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

Michael Jackson and the Blackface Mask

Michael Jackson and the Blackface Mask( )
Author: Manning, Harriet
Series title:Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $109.95
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 9.126 Inches

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