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Fugitive testimony : on the visual logic of slave narratives / Janet Neary.

By: Neary, Janet [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2017Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780823272938; 0823272931; 9780823272891; 0823272893; 9780823272921; 0823272923; 9780823272945; 082327294X.Other title: On the visual logic of slave narratives.Subject(s): Slave narratives -- United States -- History and criticism | Slavery in art | Semiotics and the artsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fugitive testimony.DDC classification: 306.3/62092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction : representational static -- Sight unseen : contemporary visual slave narratives -- Behind the scenes and inside out : Elizabeth Keckly's use of the slave narrative form -- Optical allusions: textual visuality in running a thousand miles for freedom -- "The shadow of the cloud" : racial speculation and cultural vision in Solomon Northup's Twelve years a slave -- Gestures against movements : Henry Box Brown and economies of narrative performance -- Epilogue : racial violence, racial capitalism, and reading revolution: Harriet Jacobs, John Jones, Kerry James Marshall, and Kyle Baker.
"Fugitive Testimony examines African American slave narratives in light of contemporary artists' use of the genre within their visual art at the end of the twentieth century. It identifies a sustained representational strategy employed by black cultural producers across time to challenge the racial presumptions that manifest as artistic constraints." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: "Fugitive Testimony examines African American slave narratives in light of contemporary artists' use of the genre within their visual art at the end of the twentieth century. It identifies a sustained representational strategy employed by black cultural producers across time to challenge the racial presumptions that manifest as artistic constraints."--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : representational static -- Sight unseen : contemporary visual slave narratives -- Behind the scenes and inside out : Elizabeth Keckly's use of the slave narrative form -- Optical allusions: textual visuality in running a thousand miles for freedom -- "The shadow of the cloud" : racial speculation and cultural vision in Solomon Northup's Twelve years a slave -- Gestures against movements : Henry Box Brown and economies of narrative performance -- Epilogue : racial violence, racial capitalism, and reading revolution: Harriet Jacobs, John Jones, Kerry James Marshall, and Kyle Baker.

"Fugitive Testimony examines African American slave narratives in light of contemporary artists' use of the genre within their visual art at the end of the twentieth century. It identifies a sustained representational strategy employed by black cultural producers across time to challenge the racial presumptions that manifest as artistic constraints." -- Provided by publisher.

Print version record.

"Fugitive Testimony examines African American slave narratives in light of contemporary artists' use of the genre within their visual art at the end of the twentieth century. It identifies a sustained representational strategy employed by black cultural producers across time to challenge the racial presumptions that manifest as artistic constraints."--Provided by publisher.

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