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Michael Jackson and the Blackface Mask - a book by Manning, Harriet J.

Michael Jackson and the Blackface Mask

Michael Jackson and the Blackface Mask( )
Author: Manning, Harriet J.
Series title:Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $149.95
Book Description:

Harriet J. Manning argues that the nineteenth-century blackface minstrelsy's legacy is nowhere more evident than with Michael Jackson, in whom minstrelsy's gestures and tropes are embedded. The author further contends that minstrelsy's assumptions and uses have been fundamental to the troubles and controversies with which Jackson was beset. Blackface minstrelsy, the performance practice in which ideas and images of blackness were constructed and theatricalized by and for whites,...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.36 x 0.741 Inches
Book Weight:1.173 Pounds

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