Authentic Blackness/"real" Blackness : essays on the meaning of Blackness in literature and culture /

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Other Authors: Japtok, Martin., Jenkins, Rafiki, 1967-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Peter Lang, [2011]
Series:Black studies & critical thinking ; v. 26.
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Table of Contents:
  • What does it mean to be "really" Black? A selective history of authentic Blackness / Martin Japtok and Rafiki Jenkins
  • The "defining" problem of Black authenticity in Canada : real slang and the grammar of cultural hybridity / Dara N. Byrne and Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Privileging the popular at what price? A discussion of Joan Morgan, hip hop, feminism, and radical politics / David M. Jones
  • Claiming hip hop : authenticity debates, Filipino DJs, and contemporary U.S. racial formations / Antonio T. Tiongson Jr.
  • "Faking the funk" : a journey towards authentic Blackness / Wendy Alexia Rountree
  • Brown boy blues
  • inna Jamaica / Gregory Stephens
  • Black authenticity, Racial drag, and the case of Dave Chappelle / Joy Viveros
  • How Black do you want it? Countee Cullen and the contest for racial authenticity on page and stage / Jonathan Shandell
  • Peculiar irresolution : James Baldwin and Flânerie / Monika Gehlawat
  • "Many forces at work" : Clarence Major's early fiction and the critique of racial economy / Benjamin D. Carson
  • "Isn't the whole point of writing to escape what people not me think of me" : the failure of language and the search for authenticity in Philadelphia fire and God's gym / Ian Reilly.