By: BRUNDAGE, W. FITZHUGH (EDITOR).
The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill & London: 2011.:
Edition: H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman Series.
Seller ID: 73979X1
Condition: Softcover. Brand new book.
This collection of thirteen essays, edited by historian W. Fitzhugh Brundage, brings together original work from sixteen scholars in various disciplines, ranging from theater and literature to history and music, to address the complex roles of black performers, entrepreneurs, and consumers in American mass culture during the early twentieth century. Moving beyond the familiar territory of blackface and minstrelsy, these essays present a fresh look at the history of African Americans and mass culture. With subjects ranging from representations of race in sheet music illustrations to African Am... View More...