Item #16095 The Artificial White Man: Essays on Authenticity. Stanley Crouch.
The Artificial White Man: Essays on Authenticity

The Artificial White Man: Essays on Authenticity

NY: BooksCiviatas Books, 2004. 1st Edition. Hardcover_card stock spine. FIRST PRINTING. 5.75"x8.5" 244 indexed pgs. Black boards w/white letters to spine. DJ design by Pracher Designs. Author photograph by Martine Bisagni. Book design by Lisa Kreinbrink. Interior design by Kellan Peck. Spine straight, binding tight, pages clean w/soft tone. Not x-library, unclipped (no price) & unmarked. Secure ship w/track #. Fine-Collectible / Near Fine. Item #16095
ISBN: 9780465015153

In this penetrating collection of original essays, legendary gadfly and esteemed critic Stanley Crouch tackles the notion on authenticity-what it is, what it isn't, and what we make of it, for good or for bad. While the question of who's the real deal and who isn't has now seeped into nearly every corner of American culture, nowhere does the idea of authenticity hold greater sway than in the realm of ethnicity. In this bracing collection of original essays, Crouch brings all his rhetorical skills to bear on this animating-and polarizing-idea, and investigates the motives behind those who present themselves as authentic, those who claim to expose the inauthentic, and what this all tells us about the state of the arts-from the vaulted halls of literary fiction to the arena of soft drink-s...Source: Publisher.

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