Mammies No More The Changing Image of Black Women on Stage and Screen

ISBN-10: 0847684199
ISBN-13: 9780847684199
Edition: 1997
Authors: Lisa M. Anderson
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Description: This groundbreaking book explores the history of representations of African-American women in American film and theatre. Using a semiotic critical race theory framework, the author examines three stereotypes of African-American women.

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/28/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

This groundbreaking book explores the history of representations of African-American women in American film and theatre. Using a semiotic critical race theory framework, the author examines three stereotypes of African-American women.

Lisa M. Anderson is an associate professor of women and gender studies at Arizona State University and the author of Mammies No More: The Changing Image of Black Women on Stage and Screen.

Introduction: Reflections of Our Lives
Mama on the Couch?
Yes Ma'am Miss Scarlett
Alternative Nurture
Margins and Myths
Mulattas, Tragedy, and Mtyh
Mulattas
Miscegenation Blues, or the Other Side of the Tragic Mulatta
What's Tragic about the Tragic Mulatta? Contemporary Mulattas and the Tragic Myth
The Myth of the Whore
Sex, Sexuality, and Black Women
Not for Us, Thank You
New Concepts of Sexuality
Sexual and Racial Domination
Representation and Resistance in an Antiblack World
Contemporary Trends, Contemporary Theatre

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