Black Feminist Cultural Criticism
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Black Feminist Cultural Criticism is the first comprehensive analysis of the full range of Black women's creative achievements. In this outsdanding collection, writers and scholars in literature, film, television, theatre, music, art, material culture, and other cultural forms explicate Black women's artistry within the context of an activist framework. The contributors are concerned with the politics of cultural production and the ways in which Black women have confronted institutional and social barriers.
February 08, 2001
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.75 inches | 1.07 pounds
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About the Author
Jacqueline Bobo is Chair and Associate Professor of Women's Studies and Associate Director of the Center for Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She holds a Ph.D. in Film and is author of Black Women as Cultural Readers (1995) and editor of Black Women Film and Video Artists (1998). Her areas of research focus on Black women as producers, audience members, and critics of cultural forms.
"Jacqueline Bobo helps us to see afresh the conscious creativity underlying Black women's cultural productions. What we have here is not so much 'criticism' as a reframed revelation." Akasha Gloria Hull, University of California, Santa Cruz
"Professor Bobo's text consist of seminal sources on Black women and Black feminist thought that will quicken and enliven contemporary discourse. It is an important work." Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.