Gender and lynching : the politics of memory / [edited by] Evelyn M. Simien.
Contributor(s): Simien, Evelyn M.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 184 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781137001221 (electronic bk.); 1137001224 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Lynching -- Sex differences -- United States -- History | African American women -- Violence against -- United States -- History | Rape -- United States -- History | Lynching in literature | Lynching in art | Sexism -- United States -- History | Racism -- United States -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Gender and lynching.DDC classification: 364.1/34 LOC classification: HV6457 | .G46 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction / Evelyn M. Simien -- Mary Turner, hidden memory, and narrative possibility / Julie Buckner Armstrong -- Sisters in motherhood : the politics of race and gender in lynching drama / Koritha Mitchell -- The antislavery roots of African American women's antilynching literature, 1895-1920 / Barbara McCaskill -- "A woman was lynched the other day" : memory, gender, and the limits of traumatic representation / Jennifer D. Williams -- The politics of sexuality in Billie Holiday's "Strange fruit" / Fumiko Sakashita -- Gender, race, and public space : photography and memory in the massacre of East Saint Louis and the Crisis Magazine / Anne Rice / Notes on Contributors / Index.
Where much of the scholarship on lynching and its victims has focused on African American men, Gender and Lynching is the first to examine African American women in this history. The authorsprobe the reasons and circumstances surrounding the death and torture of African American female victims, employing such methodological approaches as comparative historical work, content and media analysis, and literary criticism.