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The Resource Presenting Oprah Winfrey, her films, and African American literature, edited by Tara T. Green

Presenting Oprah Winfrey, her films, and African American literature, edited by Tara T. Green

Label
Presenting Oprah Winfrey, her films, and African American literature
Title
Presenting Oprah Winfrey, her films, and African American literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tara T. Green
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
791.43092
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2287.W495
LC item number
P84 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Green, Tara T
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • African Americans in motion pictures
  • Race in motion pictures
  • African American women
  • Film adaptations
  • Motion pictures and literature
Label
Presenting Oprah Winfrey, her films, and African American literature, edited by Tara T. Green
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Collected essays originally presented at the 2006 annual convention of the College Language Association
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- The black matriarch's quest for love: Oprah Winfrey as Sofia in The color purple / Tara T. Green -- Oprah Winfrey and the trauma drama: "What's so good about feeling bad?" / Ricardo Guthrie -- Creating a legacy of disconnection: colorism and classism in Oprah Winfrey presents: The Wedding / Preselfannie Evet Whitfield McDaniels -- Wanderlust, hysteria, and insurrection: (re)presenting the "Beloved" sweet home men / Robert Randolph -- "Let the music play": music, meaning, and method in Oprah Winfrey presents: Their eyes were watching God / Neal Lester -- Blues, hope, and disturbing images: a comparison of Sapphire's Push and the film Precious / Wendy Rountree
Control code
ocn795759314
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 182 p.
Isbn
9781137282453
Lccn
2012024512
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1579640
  • (OCoLC)795759314
Label
Presenting Oprah Winfrey, her films, and African American literature, edited by Tara T. Green
Publication
Note
Collected essays originally presented at the 2006 annual convention of the College Language Association
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- The black matriarch's quest for love: Oprah Winfrey as Sofia in The color purple / Tara T. Green -- Oprah Winfrey and the trauma drama: "What's so good about feeling bad?" / Ricardo Guthrie -- Creating a legacy of disconnection: colorism and classism in Oprah Winfrey presents: The Wedding / Preselfannie Evet Whitfield McDaniels -- Wanderlust, hysteria, and insurrection: (re)presenting the "Beloved" sweet home men / Robert Randolph -- "Let the music play": music, meaning, and method in Oprah Winfrey presents: Their eyes were watching God / Neal Lester -- Blues, hope, and disturbing images: a comparison of Sapphire's Push and the film Precious / Wendy Rountree
Control code
ocn795759314
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 182 p.
Isbn
9781137282453
Lccn
2012024512
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1579640
  • (OCoLC)795759314

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