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Black Like Who : Writing - Black - Canada - by Rinaldo Walcott (Paperback)

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Twenty years ago Rinaldo Walcott's groundbreaking study of black culture in Canada, Black Like Who?, caused such an uproar upon its publication Insomniac Press has produced a special 20th anniversary edition. With its incisive readings of hip-hop, film, literature, social unrest, sports, music and the electronic media, Walcott's book not only assesses the role of black Canadians in defining Canada, it also argues strenuously against any notion of an essentialist Canadian blackness. As erudite on the issue of American super-critic Henry Louis Gates' blindness to black Canadian realities as he is on the rap, Walcott's essays are thought-provoking and always controversial in the best sense of the word. They have added and continue to add immeasurably to public debate.
Number of Pages: 282
Genre: Literary Criticism
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Litdistco
Author: Rinaldo Walcott
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2018
TCIN: 53904580
UPC: 9781554832071
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-0424
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