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Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership

Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership

Erica R. Edwards

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675456
eISBN:
9781452947488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675456.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Social and political change is impossible in the absence of gifted male charismatic leadership—this is the fiction that shaped African American culture throughout the twentieth century. If we ... More

Each Hour RedeemTime and Justice in African American Literature

Each Hour Redeem: Time and Justice in African American Literature

Daylanne K. English

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679898
eISBN:
9781452948553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679898.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Each Hour Redeem will be the first monograph to focus on how time has been represented materially, politically, and philosophically throughout the African American literary tradition. It therefore ... More

Midnight at the BarrelhouseThe Johnny Otis Story

Midnight at the Barrelhouse: The Johnny Otis Story

George Lipsitz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666782
eISBN:
9781452946689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666782.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Considered by many to be the godfather of R&B, Johnny Otis—musician, producer, artist, entrepreneur, pastor, disc jockey, writer, and tireless fighter for racial equality—has had a remarkable life by ... More

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