9780807856963

Colored Pictures

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  • ISBN13:

    9780807856963

  • ISBN10:

    0807856967

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/27/2006
  • Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Pr
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Summary

Harris investigates the role of visual representation in the construction of African American identities, focusing particularly on how black artists have responded to--and even used--stereotypical images.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction. Black: The Discredited Signifier/Signified
Constructing and Visualizing Race
The Nineteenth Century: Imaged Ideology
Aunt Jemima, the Fantasy Black Mammy/Servant
Jezebel,Olympia, and the Sexualized Woman
Color Lines: Mapping Color Consciousness in the Art of Archibald Motley Jr
The Language of Appropriation: Fantasies and Fallacies
Turning In from the Periphery Coda
Notes
Index
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