- Title Pages
- Chapter One “Tyler Perry Presents …”: The Cultural Projects, Partnerships, and Politics of Perry’s Media Platforms
- Chapter Two From the Margins to Center Stage: Tyler Perry’s Popular African American Theatre
- Chapter Three Tyler Perry, T.D. Jakes, and the Birth of Gospel Cinema
- Chapter Four Worship at the Altar of Perry: Spectatorship and the Aesthetics of Testimony
- Chapter Five “All My Life I Had to Fight”: Domestic Trauma and Cinephilia in Tyler Perry’s Archive of Feelings
- Chapter Six “Who I Am Is Conflicting with This Dress I Got On”: Madea’s Intimate Public and the Possibilities and Limitations of False Disguise
- Chapter Seven One Man Hollywood: The Decline of Black Creative Production in Post-Network Television
- Chapter Eight Bring the Payne: The Erasure of the Black Sitcom and the Emergence of <i>Tyler Perry’s House of Payne</i>
- Chapter Nine Spike and Tyler’s Beef: Blackness, Authenticity, and Discourses of Black Exceptionalism
- Chapter Ten The Case for Calling George Lucas the “White Tyler Perry”
- Chapter Eleven To Brand and Rebrand: Questioning the Futurity of Tyler Perry
- From Madea to Media Mogul
- TreaAndrea M. Russworm, Samantha N. Sheppard, Karen M. Bowdre
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