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Oscar Micheaux and his circle African-American filmmaking and race cinema of the Silent Era

Author: Charles Musser; Jane Gaines; Pearl Bowser
Publisher: Bloomington ; Indianapolis Indiana University Press 2016
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Named Person: Oscar Micheaux; Oscar Micheaux; Oscar Micheaux; Oscar Micheaux
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Musser; Jane Gaines; Pearl Bowser
ISBN: 9780253021359 0253021359 9780253021557 0253021553
OCLC Number: 947333679
Description: XXX, 353 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: ContentsThe Touring Package: Programs and Credits AcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Oscar Micheaux and Race Movies of the Silent Period / Pearl Bowser, Jane Gaines, and Charles MusserI. Overviews1. Black Silence and the Politics of Representation / Clyde R. Taylor2. The Notion of Treatment: Black Aesthetics and Film / based on an interview with Peter Hessli and additional contributions from Pearl Bowser, A. J. Jafa3. From Shadows 'n Shufflin' to Spotlights and Cinema: The Lafayette Players, 1915-1932 / Sr. Francesca Thompson4. The African-American Press and Race Movies, 1909-1929 / Charlene RegesterII. Oscar Micheaux5. Oscar Micheaux's Within Our Gates: The Possibilities for Alternative Visions / Michele Wallace6. Within Our Gates: From Race Melodrama to Opportunity Narrative / Jane Gaines7. Oscar Micheaux's The Symbol of the Unconquered: Text and Context / Pearl Bowser and Louise Spence8. To Redream the Dreams of White Playwrights: Reappropriation and Resistance in Oscar Micheaux's Body and Soul / Charles Musser9. Black Patriarch on the Prairie: National Identity and Black Manhood in the Early Novels of Oscar Micheaux / Jayna Brown10. Telling White Lies: Oscar Micheaux and Charles W. Chesnutt / Corey CreekmurIII. Micheaux's Contemporaries11. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: The Flying Ace, the Norman Company, and the Micheaux Connection / Phyllis Klotman12. Colored Players Film Corporation An Alternative to Micheaux / Charles Musser Lost, then Found: The Wedding Scene from The Scar of Shame (1929) / Pearl Bowser13. Richard D. Maurice and the Maurice Film Company / Pearl Bowser and Charles Musser14. Cinematic Foremothers: Zora Neale Hurston and Eloyce King Patrick Gist / Gloria J. GibsonAppendix A. The Reemergence of Oscar Micheaux: A Timeline and Bibliographic Essay / J. Ronald GreenAppendix B. An Oscar Micheaux Filmography: From the Silents through His Transition to Sound (1919-1931) / Compiled by Charles Musser, Corey Creekmur, Pearl Bowser, Charlene Regester, Ron Green, and Louise SpenceAppendix C. A Colored Players Film Corporation Filmography / Compiled by Charles MusserAppendix D. Norman Film Manufacturing Company: Production and Theatrical Release Dates for All-Black-Cast Films / Compiled by Phyllis KlotmanNotesBibliography / Compiled by Kristen Barnes, Jane Gaines, Fred Neumann, and Hank OkazakiAbout the ContributorsCreditsIndex -- Indiana University Press
Responsibility: Pearl Bowser, Jane Gaines, and Charles Musser, editors and curators

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