Sambo : The Rise and Demise of an American Jester
By: Boskin, Joseph.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1988Description: 1 online resource (273 p.).ISBN: 9780195363531.Subject(s): Afro-American entertainers -- Biography | Afro-Americans in the performing arts | Fools and jesters -- United States | Popular culture -- United States | Sambo (Fictitious character) | Stereotype (Psychology) -- United States | United States -- Race relationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sambo : The Rise and Demise of an American JesterDDC classification: 306.484 | 306.4840899 LOC classification: E169.1 .B762 1988Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; 1 An Epitaph Read Backward in Time; 2 As His Name Is, So Is He; 3 Ladies and Gentlemen: Your Attention, Please! Would You Welcome The First American Entertainer SAMBO!!; 4 And Performing Today at Balls, Circuses, Theatres Picnics, Churches, Schools, and Prisons-The Indomitable, Spirited, Laughing . . .; 5 Impressions in Boldface; 6 Prismatic Projections; 7 The Camera Eye; 8 The Radio Ear: The Odd-Couples Connection; 9 The FooI as an Emancipator; Notes; Index
Traces the history of comic stereotype of the Black performer and explains how it was finally eradicated.
Description based upon print version of record.