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

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Includes bibliographical references and index.(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.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
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Wallace-Sanders, Kimberly, 1962-
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