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  • 1
    Book
    Book
    New York [u.a.] :New York University Press,
    ISBN: 0-8147-5685-9 , 0-8147-5686-7
    Language: English
    Pages: xiv, 251 p.
    Series Statement: Sexual cultures
    DDC: 305.89607300722
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    Keywords: Noirs américains - Conditions sociales - 1975- ; Noirs américains - Vie intellectuelle ; Noirs américains - Étude et enseignement ; Orientation sexuelle - États-Unis ; Racisme - États-Unis ; Rôle selon le sexe - États-Unis ; Schwarze. USA ; African Americans Study and teaching ; African Americans Intellectual life ; African Americans Social conditions 1975- ; Racism ; Sex role ; Sexual orientation ; Schwarze. ; Geistesleben. ; Soziale Situation. ; Rassismus. ; Geschlechterrolle. ; États-Unis - Relations raciales ; USA ; United States Race relations ; USA. ; Bibliografie ; Bibliografie ; Schwarze ; Geistesleben ; Schwarze ; Soziale Situation ; Rassismus ; Geschlechterrolle
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  • 2
    ISBN: 1479815802 , 147984926X , 9781479815807 , 9781479849260
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (1 online resource)
    Series Statement: Sexual cultures
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als Woodard, Vincent, 1971-2008 Delectable Negro
    DDC: 394/.90975
    Keywords: Slaves Social conditions ; African American men Social conditions ; Plantation life History ; Starvation Social aspects ; History ; Cannibalism Social aspects ; History ; Consumption (Economics) Social aspects ; History ; Male homosexuality Social aspects ; History ; Slavery in literature ; African American men in literature ; American literature African American authors ; History and criticism ; SOCIAL SCIENCE ; Gay Studies ; SOCIAL SCIENCE ; Ethnic Studies ; African American Studies ; African American men in literature ; African American men ; Social conditions ; American literature ; African American authors ; Consumption (Economics) ; Social aspects ; Male homosexuality ; Social aspects ; Plantation life ; Slavery in literature ; Slaves ; Social conditions ; Starvation ; Social aspects ; Afroamerikanismus ; Soziale Situation ; Homosexualität ; Kannibalismus ; Sklaverei ; Literatur ; HISTORY ; Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies) ; Criticism, interpretation, etc ; History ; Southern States ; USA ; Electronic books
    Abstract: "Scholars of US and transatlantic slavery have largely ignored or dismissed accusations that Black Americans were cannibalized. Vincent Woodard takes the enslaved person's claims of human consumption seriously, focusing on both the literal starvation of the slave and the tropes of cannibalism on the part of the slaveholder, and further draws attention to the ways in which Blacks experienced their consumption as a fundamentally homoerotic occurrence. The Delectable Negro explores these connections between homoeroticism, cannibalism, and cultures of consumption in the context of American literature and US slave culture. Utilizing many staples of African American literature and culture, such as the slave narratives of Olaudah Equiano, Harriet Jacobs, and Frederick Douglass, as well as other less circulated materials like James L. Smith's slave narrative, runaway slave advertisements, and numerous articles from Black newspapers published in the nineteenth century, Woodard traces the racial assumptions, political aspirations, gender codes, and philosophical frameworks that dictated both European and white American arousal towards Black males and hunger for Black male flesh. Woodard uses these texts to unpack how slaves struggled not only against social consumption, but also against endemic mechanisms of starvation and hunger designed to break them. He concludes with an examination of the controversial chain gang oral sex scene in Toni Morrison's Beloved, suggesting that even at the end of the twentieth and beginning of the twenty-first century, we are still at a loss for language with which to describe Black male hunger within a plantation culture of consumption"--
    Abstract: 1Cannibalism in Transatlantic Context29 --2Sex, Honor, and Human Consumption59 --3A Tale of Hunger Retold: Ravishment and Hunger in F. Douglass's Life and Writing95 --4Domestic Rituals of Consumption127 --5Eating Nat Turner171 --6The Hungry Nigger269.
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • 3
    ISBN: 9780822387220
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (400 p.)
    DDC: 306.76/6/072
    RVK:
    Keywords: Aufsatzsammlung
    Abstract: While over the past decade a number of scholars have done significant work on questions of black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered identities, this volume is the first to collect this groundbreaking work and make black queer studies visible as a developing field of study in the United States. Bringing together essays by established and emergent scholars, this collection assesses the strengths and weaknesses of prior work on race and sexuality and highlights the theoretical and political issues at stake in the nascent field of black queer studies. Including work by scholars based in English, film studies, black studies, sociology, history, political science, legal studies, cultural studies, and performance studies, the volume showcases the broadly interdisciplinary nature of the black queer studies project.The contributors consider representations of the black queer body, black queer literature, the pedagogical implications of black queer studies, and the ways that gender and sexuality have been glossed over in black studies and race and class marginalized in queer studies. Whether exploring the closet as a racially loaded metaphor, arguing for the inclusion of diaspora studies in black queer studies, considering how the black lesbian voice that was so expressive in the 1970s and 1980s is all but inaudible today, or investigating how the social sciences have solidified racial and sexual exclusionary practices, these insightful essays signal an important and necessary expansion of queer studies.Contributors. Bryant K. Alexander, Devon Carbado, Faedra Chatard Carpenter, Keith Clark, Cathy Cohen, Roderick A. Ferguson, Jewelle Gomez, Phillip Brian Harper, Mae G. Henderson, Sharon P. Holland, E. Patrick Johnson, Kara Keeling, Dwight A. McBride, Charles I. Nero, Marlon B. Ross, Rinaldo Walcott, Maurice O. Wallace...
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    URL: Volltext  (URL des Erstveröffentlichers)
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  • 4
    ISBN: 9781479815807
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressourcece.
    Series Statement: Sexual cultures
    DDC: 394.90975
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    Keywords: Literatur ; Sklaverei ; Kannibalismus ; Homosexualität ; Soziale Situation ; Afroamerikanismus ; Slaves Social conditions ; African American men Social conditions ; Male homosexuality Social aspects ; History ; Plantation life History ; Cannibalism Social aspects ; History ; Slaveholders Sexual behavior ; Ingestion Social aspects ; History ; Slavery in literature ; African American men in literature ; American literature African American authors ; History and criticism ; USA
    Abstract: Scholars of US and transatlantic slavery have largely ignored or dismissed accusations that black Americans were cannibalized. Vincent Woodard takes the enslaved person's claims of human consumption seriously, focusing on both the literal starvation of the slave and the tropes of cannibalism on the part of the slaveholder, and further draws attention to the ways in which blacks experienced their consumption as a fundamentally homoerotic occurrence.
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • 5
    Book
    Book
    New York ; London : New York University Press
    ISBN: 9780814756058 , 0814756050 , 0814756042
    Language: English
    Pages: xvi, 207 Seiten
    DDC: 306.3/62/0973
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    Keywords: Geschichte 1800-1900 ; Geschichte 1830-1870 ; American literature 19th century ; History and criticism ; American literature African American authors ; History and criticism ; Slavery in literature ; Slaves' writings, American ; Literatur ; Abolitionismus ; Sklaverei ; Schwarze ; USA ; Quelle ; USA ; Literatur ; Sklaverei ; Abolitionismus ; Schwarze ; Geschichte 1830-1870
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  • 6
    ISBN: 9780252038006 , 9780252079511 , 9780252095290 (Sekundärausgabe) , 0252095294 (Sekundärausgabe)
    Language: English
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Online-Ressource UPCC book collections on Project MUSE ISBN 9780252095290
    Edition: ISBN 0252095294
    Edition: [Online-Ausg.]
    Series Statement: The new Black studies series
    DDC: 305.896
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    Keywords: Geschichte ; Schwarze ; Ethnische Identität ; Rassismus ; Sklavenhandel ; Imperialismus ; Westliche Welt ; Atlantischer Raum
    Abstract: "Racial Blackness and the Discontinuity of Western Modernity is the unfinished manuscript of Lindon Barrett, who died tragically and unexpectedly in 2008. John Carlos Rowe has assembled the completed chapters, and provides an introduction that offers some background and context for the writings. The project offers a genealogy of how the development of racial blackness within the mercantile capitalist system of Euro-American colonial imperialism was constitutive of Western modernity. Barrett explores the complex transnational systems of economic transactions and political exchanges foundational to the formation of modern subjectivities. In particular, he traces the embodied and significatory violence involved in the development of modern nations, and characterizes that time of nation-building as one which created unprecedented individual and communal detachments, facilitating the exclusion of racialized subjects from modern understandings of what it means to be human, or a subject. Ranging from an analysis of the mass commodity markets that were created by colonial economic expansion and which relied on the decimation of populations of indigenous people unsuitable for exploitation as well as the transport and sale of enslaved African workers, to literacy and the autobiography The Interesting Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, The African, Written by Himself, to later legal and literary texts, the work masterfully connects historical systems of racial slavery to postenlightenment modernity, and will be pathbreaking in a number of fields"--...
    Note: Online-Ausg.:
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  • 7
    Online Resource
    Online Resource
    Urbana : University of Illinois Press
    ISBN: 9780252095290 , 0252095294
    Language: English
    Pages: Online Ressource (xviii, 236 pages)
    Series Statement: The new Black studies series
    Parallel Title: Print version Racial blackness and the discontinuity of Western modernity
    DDC: 305.896
    Keywords: Racism Political aspects ; History ; Racism Economic aspects ; History ; Imperialism Social aspects ; History ; Capitalism Social aspects ; History ; Slavery History ; Violence Political aspects ; History ; African Americans Race identity ; Indigenous peoples Race identity ; Civilization, Western ; Racism Political aspects ; History ; Racism Economic aspects ; History ; Imperialism Social aspects ; History ; Capitalism Social aspects ; History ; Slavery History ; Violence Political aspects ; History ; African Americans Race identity ; Indigenous peoples Race identity ; Violence Political aspects ; History ; African Americans Race identity ; Indigenous peoples Race identity ; Racism Economic aspects ; History ; Capitalism Social aspects ; History ; Imperialism Social aspects ; History ; Slavery History ; Civilization, Western ; Racism Political aspects ; History ; LITERARY CRITICISM ; American ; African American ; SOCIAL SCIENCE ; Discrimination & Race Relations ; SOCIAL SCIENCE ; Minority Studies ; African Americans ; Race identity ; Capitalism ; Social aspects ; Civilization, Modern ; Civilization, Western ; Imperialism ; Social aspects ; Racism ; Economic aspects ; Racism ; Political aspects ; Slavery ; Violence ; Political aspects ; History ; SOCIAL SCIENCE ; Ethnic Studies ; African American Studies ; Civilization, Modern ; Civilization, Modern ; Electronic books ; Electronic books
    Abstract: "Racial Blackness and the Discontinuity of Western Modernity is the unfinished manuscript of Lindon Barrett, who died tragically and unexpectedly in 2008. John Carlos Rowe has assembled the completed chapters, and provides an introduction that offers some background and context for the writings. The project offers a genealogy of how the development of racial blackness within the mercantile capitalist system of Euro-American colonial imperialism was constitutive of Western modernity. Barrett explores the complex transnational systems of economic transactions and political exchanges foundational to the formation of modern subjectivities. In particular, he traces the embodied and significatory violence involved in the development of modern nations, and characterizes that time of nation-building as one which created unprecedented individual and communal detachments, facilitating the exclusion of racialized subjects from modern understandings of what it means to be human, or a subject. Ranging from an analysis of the mass commodity markets that were created by colonial economic expansion and which relied on the decimation of populations of indigenous people unsuitable for exploitation as well as the transport and sale of enslaved African workers, to literacy and the autobiography The Interesting Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, The African, Written by Himself, to later legal and literary texts, the work masterfully connects historical systems of racial slavery to postenlightenment modernity, and will be pathbreaking in a number of fields"--
    Description / Table of Contents: 1. The Conceptual Impossibility of Racial Blackness : History, the Commodity, and Diasporic Modernity2. Making the Flesh Word : Binomial Being and Representational Presence -- 3. Captivity, Desire, Trade : The Forging of National Form -- 4. The Intimate Civic : The Disturbance of the Quotidian -- 5. Modernism and the Affects of Racial Blackness -- Epilogue / by Justin A. Joyce and Dwight A. McBride.
    Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-229) and index. - Print version record
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  • 8
    Online Resource
    Online Resource
    New York : New York University
    ISBN: 0814756867 , 0814756859
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xiv, 251 p) , 24 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. 2009 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Sexual Cultures
    Series Statement: Sexual Cultures Ser
    Parallel Title: Print version Why I Hate Abercrombie & Fitch : Essays On Race and Sexuality
    DDC: 305.896/073/00722
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    Keywords: Sexual orientation ; African Americans Intellectual life ; African Americans Social conditions 1975- ; African Americans Study and teaching ; Racism ; Sex role ; African Americans - Intellectual life ; Electronic books ; United States Race relations
    Abstract: Why hate Abercrombie? In a world rife with human cruelty and oppression, why waste your scorn on a popular clothing retailer? The rationale, Dwight A. McBride argues, lies in "the banality of evil," or the quiet way discriminatory hiring practices and racist ad campaigns seep into and reflect malevolent undertones in American culture. McBride maintains that issues of race and sexuality are often subtle and always messy, and his compelling new book does not offer simple answers. Instead, in a collection of essays about such diverse topics as biased marketing strategies, black gay media represen
    Description / Table of Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction: The New Black Studies,or beyond the Old "Race Man"; Part I Queer Black Thought; 1 Straight Black Studies; 2 Why I Hate Abercrombie & Fitch; 3 It's a White Man's World; Part II Race and Sexuality on Occasion; 4 On Race, Gender, and Power; 5 Feel the Rage; 6 Ellen's Coming Out; 7 Affirmative Action and White Rage; Part III Straight Black Talk; 8 Speaking the Unspeakable; 9 Cornel West and the Rhetoric of Race-Transcending; 10 Can the Queen Speak?; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index , Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
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