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A book adaptation of Melvin Van Peebles' latest groundbreaking film.

Author: Melvin Van Peebles

Publisher: Akashic Books

ISBN: 9781933354866

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 72

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A book adaptation of Melvin Van Peebles' latest groundbreaking film.
2009-09-01 By Melvin Van Peebles

... 223E224 commercial potential ofblack literary production, 71*72 “comparative criticism,” 32*34 Confessions ofa Ex-Doofus-Itchy-Footed Mutha (Van Peebles), 82 Confessions ofNat Turner, The (Gray), 176, 287 conscious people“s time, ...

Author: Lovalerie King

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253006974

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 392

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Essays exploring contemporary black fiction and examining important issues in current African American literary studies. In this volume, Lovalerie King and Shirley Moody-Turner have compiled a collection of essays that offer access to some of the most innovative contemporary black fiction while addressing important issues in current African American literary studies. Distinguished scholars Houston Baker, Trudier Harris, Darryl Dickson-Carr, and Maryemma Graham join writers and younger scholars to explore the work of Toni Morrison, Edward P. Jones, Trey Ellis, Paul Beatty, Mat Johnson, Kyle Baker, Danzy Senna, Nikki Turner, and many others. The collection is bracketed by a foreword by novelist and graphic artist Mat Johnson, one of the most exciting and innovative contemporary African American writers, and an afterword by Alice Randall, author of the controversial parody The Wind Done Gone. Together, King and Moody-Turner make the case that diversity, innovation, and canon expansion are essential to maintaining the vitality of African American literary studies. “A compelling collection of essays on the ongoing relevance of African American literature to our collective understanding of American history, society, and culture. Featuring a wide array of writers from all corners of the literary academy, the book will have national appeal and offer strategies for teaching African American literature in colleges and universities across the country.” —Gene Jarrett, Boston University “[This book describes] a fruitful tension that brings scholars of major reputation together with newly emerging critics to explore the full range of literary activities that have flourished in the post-Civil Rights era. Notable are such popular influences as hip-hop music and Oprah Winfrey’s Book Club.” —American Literary Scholarship, 2013
2013-08-28 By Lovalerie King

Selected Filmography 2008: Confessions ofan Ex-Doofus Itchy Footed Mutha 2000: Le conte du ventre plein (Bellyful) 1995: Vrooom Vroom Vrooom 1989: Identity Crisis 1973: Don't Play Us Cheap 1971: Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song 1970: ...

Author: Elena Oumano

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 9780813548760

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 276

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In Cinema Today, Elena Oumano has ingeniously crafted a conversation from her personal and individual interviews with a distinguished group of international cinema legends. She follows a lively symposium-in-print format, with the filmmakers' words and thoughts grouped together under various key cinema topics. Collectively these artists reflect on and explore issues and concerns of modern filmmaking, from the practical to the aesthetic, including the process, cinematic rhythm and structure, and the many aspects of the media: business, the viewer, and cinema's place in society.
2011 By Elena Oumano

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ISBN: UOM:39015079786367

Category: African American newspapers

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