The Resource Visualizing Blackness and the creation of the African American literary tradition, Lena Hill

Visualizing Blackness and the creation of the African American literary tradition, Lena Hill

Label
Visualizing Blackness and the creation of the African American literary tradition
Title
Visualizing Blackness and the creation of the African American literary tradition
Statement of responsibility
Lena Hill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Examines how African American writers use visual tropes as literary devices to challenge readers' conceptions of black identity
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hill, Lena M
Dewey number
810.9896073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
.H555 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Cambridge studies in American literature and culture
  • Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture
Series volume
  • 167
  • v.167
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • African Americans in art
  • Blacks
  • African Americans
Label
Visualizing Blackness and the creation of the African American literary tradition, Lena Hill
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Visualizing Blackness and the Creation of the African American Literary Tradition; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: The Trope of the Picture Book; Contesting Willful Blindness; Faith in Vision over Objects; Sights of Instruction; Lessons from the Museum; Part one Sights of Instruction; Chapter 1 Witnessing Moral Authority in Pre-Abolition Literature; Wheatley's New Image for the Mind's Eye; The Poetic Work of Visualizing Black Character; The Slave Narrator's View of the National Body
  • Douglass's Honest Pictures of SlaveryJacobs's Revision of Black Womanhood; Chapter 2 Picturing Education and Labor in Washington and Du Bois; Du Bois and the Turn-of-the-Century Visual Archive; The Vision of African American Souls; Washington's Pictorial Response to the Popular Image of Black Work; Picturing the Tuskegee Story; Chapter 3 Gazing upon Plastic Art in the Harlem Renaissance; The Ekphrastic Turn; Anne Spencer's Polemical Art Objects; Angelina Grimké and the Erotic Gaze of Ambition; Gwendolyn Bennett's Discerning Paintbrush; Transfiguring Portraits; Untenable Frames in Quicksand
  • Maude Irwin Owens and the Messianic ArtistPolitical Vision in Plum Bun; Part two Lessons from the Museum; Chapter 4 Zora Neale Hurston: Seeing by the Rules of the Natural History Museum; Eyeing Science and Race in the Natural History Museum; Learning to Value African American Culture in Marriage; Hurston's Exhibition Books; Failing to See Past the Shadow of the Gourd Vine; Janie's Enlightening Fieldwork and Desire to Instruct; Moses and the Steep Climb to Cultural Maturity; A Novel Replacement for the American Museum of Unnatural History
  • Chapter 5 Melvin Tolson: Gaining Modernist Perspective in the Art GalleryArt Spots: The Jazz Club, Classroom, and Gallery; Forms for Curating Black Modernist Vision; A Site for Publishing Modern Black Art; Reflecting on Paintings in Harlem Gallery; Education In and Out of the Gallery; A Forum for Hideho Heights; Chapter 6 Ralph Ellison: Engaging Racial Perception beyond Museum Walls; Ellison's Education in Visual Aesthetics; Discarding Traditional Portraits for Modern Complexity; Gender, Race, and Shared Frames of Objectification; Harlem Images in the Street Gallery
  • Shattered Pictures and the NovelSights of National Identity in Three Days Before the Shooting.....; Coda: Redefining the Look of American Character; Notes; Introduction: The Trope of the Picture Book; Witnessing Moral Authority in Pre-Abolition Literature; Picturing Education and Labor in Washington and Du Bois; Gazing upon Plastic Art in the Harlem Renaissance; Zora Neale Hurston: Seeing by the Rules of the Natural History Museum; Melvin Tolson: Gaining Modernist Perspective in the Art Gallery; Ralph Ellison: Engaging Racial Perception beyond Museum Walls
  • Coda: Redefining the Look of American Character
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107692756
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000086951
  • (EBL)1543697
  • (SSID)ssj0001108929
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12419289
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001108929
  • (PQKBWorkID)11105188
  • (PQKB)10540393
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781107300392
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1543697
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000086951
Label
Visualizing Blackness and the creation of the African American literary tradition, Lena Hill
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Visualizing Blackness and the Creation of the African American Literary Tradition; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: The Trope of the Picture Book; Contesting Willful Blindness; Faith in Vision over Objects; Sights of Instruction; Lessons from the Museum; Part one Sights of Instruction; Chapter 1 Witnessing Moral Authority in Pre-Abolition Literature; Wheatley's New Image for the Mind's Eye; The Poetic Work of Visualizing Black Character; The Slave Narrator's View of the National Body
  • Douglass's Honest Pictures of SlaveryJacobs's Revision of Black Womanhood; Chapter 2 Picturing Education and Labor in Washington and Du Bois; Du Bois and the Turn-of-the-Century Visual Archive; The Vision of African American Souls; Washington's Pictorial Response to the Popular Image of Black Work; Picturing the Tuskegee Story; Chapter 3 Gazing upon Plastic Art in the Harlem Renaissance; The Ekphrastic Turn; Anne Spencer's Polemical Art Objects; Angelina Grimké and the Erotic Gaze of Ambition; Gwendolyn Bennett's Discerning Paintbrush; Transfiguring Portraits; Untenable Frames in Quicksand
  • Maude Irwin Owens and the Messianic ArtistPolitical Vision in Plum Bun; Part two Lessons from the Museum; Chapter 4 Zora Neale Hurston: Seeing by the Rules of the Natural History Museum; Eyeing Science and Race in the Natural History Museum; Learning to Value African American Culture in Marriage; Hurston's Exhibition Books; Failing to See Past the Shadow of the Gourd Vine; Janie's Enlightening Fieldwork and Desire to Instruct; Moses and the Steep Climb to Cultural Maturity; A Novel Replacement for the American Museum of Unnatural History
  • Chapter 5 Melvin Tolson: Gaining Modernist Perspective in the Art GalleryArt Spots: The Jazz Club, Classroom, and Gallery; Forms for Curating Black Modernist Vision; A Site for Publishing Modern Black Art; Reflecting on Paintings in Harlem Gallery; Education In and Out of the Gallery; A Forum for Hideho Heights; Chapter 6 Ralph Ellison: Engaging Racial Perception beyond Museum Walls; Ellison's Education in Visual Aesthetics; Discarding Traditional Portraits for Modern Complexity; Gender, Race, and Shared Frames of Objectification; Harlem Images in the Street Gallery
  • Shattered Pictures and the NovelSights of National Identity in Three Days Before the Shooting.....; Coda: Redefining the Look of American Character; Notes; Introduction: The Trope of the Picture Book; Witnessing Moral Authority in Pre-Abolition Literature; Picturing Education and Labor in Washington and Du Bois; Gazing upon Plastic Art in the Harlem Renaissance; Zora Neale Hurston: Seeing by the Rules of the Natural History Museum; Melvin Tolson: Gaining Modernist Perspective in the Art Gallery; Ralph Ellison: Engaging Racial Perception beyond Museum Walls
  • Coda: Redefining the Look of American Character
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107692756
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000086951
  • (EBL)1543697
  • (SSID)ssj0001108929
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12419289
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001108929
  • (PQKBWorkID)11105188
  • (PQKB)10540393
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781107300392
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1543697
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000086951

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