On Black Men (Hardcover)

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Marriott draws upon popular culture, ranging from lynching photographs to current Hollywood film, as well as the ideas of key thinkers, including Frantz Fanon, Richard Wright, James Baldwin, and John Edgar Wideman, to reveal a vicious pantomime of unvarying reification and compulsive fascination, of whites looking at themselves through images of black desolation, and of blacks dispossessed by that process.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780231122269
ISBN-10: 0231122268
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: September 15th, 2000
Pages: 133
Language: English