The Resource Extravagant abjection : blackness, power, and sexuality in the African American literary imagination, Darieck Scott

Extravagant abjection : blackness, power, and sexuality in the African American literary imagination, Darieck Scott

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Extravagant abjection : blackness, power, and sexuality in the African American literary imagination
Title
Extravagant abjection
Title remainder
blackness, power, and sexuality in the African American literary imagination
Statement of responsibility
Darieck Scott
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Summary: Challenging the conception of empowerment associated with the Black Power Movement and its political and intellectual legacies, this title contends that power can be found not only in martial resistance, but, surprisingly, where the black body has been inflicted with harm or humiliation
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DLC
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Scott, Darieck
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.N4
LC item number
S36 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Sexual cultures.
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  • American fiction
  • African American men in literature
  • Power (Social sciences) in literature
  • Race relations in literature
  • Rape in literature
  • Homosexuality in literature
  • Pornography in literature
  • Abjection in literature
Label
Extravagant abjection : blackness, power, and sexuality in the African American literary imagination, Darieck Scott
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Blackness, abjection, and sexuality -- Fanon's muscles: (Black) power revisited -- "A race that could be so dealt with" : terror, time, and (Black) power -- Slavery, rape, and the Black male abject -- Notes on Black (power) bottoms -- The occupied territory : homosexuality and history in Amiri Baraka's Black arts -- Porn and the n-word : lust, Samuel Delany's The mad man, and a derangement of body and sense(s) -- Conclusion: Extravagant abjection
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 317 p.
Isbn
9780814740958
Isbn Type
(pb : alk. paper)
Lccn
20100029 54
System control number
  • (OCoLC)498940297
  • (OCoLC)498940297
Label
Extravagant abjection : blackness, power, and sexuality in the African American literary imagination, Darieck Scott
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Blackness, abjection, and sexuality -- Fanon's muscles: (Black) power revisited -- "A race that could be so dealt with" : terror, time, and (Black) power -- Slavery, rape, and the Black male abject -- Notes on Black (power) bottoms -- The occupied territory : homosexuality and history in Amiri Baraka's Black arts -- Porn and the n-word : lust, Samuel Delany's The mad man, and a derangement of body and sense(s) -- Conclusion: Extravagant abjection
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 317 p.
Isbn
9780814740958
Isbn Type
(pb : alk. paper)
Lccn
20100029 54
System control number
  • (OCoLC)498940297
  • (OCoLC)498940297

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