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Black Male Frames
African Americans in a Century of Hollywood Cinema, 1903–2003

Paper $19.95s    |    978-0-8156-3005-0    |    2018

Cloth $34.95s    |    978-0-8156-3382-2    |    2014

ebook 978-0-8156-5287-8

Charts the development and shifting popularity of two stereotypes of black masculinity in popular American film.

"Black Male Frames provides lay readers, students, and scholars with a thought-provoking examination of how commercial film, history, and politics remain interconnected and makes a commendable contribution to Syracuse University Press’s Television and Popular Culture series."—Journal of American Culture

"He discusses the rich history of the black experience, from the arrival of the first blacks in North America (in Jamestown) to the election of the first black US president and ways this history coincides with the emergence of these black male representations."—Choice

  Black Male Frames

Roland Leander Williams Jr.   Roland Leander Williams Jr. is associate professor in the Department of English at Temple University. He is the author of African American Autobiography and the Quest for Freedom.

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6 x 9, 224 pages, 9 black-and-white illustrations, bibliography, index

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