Troubling Beginnings

Troubling Beginnings : Trans(per)forming African American History and Identity

By (author) 

List price: US$47.96

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist


This interdisciplinary and creative study examines how African American culture is presented in American films and other media, and is a provocative re-reading of the historiography of black culture. The author examines and interprets a number of cultural texts deriving memory as interpreted by Freud and by Franz Fanon, mixed with Black Liberation Theology and Islamic more

Product details

  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 367g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138986208
  • 9781138986206

Table of contents

1. The Ambivalence of Identity Politics 2. Liberating Theologies: Ibn-Arabi's Bezels and James Cone's Christ 3. Flesh and Facts: Towards a Critical Psychoanalysis 4. Freeing Films: Reading Sankofa, Malcolm X and Panther 5. The Power to Trans(per)formshow more