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Author McAllister, Marvin Edward, 1969-

Title Whiting up : whiteface minstrels & stage Europeans in African American performance / Marvin McAllister

Publ Info Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  PN1969.M5 M33 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN1969.M5 M33 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PN1969.M5 M33 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 330 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p.265-318) and index
Contents Introduction : whiting up work -- Liberatory whiteness : early whiteface minstrels, enslaved and free -- Imitation whiteness : James Hewlett's stage Europeans -- Low-down whiteness : a trip to coontown -- Trespassing on whiteness : Negro actors and the Nordic complex -- Estranging whiteness : queens, clowns, and beasts in 1960s Black drama -- White people be like -- : Black solo and racial difference -- Conclusion : problems and possibilities of whiting up
LC subject Minstrel shows -- United States -- History
African Americans in the performing arts -- History
ISBN 9780807835081 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807835080 (cloth : alk. paper)