Women of Blaxploitation

Women of Blaxploitation

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qThis study examines ways blaxploitation heroines reshaped the presentation of African American actresses on screen and the perception of African American females in general. It discusses the social, political and cultural context in which blaxploitationfHow the Black Action Film Heroine Changed American Popular Culture Yvonne D. Sims ... black detective write Chester Himesa#39; novel of the same name and starred African American actors Geoa€orey Cambridge and Raymond ... and from black mythology and folklore.3 He used some of the heroic elements which white culture had popularized in such films as ... black folklorea€”one skilled in performing sexually, evading the police, and fighting.5 The Sweetback character and the movieanbsp;...

Title:Women of Blaxploitation
Author:Yvonne D. Sims
Publisher:McFarland - 2006-08-24


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