Divas on screen : Black women in American film / Mia Mask

Author(s): Mask, Mia, 1969-
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Subjects: African American women in motion pictures
African American motion picture actors and actresses--Biography
Actresses--United States--Biography
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2009
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: ix, 306 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
1. Dorothy Dandridge's Erotic Charisma 13
2. Pam Grier: A Phallic Idol of Perversity and Sexual Charisma 58
3. Goldberg's Variations on Comedic Charisma 105
4. Oprah Winfrey: The Cathartic, Charismatic Capitalist 141
5. Halle Berry: Charismatic Beauty in a Multicultural Age 185
Notes 233
Selected Bibliography 269
Index 291
Notes: LCCN: 2008041246
ISBN: 9780252034220 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0252034228 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780252076190 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0252076192 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Dorothy Dandridge's erotic charisma -- Pam Grier : a phallic idol of perversity and sexual charisma -- Goldberg's variations on comedic charisma -- Oprah Winfrey : the cathartic, charismatic capitalist -- Halle Berry : charismatic beauty for a multicultural age
OCLC Number: 251192720
ISBN/ISSN: 9780252034220
0252034228
9780252076190
0252076192