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The Michael Eric Dyson reader, Michael Eric Dyson

Label
The Michael Eric Dyson reader
Title
The Michael Eric Dyson reader
Statement of responsibility
Michael Eric Dyson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: Acclaimed for his writing on Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., Tupac Shakur, and many more, Michael Eric Dyson has emerged as the leading African American intellectual of his generation. This collection gathers the best of Dyson's vast and growing body of work from the last several years: his most incisive commentary, the most stirring passages, and the sharpest, most probing and broadminded critical analyses. From Michael Jordan to the role of religion in public life, from Toni Morrison to patriotism in the wake of 9/11, the mastery and ease with which Dyson tackles just about any subject of relevance to black America today is without parallel
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dyson, Michael Eric
Dewey number
305.896/073
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.625
LC item number
.D969 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African American philosophy
  • African Americans
  • African Americans in popular culture
  • Popular culture
  • African American philosophy
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Popular culture
  • Race relations
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The Michael Eric Dyson reader, Michael Eric Dyson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction / Why I am an intellectual -- 1: Dysonography -- 1: Not from some Zeus's head: my intellectual development -- 2: Letter to my brother -- 3: This I believe -- 2: Theories Of Race -- 4: Liberal theory of race -- 5: When you're a credit to your race, the bill will come due: OJ Simpson and our trial by fire -- 3: Affirmative Action -- 6: Debating affirmative action -- 7: Reprieve for affirmative action -- 4: Multiculturalism -- 8: Leonard Jeffries and the struggle for the black mind -- 9: Shakespeare and Smokey Robinson: revisiting the culture wars -- 5: Whiteness Studies -- 10: Labor of whiteness, the whiteness of labor, and the perils of white wishing -- 11: Giving whiteness a black eye -- 6: Gender Views -- 12: Plight of black men -- 13: Another Saturday night, or have all the brothers gone to white women? -- 14: In OJ's shadow: Kobe Bryant's predicament -- 7: Afro-Baptist Radicalism And Rhetoric -- 15: God Almighty has spoken from Washington DC: American society and Christian faith -- 16: Gardner Taylor: the poet Laureate of the American pulpit -- 17: Somewhere I read of the freedom of speech: constructing a unique voice -- 8: Religion And Sexuality -- 18: When you divide body and soul, problems multiply: the black church and sexuality -- 19: Hometextualities: the bible, sexual ethics, and the theology of homoeroticism -- 9: Biocriticism And Black Icons -- 20: X marks the plots: a critical reading of Malcolm's readers -- 21: Mixed blessings: Martin Luther King, Jr, and the lessons on an ambiguous heroism -- 22: Give me a paper and pen: Tupac's place in hip-hop -- 10: Cinema Noir -- 23: Spike Lee's neonationalist vision -- 24: Between Apocalypse and redemption: John Singleton's Boyz N the Hood -- 25: Ghettocentricity and the new black cinema -- 11: Soul Musics Of Black Folk -- 26: Promise and perils of contemporary gospel music -- 27: Mariah Carey and "authentic" black music -- 28: Aretha Franklin, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, and me -- 29: Great next: jazz origins and the anatomy of improvisation -- 12: Hip-Hop Culture -- 30: Culture of hip-hop -- 31: Gangsta rap and American culture -- 32: We never were what we used to be: black youth, pop culture, and the politics of nostalgia -- 13: Predicament Of Postmodernity -- 33: Michael Jackson's postmodern spirituality -- 34: Be like Mike? Michael Jordan and the pedagogy of desire -- 35: Is postmodernism just modernism in drag? -- 14: Coda: The Life Of The Mind -- 36: It's not what you know, it's how you show it: black public intellectuals -- Notes -- Credits -- Index
Control code
ocm52887312
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 547 p.
Isbn
9780465017713
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003017294
Label
The Michael Eric Dyson reader, Michael Eric Dyson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction / Why I am an intellectual -- 1: Dysonography -- 1: Not from some Zeus's head: my intellectual development -- 2: Letter to my brother -- 3: This I believe -- 2: Theories Of Race -- 4: Liberal theory of race -- 5: When you're a credit to your race, the bill will come due: OJ Simpson and our trial by fire -- 3: Affirmative Action -- 6: Debating affirmative action -- 7: Reprieve for affirmative action -- 4: Multiculturalism -- 8: Leonard Jeffries and the struggle for the black mind -- 9: Shakespeare and Smokey Robinson: revisiting the culture wars -- 5: Whiteness Studies -- 10: Labor of whiteness, the whiteness of labor, and the perils of white wishing -- 11: Giving whiteness a black eye -- 6: Gender Views -- 12: Plight of black men -- 13: Another Saturday night, or have all the brothers gone to white women? -- 14: In OJ's shadow: Kobe Bryant's predicament -- 7: Afro-Baptist Radicalism And Rhetoric -- 15: God Almighty has spoken from Washington DC: American society and Christian faith -- 16: Gardner Taylor: the poet Laureate of the American pulpit -- 17: Somewhere I read of the freedom of speech: constructing a unique voice -- 8: Religion And Sexuality -- 18: When you divide body and soul, problems multiply: the black church and sexuality -- 19: Hometextualities: the bible, sexual ethics, and the theology of homoeroticism -- 9: Biocriticism And Black Icons -- 20: X marks the plots: a critical reading of Malcolm's readers -- 21: Mixed blessings: Martin Luther King, Jr, and the lessons on an ambiguous heroism -- 22: Give me a paper and pen: Tupac's place in hip-hop -- 10: Cinema Noir -- 23: Spike Lee's neonationalist vision -- 24: Between Apocalypse and redemption: John Singleton's Boyz N the Hood -- 25: Ghettocentricity and the new black cinema -- 11: Soul Musics Of Black Folk -- 26: Promise and perils of contemporary gospel music -- 27: Mariah Carey and "authentic" black music -- 28: Aretha Franklin, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, and me -- 29: Great next: jazz origins and the anatomy of improvisation -- 12: Hip-Hop Culture -- 30: Culture of hip-hop -- 31: Gangsta rap and American culture -- 32: We never were what we used to be: black youth, pop culture, and the politics of nostalgia -- 13: Predicament Of Postmodernity -- 33: Michael Jackson's postmodern spirituality -- 34: Be like Mike? Michael Jordan and the pedagogy of desire -- 35: Is postmodernism just modernism in drag? -- 14: Coda: The Life Of The Mind -- 36: It's not what you know, it's how you show it: black public intellectuals -- Notes -- Credits -- Index
Control code
ocm52887312
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 547 p.
Isbn
9780465017713
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003017294

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