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Title Burnt cork [electronic resource] : traditions and legacies of blackface minstrelsy / edited by Stephen Johnson.

Imprint Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 266 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the persistence of blackface and the minstrel tradition / Stephen Johnson -- Turning around Jim Crow / W.T. Lhamon Jr. -- Of soundscapes and blackface: from fools to Foster / Dale Cockrell -- Death and the minstrel: race, madness, and art in the last (w)rites of three early blackface performers / Stephen Johnson -- The uncanny history of minstrels and machines, 1835/1923 / Louis Chude-Sokei -- Surprised by blackface: D.W. Griffith and one exciting night / Linda Williams -- "Gentlemen, please be seated": racial masquerade and sadomasochism in 1930s animation / Nicholas Sammond -- From New Deal to no deal: blackface minstrelsy, Bamboozled, and reality television / Alice Maurice -- American ghetto parties and Ghanaian concert parties: a transnational perspective on blackface / Catherine M. Cole.
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Subject Whites -- Race identity -- United States.
Racism in popular culture -- United States.
United States -- Race relations -- History.
Minstrel shows -- Social aspects -- United States.
Blackface entertainers -- United States.
Minstrel shows -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Johnson, Stephen Burge, 1954- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Burnt cork. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2012 (DLC) 2012007995
ISBN 9781613762103 (electronic bk.)
1613762100 (electronic bk.)
9781558499331 (library cloth ; alk. paper)