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Traveling texts and the work of Afro-Japanese cultural production : two haiku and a microphone

Title
Traveling texts and the work of Afro-Japanese cultural production : two haiku and a microphone / edited by William H. Bridges IV and Nina Cornyetz.
ISBN
9781498505475
1498505473
9781498505482
Publication
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2015]
Physical Description
viii, 294 pages ; 24 cm.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
August 25, 2015
Series
New studies of modern Japan.
New studies of modern Japan
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: Work it: traveling texts and the work of reading Afro-Japanese cultural exchange / William H. Bridges IV and Nina Cornyetz
Art and performance. Urban geishas: reading race and gender in Irozealb's paintings / Crystal Anderson
The theatrics of Japanese blackface: body as mannequin / Nina Cornyetz
Abbey Lincoln and Kazuko Shiraishi's art-making as spiritual labor / Yuichiro Onishi and Tia-Simone Gardner
Poetry and literature. Playing the dozens on zen: Amiri Baraka's journey from a "pre-black" Bohemian outsider to a "post-American low coup" poet / Michio Arimitsu
Richard Wright's haiku and modernist poetics / Yoshinobu Hakutani
In the beginning: blackness and the 1960s creative nonfiction of Oe Kenzaburô / William H. Bridges IV
Future-oriented blackness in shawa robot culture, 1924 to 1963 / Anne McKnight
Sound, song, music. "This is who I am": Jero and the polycultural politics of black Enka / Kevin Fellezs
Extending diaspora: the NAACP and up-"lift" cultures in the interwar black Pacific / Shana Redmond
Hip-hop and reggae in recent Japanese social movements / Noriko Manabe
Can the Japanese rap? / Dexter Thomas Jr
Race, ethnicity and affective community in Japanese rastafari / Marvin Sterling.
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