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Migrating to the movies : cinema and Black urban modernity / Jacqueline Najuma Stewart.

Author/creator Stewart, Jacqueline Najuma, 1970-
Format Electronic, Book, and Print
Publication InfoBerkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
Descriptionxxiii, 343 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Supplemental Content Publisher description
Supplemental Content Contributor biographical information
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Contents 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 versus 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.
Local noteLittle-346501--305131051871Z
General noteRevision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Chicago, 1999.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 311-325) and index.
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2004016541
ISBN0520233506 (alk. paper)
ISBN9780520233508 (alk. paper)
ISBN0520233492 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN9780520233492 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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