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Title Erasing public memory : race, aesthetics, and cultural amnesia in the Americas / edited by Joseph A. Young, Jana Evans Braziel.

Published Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.80097 ERAS    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description 280 pages ; 24 cm
Notes Based on the Race in the Humanities conference, held in Nov. 2001 at Univ. of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : race, art, and humanistic disavowal : unraveling the historical nexus of race and aesthetics, refusing the erasure of public memory / Joseph A. Young and Jana Evans Braziel -- 1. Genre, race, erasure : a genealogical critique of "American" autobiography / Jana Evans Braziel -- 2. Erasure and retrieval of public memory : artful deceit in Mary Johnston's Prisoners of hope and subtle disclosure in Pauline Bouve's Their shadows before / Joseph A. Young -- 3. An epistemology of ignorance : hierarchy, exclusion, and the failure of multiculturalism in the modern literary top 100 / David J. Vazquez -- 4. Soul for sale? : Cuban counterpoint in Madrid / Jerome Branche -- 5. Succor for the ailing Jewish body : images of Jewish racial degeneracy and Zionist cultural work in Palestine / Arieh Bruce Saposnik -- 6. The pillory/pelourinho in open-air museums in the US and Brazil : a site of racism and racial reconciliation / Paula Straile -- 7. Re-tracing the unruly boundaries of the Jewish body in Barnett Newman's Stations of the cross / Nancy Nield Buchwald -- 8. Poetry : "Danger flammable," "When the snow arrived," "Nine innings to go" / Sean Thomas Doughtery.
Other author Young, Joseph A.
Braziel, Jana Evans, 1967-
Subject Racism -- America -- Congresses.
Memory -- Social aspects -- America -- Congresses.
Memory -- Political aspects -- America -- Congresses.
Aesthetics -- Social aspects -- America -- Congresses.
Aesthetics -- Political aspects -- America -- Congresses.
Race in literature -- Congresses.
Race in art -- Congresses.
America -- Race relations -- Congresses.
America -- Intellectual life -- Congresses.
ISBN 9780881460766 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0881460761 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780881460582 (paperback: alk. paper)
0881460583 (paperback: alk. paper)