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    Free read Darkest America Yuval Taylor ¸ 4 review characters · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Yuval Taylor The things this book does well it does really well It's worth reading just for the easy to understand description of what a minstrel show was likeBut the uestion at the heart of the book Why did black people enjoy black blackface minstrelsy? never gets a good answer And I think this is in part because they too easily dismiss white blackface m

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    Free read Darkest America PDF DOWNLOAD Darkest America ✓ Yuval Taylor Very frustrating read The conclusion such as it is is that almost every performance by African American artists is subject to devolving into minstrelsy By not carefully defining terms the author strings together trenchant reviews without posing constructive alternatives Surely it is not the case that no Black artists have agency or

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    Yuval Taylor ¸ 4 review PDF DOWNLOAD Darkest America ✓ Yuval Taylor So i am doing research on various minstrel traditions particularly the black face tradition Ultimately this book aimed for popular consumption is strangely written and the authors do not position themselves well I appreciate their

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Darkest America ✓ Yuval Taylor I appreciate the reviews written by Betsy Phillips and Oliver BatemanI read the book not having yet? viewed most of the performances cited hoping to understand what is going on under this umbrella of sensitive or unapproachable topics For cultures not of the USA minstrelsy is an unknown; It has seemed to appear at times people wanted to dress like their guests or hosts to show them their differences are respected by tr

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    characters · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Yuval Taylor PDF DOWNLOAD Darkest America ✓ Yuval Taylor Yuval Taylor ¸ 4 review What this book did for me was to expose me to concepts and cultural allusions I'd never heard of before Some of them I had heard of but very infreuently I'm reviewing this a few years after I read it but it doesn't necessarily resonate on any level except general interest for me It also offered some other readings which might better contextualize the content As someone not versed in any kind of analysis of comedy I'm loathe to say read it o

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Darkest America ✓ Yuval Taylor I simply lost interest May return to it someday

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Darkest America ✓ Yuval Taylor Yuval Taylor ¸ 4 review characters · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Yuval Taylor Two white dudes Yuval Taylor and Jake Austen decided to tackle minstrelsy's complicated history in an accessible work that takes the subject right up to the present and here's what we got It's not bad really there'

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Darkest America ✓ Yuval Taylor Yuval Taylor ¸ 4 review Free read Darkest America I learned a lot about minstrel shows and minstrelsy but I really didn't think the book connected to hip hop well

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    Yuval Taylor ¸ 4 review characters · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Yuval Taylor Free read Darkest America interesting read on the past and present application of black minstrel characterization as well as which ones were inherently racist and what was not To me it is very intriguing the dynamics surrounding comedy turning from discomfortable performance to blatant racist which is both subtle and shocking I'd be interesting to dialogue book club fashion around this book with those that are nonwhite

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  • Hardcover
  • 364
  • Darkest America
  • Yuval Taylor
  • English
  • 28 February 2018
  • 9780393070989

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Free download à Darkest America ß PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ke Lee and Lil Wayne Darkest America explores the origins heyday and present day manifestations of this tradition exploding the myth that it was a form of entertainment that whites foisted on blacks and shining a sure to be controversial light on how these incendiary performances can be not only demeaning but also paradoxically liberati. I learned a lot about minstrel shows and minstrelsy but I really didn t think the book connected to hip hop well or adeuately and the last few chapters somewhat felt like padding The discussion of Zora Neale Hurston and Their Eyes Were Watching God specifically wasn t substantial enough to convince me of their argument and it was so out of order in terms of the chronological structure of this book that it seemed like a strange accidental editorial decision The section discussing Bill Cosby s influence on television was especially heartbreaking given the scandals surrounding him His legacy has likely been tarnished beyond repair which is such a loss for many reasons

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Free download à Darkest America ß PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook An exploration and celebration of a controversial tradition that contrary to popular opinion is alive and active after than 150 yearsYuval Taylor and Jake Austen investigate the complex history of black minstrelsy adopted in the mid nineteenth century by African American performers who played the grinning blackface fool to entertain bla. Very frustrating read The conclusion such as it is is that almost every performance by African American artists is subject to devolving into minstrelsy By not carefully defining terms the author strings together trenchant reviews without posing constructive alternatives Surely it is not the case that no Black artists have agency or control over their performances Yes the pomo observation that the writerperformer loses control of their product once it is perceived by others applies yet I can t see every performance as just minstrelsy It also would be helpful to compare and contrast the critiued performances with racial dynamics elsewhere such as South Africa and Australia A start but no clear finish

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Free download à Darkest America ß PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ck and white audiences We now consider minstrelsy an embarrassing relic but once blacks and whites alike saw it as a black art form and embraced it as such And as the authors reveal black minstrelsy remains deeply relevant to popular black entertainment particularly in the work of contemporary artists like Dave Chappelle Flavor Flav Spi. I appreciate the reviews written by Betsy Phillips and Oliver BatemanI read the book not having yet viewed most of the performances cited hoping to understand what is going on under this umbrella of sensitive or unapproachable topics For cultures not of the USA minstrelsy is an unknown It has seemed to appear at times people wanted to dress like their guests or hosts to show them their differences are respected by trying to be like because people are comfortable with their own in group Cue the outcry of the offended Is there a world history book which might include many similar cultural offenses Or does history means sovereign states while sociology covers cultureMy take away is no matter how racist it is to act out stereotypes the performer can subvert it to their own ends such as the joy of performing earning an income or making fun of the stereotypedstereotyper as applicable Further performers whether stereotyped or stereotyper are freed of social conventions while on stageWith my new limited understanding of this mocking art form I wonder what about humor permits self deprecation but prohibits pretending to be self deprecating in order to point out the very same absurdity of the situation or stereotypes Happily Oliver Bateman identified a tome that may yield an answer for me Mel Watkin s On The Real Side