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'Racing the screen: Race and hegemony in African American television
Race is represented, constructed, and negotiated on television just as it is in the texts of more traditional literature. In the course of the cultural struggle for access to the expressive spaces that are television shows, ...
Architectural grotesque: Impersonal affects and the new queer cinematic
Criticism on queer cinema, with its emphasis on irreverence, pastiche, and gender construction, has lost its political efficacy because the aesthetic criteria and cultural conditions in which it is received are becoming ...
Haunted heritage: History, memory, and violence in the drama of August Wilson and Suzan-Lori Parks
Ghosts, specters, and spirits visit frequently the pages of African American literature. In Haunted Heritage: History, Memory, and Violence in the Drama of August Wilson and Suzan-Lori Parks I examine the question of ...
The American novel and its film adaptation
A longstanding division in the field of adaptation theory has separated the great American novel and its film adaptation based on the difference of the two mediums. I argue that the tendency to separate the two is unproductive ...