* Due to the closure for the Front Porch Construction Project, items located Downtown will not be used to fill requests, and items requested for pickup Downtown will be held at the Traverwood Branch. Unexpired requests will return to the Downtown Library when the Library reopens.

(No ratings yet - Login to add yours)
  • Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2002.
  • Year Published: 2002
  • Description: xiv, 350 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0472067079 :

Additional Credits


Recently Listed On

No tags, currently.

Login to add tags

Share This

AADL currently owns no copies of this item
  • Book

Skin deep, spirit strong : : the Black female body in American culture

There are no copies available

Where To Find It

No copies found.

Additional Details

The body politic: black female sexuality and the nineteenth-century Euro-American imagination / Beverly Guy-Sheftall -- "Some could suckle over their shoulder": male travelers, female bodies, and the gendering of racial ideology, 1500-1770 / Jennifer L. Morgan -- Gender, race, and nation: the comparative anatomy of "Hottentot" women in Europe, 1815-17 / Anne Fausto-Sterling -- Economies of the flesh: representing the black female body in art / Lisa Collins -- Faith Ringgold's Slave rape series / Lisa E. Farrington -- The black look and "the spectacle of whitefolks": wildness in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Rachel Adams -- Naked, neutered, or noble: the black female body in America and the problem of photographic history / Carla Williams -- "The prettiest specimen of boyhood": cross-gender and racial disguise in Pauline E. Hopkin's Winona / Siobhan B. Somerville --

"Coming out blackened and whole": fragmentation and regeneration in Audre Lorde's Zami and The cancer journals / Elizabeth Alexander -- What (n)ever happened to Aunt Jemima: eating disorders, fetal rights, and black female appetite in contemporary American culture / Doris Witt -- Mastering the female pelvis: race and the tools of reproduction / Terri Kapsalis -- Black (w)holes and the geometry of black female sexuality / Evelynn Hammonds -- Directing the gaze: an inside look at making Naked acts / Bridgett Davis.

Community Reviews

No reviews have been written yet. You could be the first!

Login to write a review of your own.