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Author Gabbard, Krin.

Title Black magic : White Hollywood and African American culture / Krin Gabbard.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  791.4308996 G111b 2004    ---  Available
Description xi, 324 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-304) and index.
Contents Black magic, disembodied. Marlon Brando's jazz acting and the obsolescence of blackface ; Borrowing Black masculinity : Dirty Harry finds his gentle side ; Passing tones : The talented Mr. Ripley and Pleasantville -- Serving the white audience. The racial displacements of Ransom and Fargo ; Black angels in America : millennial solutions to the "race problem" -- Unrepresentable subjects. Evidence : Thelonious Monk's challenge to jazz history ; Revenge of the Nerds : representing the White male collector of Black music -- Black magic, inverted. Robert Altman's jazz history lesson ; Spike Lee meets Aaron Copland.
Subject African Americans in motion pictures.
Jazz in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Motion pictures and music.
Motion picture music -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0813533848 (pbk. : alk. paper)
081353383X (alk. paper)

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