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Anna Julia Cooper, Visionary Black Feminist A Critical Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0415956439

ISBN-13: 9780415956437

Edition: 2007

Authors: Vivian M. May

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Vivian M. May explores the theoretical and political contributions of Anna Julia Cooper, a renowned Black feminist scholar, educator, and activist whose ideas deserve far more attention than they have received. Drawing on Africana and feminist theory, May places Cooper's theorizing in its historical contexts and offers new ways to interpret the evolution of Cooper's visionary politics, subversive methodology, and defiant philosophical outlook. Rejecting notions that Cooper was an elitist duped by dominant ideologies, May contends that Cooper's ambiguity, code-switching, and irony should be understood as strategies of a radical methodology of dissent. May shows how across six decades of…    
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Book details

List price: $47.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 2/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 24
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.90" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction: "A Woman of Rare Courage and Conviction"
"A little more than ordinary interest in the underprivileged": Cooper's Lifelong Commitment to Liberation
"Life must be something more than dilettante speculation": Cooper's Multidimensional Praxis
"If you object to imaginary lines - don't draw them!": Cooper's Border-Crossing Methods
"Failing at the most essential provision of the revolutionary ideal": Lessons from France and Haiti's Transatlantic Struggle over Abolition and Egalite
Mapping Sites of Power: Cooper's Redefinition of "the philosophic mind"
Tracing Resistant Legacies, Rethinking Intellectual Genealogies: Reflections on Cooper's Black Feminist Theorizing