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Brer Soul and the Mythic Being: Toward a Queer Logic of Dark Sense

Tavia Nyong'o

in Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479856275
eISBN:
9781479806386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856275.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Challenging accounts of black gender and sexuality that equate radicalism with misogynistic and patriarchal values, this chapter looks to the subversive cinema and performance art of the 1960s for ... More


Melvin Van Peebles: Gone Fishing

Mike Zwerin

in The Parisian Jazz Chronicles: An Improvisational Memoir

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108064
eISBN:
9780300127386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108064.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the author's meeting with American composer and author Melvin Van Peebles. It explains that the author met Van Peebles during rehearsals for the musical review Melvin Van ... More


Conclusion: Was there an American New Wave?

James Tweedie

in The Age of New Waves: Art Cinema and the Staging of Globalization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199858286
eISBN:
9780199367665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858286.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

While the phrase “American new wave” appeared in film circles in the 1960s and has surfaced sporadically in the intervening years, it has generally been replaced by terms like “American independent ... More


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