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Published: 03 May 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0212-3
Published: 07 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380313-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8031-3
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387060-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8706-0
... United States. That these and many other such ‘‘per- formances’’ occurred in England is interesting considering the popular suc- cess of In Dahomey there in 1903 and the fact that blackface minstrelsy was popular in England up until 1978 with the cancellation of the beloved Black and White Minstrel...
Published: 02 February 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372400-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7240-0
...part iii  |  new world dualities This page intentionally left blank 4 opu  |  p ­lar ­music contra german idealism Anglo-­American Rebellions from Minstrelsy to Camp Blackface minstrelsy and camp are seemingly worlds apart. Certainly, their...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... This chapter frames this retelling of the early history of American animation as part blackface minstrelsy in order to reconsider some of the classic theories of comedy, humor, and laughter. It argues for the significance of race and racism in the seemingly universal concepts of the laughing...
Published: 24 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384106-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6
... carnivals employing African American minstrels, but increasingly in the early decades of the twentieth century, ‘‘minstrelsy’’ had come to mean blackfaced ‘‘special- 15 ties’’ or ‘‘singles’’ in variety, burlesque, and vaudeville. By 1927 blackface seemed at once...
Published: 24 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384106-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6
... exceptions, about which I’ll have more to say later, blackface performers appeared in most films both with and without their makeup, foregrounding a diegetic shift from ‘‘natural’’ character to ‘‘made-up’’ performer. This practice con- trasted sharply with blackface minstrelsy and vaudeville as well as...
Published: 24 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384106-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6
... Indefinite Talk blacks in blackface, filmed There is an unwritten law in America that though white may imitate black, black, even when superlatively capable, must never imitate white. In other words...
Published: 15 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386803-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8680-3
... categorize these racial constructions as mere copycat versions of U.S. minstrelsy. Rather, it is imperative to perform in-depth analyses of the multiple cultural exchanges, performers, and politi- cal, national, and racial ideologies that informed local and global black voice and blackface ‘‘blackness...
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4