultural forces present in the eras of silent film and the early "talkies" firmly entrenched limited representations of African Americans. Robinson grounds his study in contexts that illuminate the parallel growth of racial beliefs and capitalism, beginning with Shakespearean England and the development of international trade. He demonstrates how the needs of American commerce determined the construction of successive r
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HeinOnline UNC Press Law Publications Library
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Robinson, Cedric J
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.N4 .R58 2012 ONLINE
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • African Americans in motion pictures
  • African Americans in the performing arts
  • African Americans in motion pictures
  • African Americans in the performing arts
Label
Forgeries of Memory and Meaning : Blacks and the Regimes of Race in American Theater and Film before World War II
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-403) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5 The
  • Racial Regimes of the "Golden Age"
  • 1 The
  • Inventions of the Negro;
  • 2
  • In the Year 1915 : D.W. Griffith and the Rewhitening of America;
  • 3
  • Blackface Minstrelsy and Black Resistance;
  • 4
  • Resistance and Imitation in Early Black Cinema;
Control code
817925964
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (454 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469606750
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)817925964
Label
Forgeries of Memory and Meaning : Blacks and the Regimes of Race in American Theater and Film before World War II
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-403) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5 The
  • Racial Regimes of the "Golden Age"
  • 1 The
  • Inventions of the Negro;
  • 2
  • In the Year 1915 : D.W. Griffith and the Rewhitening of America;
  • 3
  • Blackface Minstrelsy and Black Resistance;
  • 4
  • Resistance and Imitation in Early Black Cinema;
Control code
817925964
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (454 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469606750
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)817925964

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