By Novotny Lawrence,Jr., Gerald R. Butters,Gerald R. Butters Jr.,Walter Metz,Vivian N. Halloran,Charles E. Wilson Jr,Eric Pierson,Harrison Sherrod,Joseph S. Valle,Allyson Nadia Field,Laura Cook Kenna,Alfred L. Martin Jr.
Beyond Blaxploitation is divided into 3 sections that characteristic unique essays on numerous canonical blaxploitation motion pictures and others that both inspired the stream or in a few shape signify an important extension of it. the 1st part titled, “From Pioneer to Precursor to Blaxploitation,” facilities on 3 films—Cotton involves Harlem, Watermelon Man, and Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song—that ignited the African American movie cycle. the second one part, “The Canon and the now not so Canon,” is devoted to forging replacement concerns of a few of the main very hot blaxploitation movies, whereas additionally bringing consciousness to lesser-known movies within the circulate. the ultimate part, “Was, Is, or Isn’t Blaxploitation,” comprises 4 essays that supply major insights on motion pictures which are normally linked to blaxploitation yet contest conventional definitions of the move. additionally, this part beneficial properties chapters that tackle business elements that resulted in the construction of blaxploitation cinema and spotlight the restrictions of the time period itself.
Beyond Blaxploitation is a much-needed pedagogical software, informing movie students, critics, and enthusiasts alike, approximately blaxploitation’s richness and complexity.
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Beyond Blaxploitation (Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series) by Novotny Lawrence,Jr., Gerald R. Butters,Gerald R. Butters Jr.,Walter Metz,Vivian N. Halloran,Charles E. Wilson Jr,Eric Pierson,Harrison Sherrod,Joseph S. Valle,Allyson Nadia Field,Laura Cook Kenna,Alfred L. Martin Jr.