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Genre (2022) 55 (3): 205–233.
Published: 01 December 2022
... inform any individual or collective effort to make sense of “our orphan's loneliness.” sgp31@case.edu Copyright © 2022 by University of Oklahoma 2022 ambivalence T. S. Eliot Black Arts movement Invisible Man essay genre “I too have become acquainted with ambivalence,” I said...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2004
... was squeezed by the birth of free jazz, stretched into soul jazz and then shouted down by fusion. Some of this scholarship detects in the avant-garde styles that emerged in the aftermath of the Black Arts Movement a set of potent political and cultural forms and practices. Ajay Heble, for example...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 285–299.
Published: 01 June 2004
...") comes out in Sonny's dismissal of his musical ancestors, described in Ro: "Baldwin's hero is a Euro-American existentialist dressed up as a black blues musician. Denouncing Louis Armstrong's art as 'that old-time, down-home crap,' he reveals that he has no use for his folk roots in the South...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 133–137.
Published: 01 April 2023
... or technological advances such as the social survey, the film, the photograph, and so forth (2). The significant intervention of Womack's study lies in its claim, ably demonstrated by extensive archival research and groundbreaking analysis, that Black art of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries...
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Genre (2011) 44 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
... AND POLITICAL TRANSITION 41 It is perhaps the case, as Levine suggests, that, by the time of The Armies of the Night, Mailer is becoming increasingly aware of the challenge from sections of the civil rights movement to the assumption that the black body...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of the shards of the traumatically broken past, searching for an art commensurate with the racial horrors of southern history. To invoke "Family Tree" (1984), Komunyakaa's James Baldwin says a black boy can't survive if he doesn't know the score by fourteen. Of course, this is doubly...
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Genre (2023) 56 (1): 139–144.
Published: 01 April 2023
... are breathtaking for both their historical literalness and disciplinary symbolism. One, titled “Huge Mound and the Manner of Opening Them,” shows two white archeologists directing a group of enslaved black laborers (the scene takes place on a plantation in 1843 Louisiana) to dig up a mound whose treasures (human...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 339–351.
Published: 01 September 2000
... with me today; the former assisted me during my master's comprehensive examination to conceptualize Western literature as a complex orderly system like the Periodic Table of Elements in chemistry. Addison Gayle, Jr.'s edited collection of short pieces by many hands, The Black Aesthetic, opened my...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 129–150.
Published: 01 March 2004
... America . New York : Morrow , 1963 . Jost Ekkehard . Free Jazz . New York : Da Capo , 1975 . Kofsky Frank . Black Nationalism and the Revolution in Music . New York : Pathfinder , 1970 . —. Black Music, White Business: Illuminating the History and Political Economy...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 157–180.
Published: 01 June 2011
... society — the contemporary racist, capitalist social order — he also finds a thought that “knows the way out” (ibid.: 69). And from the confines of a prison cell, where the state attempts to stop all movement, he asserts the force of the runaway slave as a figure of black radical thought: “I do my...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 413–442.
Published: 01 December 2005
...- tion, the inclusion of blacks in the movement, and to the nearly opposite claim that race is no longer a driver of the Cuban independence movement. Indeed, he suggests, the question of race is both unnecessary, and divisive, because the issue was resolved during the first war of independence...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 429–450.
Published: 01 September 2003
... N. Chabani . A Black Man Called Sekoto . Johannesburg : Witwatersrand UP , 1996 . Okeke Chika . “Modern African Art.” The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994 . Ed. Enwesor Ekui . Munich,Ger. : Prestel , 2001 . 29 - 36 . Oguibe...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 189–197.
Published: 01 July 2020
... Conflict, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. In 1990, five black and Hispanic teenagers were arrested and convicted for a violent gang rape in Central Park. They didn t do it. Twelve years later another inmate, Matias Reyes, confessed to the crime; his confession was corroborated by DNA evidence...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... Angela Wright is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a teacher of language arts at Cleveland Middle School in Cleveland, Tennessee. Works Cited Abrahams, Roger D. 1983. African Folktales: Traditional Stories of the Black World. New York: Pantheon Books. Achebe...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 537–561.
Published: 01 September 2002
....), Bennett Bruce Strauss Jennifer , Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 , 332 - 347 . Stanner W. E. H. After the Dreaming , Sydney : ABC , 1968 . Sutton P. (ed.), Dreamings: The Art of Aboriginal Australia , New York : Viking , 1988 . Sykes R. Black...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 57–86.
Published: 01 March 2012
... austere, admonitory black, red, and white. The figure of the poem’s title appears late — “a man in scarlet” who “lets / down a rope as a spider spins a thread.” The steeple- jack might be a surrogate for the poet, a poet anxious about the signifying (or pointing and pitching) function of art, who...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 85–115.
Published: 01 July 2022
... and Building the Good Life . Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press . Dovey Lindiwe . 2018 . “ Mixing It Up: New Audiovisual Cultures in South Africa .” Black Camera 9 , no. 2 : 177 – 96 . Ebert Roger . 1999 . Review of On the Waterfront . RogerEbert.com , March 21 . https...
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Genre (2022) 55 (1): 55–59.
Published: 01 April 2022
... or movement between resists static ideas about Blackness and preempts unchanging notions of time or historical dynamics. In effect, the subjunctive is its own kind of “toward,” a toward possibilities that exceed our present time and place. This chapter has the most complex theorizing of the book, but its...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2006
..."(Tsu 55). Pearl, of course, is half black, half Chinese and grew up in the South: "she was of mixed blood, her father was Mr. Chang Chung Li, and her mother was a Negress" (ACHH 32). Her inability to pass as "white" in the South invokes the sympathetic figure of "the tragic mulatto," yet her...
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Genre (2002) 35 (3-4): 479–493.
Published: 01 September 2002
... from the commodity form, become concretely realizable. There is no evading the homology between the prison and the so-called free 490 GENRE world that Frankfurt School thinkers such as Max Horkheimer, Black liberation movement figures such as Bobby Seale...