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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 : Indiana University Press, [2001] ©2001
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Congresses
Named Person: Oscar Micheaux; Oscar Micheaux
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Musser; Jane Gaines; Pearl Bowser
ISBN: 0253021553 9780253021557
OCLC Number: 1162049604
Notes: Chiefly papers presented at a conference held Jan. 1995, Yale University.
Description: 1 online resource (384 p.)
Contents: Machine generated contents note: I. OVERVIEWS --
1. Black Silence and the Politics of Representation CLYDE R. TAYLOR --
2. The Notion of Treatment: Black Aesthetics and Film, --
based on an interview with Peter Hessli and additional --
discussions with Pearl Bowser ARTHUR JAFA --
3. From Shadows 'n Shufflin' to Spotlights and Cinema: --
The Lafayette Players, 1915-1932 SISTER FRANCESCA THOMPSON --
4. The African-American Press and Race Movies, 1909-1929 --
CHARLENE REGESTER --
II. OSCAR MICHEAUX --
5. Oscar Micheaux's Within Our Gates: --
The Possibilities for Alternative Visions MICHELE WALLACE --
6. Within Our Gates: From Race Melodrama to Opportunity Narrative --
JANE GAINES --
7. Oscar Micheaux's The Symbol of the Unconquered: Text and Context --
PEARL BOWSER AND LOUISE SPENCE --
8. To Redream the Dreams of White Playwrights: Reappropriation --
and Resistance in Oscar Micheaux's Body and Soul CHARLES MUSSER --
9. Black Patriarch on the Prairie: National Identity and Black --
Manhood in the Early Novels of Oscar Micheaux JAYNA BROWN --
10. Telling White Lies: Oscar Micheaux and Charles W. Chesnutt --
COREY K. CREEKMUR --
III. MICHEAUX'S CONTEMPORARIES --
11. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: The FlyingAce, the Norman --
Company, and the Micheaux Connection PHYLLIS R. KLOTMAN --
12. Colored Players Film Corporation --
An Alternative to Micheaux CHARLES MUSSER --
Lost, Then Found: The Wedding Scene --
from The Scar of Shame (1929) PEARL BOWSER --
13. Richard D. Maurice and the Maurice Film Company --
PEARL BOWSER AND CHARLES MUSSER --
14. Cinematic Foremothers: --
Zora Neale Hurston and Eloyce King Patrick Gist GLORIA J. GIBSON --
APPENDIX A The Reemergence of Oscar Micheaux: --
A Timeline and Bibliographic Essay j. RONALD GREEN --
APPENDIX B An Oscar Micheaux Filmography: From the Silents through His --
Transition to Sound, 1919-1931 COMPILED BY CHARLES MUSSER, COREY K. --
CREEKMUR, PEARL BOWSER, J. RONALD GREEN, CHARLENE REGESTER, AND LOUISE SPENCE --
APPENDIX C A Colored Players Film Corporation Filmography --
COMPILED BY CHARLES MUSSER --
APPENDIX D Norman Film Manufacturing Company: Production and --
Theatrical Release Dates for All-Black-Cast Films COMPILED BY PHYLLIS R. KLOTMAN --
Notes --
Bibliography COMPILED BY KRISTEN BARNES, JANE GAINES, FRED NEUMANN, --
AND HANK OKAZAKI --
About the Contributors --
Credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Pearl Bowser, Jane Gaines, and Charles Musser, editors and curators.

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