By bell hooks
In the serious essays gathered in Black Looks, bell hooks interrogates previous narratives and argues for alternative routes to examine blackness, black subjectivity, and whiteness. Her concentration is on spectatorship—in specific, the best way blackness and black everyone is skilled in literature, song, tv, and particularly film—and her goal is to create a thorough intervention into the way in which we discuss race and illustration. As she describes: "the essays in Black Looks are supposed to problem and unsettle, to disrupt and subvert." As scholars, students, activists, intellectuals, and the other readers who've engaged with the booklet on account that its unique unencumber in 1992 can attest, that is precisely what those items do.
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