The Problem of the Color(blind): Racial Transgression and the Politics of Black Performance - Theater: Theory/Text/Performance (Hardback)Brandi Wilkins Catanese (author)
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Publisher: The University of Michigan Press
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 550 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23 mm
Runner-up for the Errol Hill Award from the American Society for Theatre Research--Errol Hill Award, American Society for Theatre Research (11/13/2012)
"Beautifully written and cogently argued, Racial Transgressions addresses one of the most persistent socio-political questions in contemporary culture: 'are we a multicultural nation, or a colorblind one?' A tremendously illuminating study that promises to break new ground in the fields of theater and performance studies, African American Studies, feminist theory, cultural studies, and film and television studies."
--Daphne Brooks, Princeton University
"The Problem of the Color[blind] is a timely, well-written book that will appeal to students and scholars of African American theatre and performance studies, as well as those who are interested in critical race theory."
--Theatre Journal--La Donna L. Forsgren "Theatre Journal "
"Green does more than merely enable the reader to understand the development and conventions of a popular literary genre. Rather, he employs that genre as a lens through which to view the larger processes by which authors, printers, and political elites came to understand print's potential to reify or undermine..."
--Sixteenth Century Journal-- (06/18/2013)
"The majesty of Catanese's book anchors itself in her shift away from the history and mechanics of nontraditional casting and in her critical engagement with the concept of colorblindness."
--Harvey Young, Theatre History Studies
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