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Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights

Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue


This volume collects essays that explore the variety of satiric productions in contemporary African American culture. Often dubbed “Post-Soul,” the artists of this period mark a change in political and aesthetic concerns from those embraced by artists of the Civil Rights period. Building off of Bertram Ashe’s notion of “blaxploration” – or the troubling of African American identity – this volume investigates the variety of means that African American artists have used to trouble the understanding of what it means to be black in contemporary America. The chapters in this collection offers the f ... More

Keywords: African American, Post-Soul, Satire, Interdisciplinary, Blaxploration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781617039973
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2017 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617039973.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Derek C. Maus, editor
State University of New York at Potsdam

James J. Donahue, editor
State University of New York at Potsdam

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