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Oscar Micheaux & his circle : African-American filmmaking and race cinema of the silent era

Title
Oscar Micheaux & his circle : African-American filmmaking and race cinema of the silent era / Pearl Bowser, Jane Gaines, and Charles Musser, editors and curators.
Publication
  • Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2016.
  • ©2001

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Additional Authors
  • Bowser, Pearl, 1931-
  • Gaines, Jane, 1946-
  • Musser, Charles,
Description
xxx, 353 pages : illustrations; 28 cm
Alternative Title
  • African-American filmmaking and race cinema of the silent era
  • Oscar Micheaux and his circle : African-American filmmaking and race cinema of the silent era
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Conference papers and proceedings.
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Note
  • Chiefly papers presented at a conference held Jan. 1995, Yale University.
  • Reprint. Originally published by Indiana University Press, 2001.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 529-539) and index.
  • Includes filmography (pages 228-285).
Contents
1. Black silence and the politics of representation / Clyde R. Taylor -- 2. The notion of treatment : black aesthetics and film: based on an interview with Peter Hessli and additional contributions from Pearl Bowser / Authur Jafa -- 3. From shadows n shufflin' to spotlights and cinema: the Lafayette Players, 1915-1932 / Francesca Thompson -- 4. The African-American press and race movies, 1909-1929 / Charlene Regester -- 5. Oscar Micheaux's Within our gates: the possibilities for alternative visions / Michele Wallace -- 6. Within our gates : from race melodrama to opportunity narrative / Jane Gaines -- 7. Oscar Micheaux's The symbol of the unconquered: text and context / Pearl Bowser and Louise Spence -- 8. To redream the dreams of white playwrights : reappropriation and resistance in Oscar Micheaux's Body and soul / Charles Musser -- 9. Black patriarch on the prairie: national identity and black manhood in the early novels of Oscar Micheaux / Jayna Brown -- 10. Telling white lies : Oscar Micheaux and Charles W. Chesnutt / Corey K. Creekmur -- 11. Planes, trains, and automobiles : the Flying Ace, the Norman Company, and the Micheaux connection / Phyllis R. Klotman -- 12. Colored Players Film Corporation: An alternative to Micheaux / Charles Musser; Lost, then found: the wedding scence from The Scar of Shame (1929) / Pearl Bowswer -- 13. Richard D. Maurice and the Maurice Film Company / Pearl Bowser and Charles Musser -- 14. Cinematic foremothers : Zora Neale Hurston and Eloyce King Patrick Gist / Gloria J. Gibson -- Appendix A. The reemergence of Oscar Micheaux : a timeline and bibliographic essay / J. Ronald Green -- Appendix B. An Oscar Micheaux filmography : from the silents through his transition to sound. 1919-1931 / compiled by Charles Musser, Corey Creekmur, Pearl Bowser, Charlene Regester, Ron Green, and Louise Spence -- Appendix C. A Colored Players Film Corporation Filmography / compiled by Charles Musser -- Appendix D. Norman Film Manufacturing Company : production and theatrical release dates for all-black-cast films / compiled by Phyllis B. Klotman.
Call Number
Sc F 16-421
ISBN
  • 9780253021359
  • 0253021359
  • 9780253021557 (canceled/invalid)
  • 0253021553 (canceled/invalid)
Title
Oscar Micheaux & his circle : African-American filmmaking and race cinema of the silent era / Pearl Bowser, Jane Gaines, and Charles Musser, editors and curators.
Publisher
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2016.
Copyright Date
©2001
Edition
First paperback edition.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 529-539) and index.
Includes filmography (pages 228-285).
Local Note
SELECTED PAPERS FROM A 1995 CONFERENCE. REPRINT OF A 2001 ED.
Added Author
Bowser, Pearl, 1931- editor, contributor.
Gaines, Jane, 1946- editor, contributor.
Musser, Charles, editor, contributor.
Added Title
Oscar Micheaux and his circle : African-American filmmaking and race cinema of the silent era
African-American filmmaking and race cinema of the silent era
Research Call Number
Sc F 16-421
MWES (Micheaux, O.) 16-3953
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