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Bl St. Book Notes Lott Introduction: blackface minstrelsy: nineteenth century theatrical practice in which white men caricatured blacks for sport and profit “half a century of inurement to the uses of white supremacy”[1] 1840s minstrelsy came to seem the most representative national art
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Unformatted text preview: • Minstrelsy became a site of conflictual intensity for the politics of race, class and nation [8] Chapter 1: • Jim Crow: wrote songs depicting blacks • Huckelberry Finn: rants about a “free nigger” Chapter 2: “racial” production and the Social Unconscious of Blackface *...
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