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Migrating to the movies : cinema and Black urban modernity /
Jacqueline Najuma Stewart.
imprint
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2005.
description
xxiii, 343 p.
ISBN
0520233492 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0520233506 (alk. paper)
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imprint
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2005.
isbn
0520233492 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520233506 (alk. paper)
contents note
A nigger in the woodpile : Black (in)visibility in film history -- "To misrepresent a helpless race" : the Black image problem -- Mixed colors : riddles of blackness in preclassical cinema -- "Negroes laughing at themselves"? Black spectatorship and the performance of urban modernity -- "Some thing to see up here all the time" : moviegoing and Black urban leisure in Chicago -- Along the "stroll" : Chicago's Black Belt movie theaters -- Reckless rovers v. ambitious negroes : migration, patriotism, and the politics of genre in early African American filmmaking -- "We were never immigrants" : Oscar Micheaux and the reconstruction of Black American identity.
general note
Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Chicago, 1999.
catalogue key
5356382
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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