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Invisibility Blues By Michele Wallace

Invisibility Blues

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Includes recollections of the author's early life in Harlem, an account of her development as a writer in the 1970s, and investigations of the legacy of black artists such as Zora Neale Hurston, Spike Lee and Michael Jackson. This work also includes some photographs from her family's collection documenting the 70s and 80s.
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Invisibility Blues: From Pop to Theory and Back Again by Michele Wallace

First published in 1990, "Invisibility Blues" is widely regarded as a landmark in the history of black feminism. The original edition includes an exploration of the work of her mother, the artist Faith Ringgold, recollections of her early life in Harlem, an account of her development as a writer in the 1970s, and investigations of the legacy of black artists such as Zora Neale Hurston, Spike Lee and Michael Jackson. To this long-awaited new edition, Michele Wallace has added an extensive new introduction, as well as some photographs from her family's collection documenting the 70s and 80s.Michele Wallace asks the tough questions which any book about the black experience of America must address, and this new edition of "Invisibility Blues" will challenge and inform a new audience with the combination of literary flair and scholarly rigor that has made it an acknowledged classic.

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"Invisibility Blues shows why Michele Wallace has long been at the forefront of African-American cultural criticism." Henry Louis Gates, Jr. "Michele Wallace is one of the most talented and provocative cultural critics now writing in the USA. Listen and learn!" Cornel West "Michele Wallace keeps her eyes open and her wits about her. Scrupulously fair, honest, clever and wise." Angela Carter "Wonderful... the most original discussion I've read in years." Susan Brownmiller "Courageous... outspoken... clear-eyed." Publishers Weekly"

About Michele Wallace


MICHELE WALLACE, who completed her PhD in Cinema Studies at New York University in 1999, is Professor of English at the City College of New York and the CUNY Graduate Center.

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CIN000408132
Invisibility Blues: From Pop to Theory and Back Again by Michele Wallace
Michele Wallace
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Verso Books
2007-11-10
320
1859844871
9781859844878
N/A
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