Black Performance Theory /

Black performance theory is a rich interdisciplinary area of study and critical method. This collection of new essays by some of its pioneering thinkers-many of whom are performers-demonstrates the breadth, depth, innovation, and critical value of black performance theory. Considering how blackness...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Project Muse.
Other Authors: Gonzalez, Anita (Editor), DeFrantz, Thomas (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London : Duke University Press, 2014.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • From "negro expression" to "black performance" / Thomas F. DeFrantz and Anita Gonzalez
  • Transporting black
  • Navigations: diasporic transports and landings / Anita Gonzalez
  • Diasporic spidering: constructing contemporary black identities / Nadine George-Graves
  • Twenty-first-century post-humans: the rise of the See-J / Hershini Bhana Young
  • Hip work: undoing the tragic mulata / Melissa Blanco Borelli
  • Black-en-scene
  • Black-authored lynching drama's challenge to theater history / Koritha Mitchell
  • Reading "spirit" and the dancing body in the choreography of Ronald K. Brown and Reggie Wilson Carl Paris
  • Uncovered: a pageant of hip hop masters / Rickerby Hinds
  • Black imaginary
  • Black movements: flying africans in spaceships / Soyica Diggs Colbert
  • Post-logical notes on self-election / Wendy S. Walters
  • Cityscaped: ethnospheres / Anna B. Scott
  • Hi-fidelity black
  • "Rip it up": excess and ecstasy in Little Richard's sound / Tavia Nyong'o
  • Don't stop 'til you get enough: presence, spectacle, and good feeling in Michael Jackson's This is it / Jason king
  • Afro-sonic feminist praxis: Nina Simone and Adrienne Kennedy in high fidelity / Daphne A. Brooks
  • Hip-hop habitus v.2.0 / Thomas F. DeFrantz.