The Resource Philadelphia freedoms : black American trauma, memory, and culture after King, Michael Awkward

Philadelphia freedoms : black American trauma, memory, and culture after King, Michael Awkward

Label
Philadelphia freedoms : black American trauma, memory, and culture after King
Title
Philadelphia freedoms
Title remainder
black American trauma, memory, and culture after King
Statement of responsibility
Michael Awkward
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Michael Awkward's Philadelphia Freedoms captures the energetic contestations over the meanings of racial politics and black identity during the post-King era in the City of Brotherly Love. Looking closely at four cultural moments, he shows how racial trauma and his native city's history have been entwined. He introduces each of these moments with poignant personal memories of the decade in focus and explores representation of African American freedom and oppression from the 1960s to the 1990s. Philadelphia Freedoms explores NBA players' psychic pain dur
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Awkward, Michael
Dewey number
  • 810.9
  • 810.9/896073
  • 810.9896073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
A947 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • African Americans
  • Collective memory in literature
  • Psychic trauma in literature
Label
Philadelphia freedoms : black American trauma, memory, and culture after King, Michael Awkward
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: Keeping the past in lively memory after King: the traumatic implications of black American oppression -- 'Philadelphia did not burn': quelling riots, deferring hoop dreams in the age of the militant black athlete -- Haunted longings: nostalgic black musical formulations of masculinity and the patriarchal family -- "A 'genuinely Afro-American narrative': Sarah Phillips and the politics of black textual authenticity -- Screening the Beloved novel: on Oprah Winfrey and the protocols of adaptation -- Conclusion: No longer at home?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (265 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299834057
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)1362598
  • (OCoLC)857365244
  • (SSID)ssj0000983533
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12423422
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000983533
  • (PQKBWorkID)11010475
  • (PQKB)10344805
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1362598
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001149938
Label
Philadelphia freedoms : black American trauma, memory, and culture after King, Michael Awkward
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: Keeping the past in lively memory after King: the traumatic implications of black American oppression -- 'Philadelphia did not burn': quelling riots, deferring hoop dreams in the age of the militant black athlete -- Haunted longings: nostalgic black musical formulations of masculinity and the patriarchal family -- "A 'genuinely Afro-American narrative': Sarah Phillips and the politics of black textual authenticity -- Screening the Beloved novel: on Oprah Winfrey and the protocols of adaptation -- Conclusion: No longer at home?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (265 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299834057
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)1362598
  • (OCoLC)857365244
  • (SSID)ssj0000983533
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12423422
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000983533
  • (PQKBWorkID)11010475
  • (PQKB)10344805
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1362598
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001149938

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