Black intersectionalities : a critique for 21st century /

Black Intersectionalities: A Critique for the 21st Century explores the complex interrelationships between race, gender, and sex as these are conceptualised within contemporary thought. Markers of identity are too often isolated and presented as definitive, then examined and theorised, a process tha...

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Other Authors: Michlin, Monica (Editor), Rocchi, Jean-Paul (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Liverpool : Liverpool Univ Press, 2013.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : theorizing for change : intersections, transdisciplinarity, and Black lived experience / Monica Michlin and Jean-Paul Rocchi
  • Exordium : writing the relation : from textual coloniality to South African Black consciousness / Rozena Maart
  • Postcolonial backlash and being proper : femininity, Blackness, sexuality, and transgender in the public eye / Antje Schuhmann
  • Productive investments : masculinities and economies in Fisher's The walls of Jericho / Eva Boesenberg
  • "I hugged myself" : first-person narration as an agential act in Octavia Butler's The evening and the morning and the night / Florian Bast
  • Benjamin Franklin's ethnic drag : notes on abolition, satire, and affect / Carsten Junker
  • "Weh eye nuh see heart nuh leap" : Claude McKay's literary drag performance in Banana Bottom / Jarrett H. Brown
  • The souls of Black gay folk : the Black Arts Movement and Melvin Dixon's revision of Du Boisian double consciousness in Vanishing rooms / Charles Nero
  • "Risking sensuality" : Toni Morrison's erotics of writing / Claudine Raynaud
  • Cultures of melancholia : theorizing desire and the Black body / Laura Sarnelli
  • Richard Wright's poetics of Black being : metaphor, desire, and doing / Rebecka Rutledge Fisher
  • On the monstrous threat of reasoned Black desire / Lewis R. Gordon
  • Revising Jezebel politics : toward a new Black sexual ethic / Jennifer S. Leath
  • The challenge of Black feminist desire : abolish property / Sabine Broeck.