Invisibility Blues: From Pop to Theory

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Juli 2005



First published in 1990, Invisibility Blues is widely regarded as a landmark in thehistory of black feminism. The original edition includes an exploration of thework of her mother, the artist Faith Ringgold, recollections of her early life inHarlem, an account of her development as a writer in the 1970s, andinvestigations of the legacy of black artists such as Zora Neale Hurston, Spike Leeand Michael Jackson. To this long-awaited new edition, Michele Wallace hasadded an extensive new introduction, as well as some photographs from herfamily's collection documenting the 70s and 80s.Michele Wallace asks the tough questions which any book about the blackexperience of America must address, and this new edition of Invisiblity Blues willchallenge and inform a new audience with the combination of literary flair andscholarly rigor that has made it an acknowledged classic.


MICHELE WALLACE, who completed her PhD in Cinema Studies at New YorkUniversity in 1999, is Professor of English at the City College of New York and theCUNY Graduate Center.


"Invisibility Blues shows why Michele Wallace has long been at the forefront ofAfrican-American cultural criticism." Henry Louis Gates, Jr."Michele Wallace is one of the most talented and provocative cultural critics nowwriting in the USA. Listen and learn!" Cornel West"Michele Wallace keeps her eyes open and her wits about her. Scrupulously fair,honest, clever and wise." Angela CarterPraise for Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman"Wonderful ... the most original discussion I've read in years." Susan Brownmiller"Courageous ... outspoken ... clear-eyed." Publishers Weekly
EAN: 9781859844878
ISBN: 1859844871
Untertitel: 'Haymarket (Paperback)'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: VERSO
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2005
Seitenanzahl: 267 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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