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Envisioning Black Feminist Voodoo Aesthetics : African Spirituality in American Cinema (Hardcover)

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This book interrogates eight contemporary American films to determine what role the use of Voodoo in popular representations has played in the construction of black female imaginaries within the United States. It evaluates how filmmakers employ Voodoo aesthetics to reenact black women’s spirituality on screen by engaging themes of body politics, expressions of sexuality, agency, self-determination, and cultural appropriation.
Number of Pages: 207
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Black Diasporic Worlds: Origins and Evolutions from New World Slaving
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Kameelah L. Martin
Language: English
Street Date: September 30, 2016
TCIN: 51497243
UPC: 9781498523288
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-4682
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