Reflecting Black African-American Cultural Criticism

ISBN-10: 0816621438
ISBN-13: 9780816621439
Authors: Michael Eric Dyson
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From rap music to preaching, from Toni Morrison to Leonard Jeffries, from Michael Jackson to Michael Jordan, "Reflecting Black" explores the varied and complex dimensions of African-American culture. Through personal reflection, expository journalism, scholarly investigation, and even a sermon, Michael Eric Dyson grapples with and celebrates the diverse cultural expressions of contemporary black intellectuals, athletes, musicians, scholars, ministers, politicians, and activists, while at the same time probing and exposing the social and political realities of black cultural production. "Reflecting Black" investigates contemporary gospel music, the films of Spike Lee and John Singleton,…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: University of Minnesota Press Number of pages: 384 Dimensions: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 0.946 lbs.