Skin Deep, Spirit Strong The Black Female Body in American Culture

ISBN-10: 0472067079
ISBN-13: 9780472067077
Authors: Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, Kimberly W. Sanders
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The essays in Skin Deep, Spirit Strong: The Black Female Body in American Culture chart the ways that the simultaneous interrogation of gender, race, and corporeality shape the construction of black female representation. Kimberly Wallace-Sanders has enlisted a wide variety of scholarly perspectives and critical approaches about the place of black women's bodies within the American cultural consciousness. An impressive gathering of essays and visual art by feminist scholars and artists, the book presents a persuasive argument for broadening the ongoing scholarly conversations about the body. It makes clear that the most salient discourses in poststructuralist and feminist theory are made…    

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Kimberly Wallace-Sanders is Assistant Professor at the Graduate Institute of Liberal Arts and Institute of Women's Studies, Emory University.

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: University of Michigan Press Number of pages: 368 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 1.540 lbs. Language: English