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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Acclaimed visionary and intellectual bell hooks began her exploration of the meaning of love in American culture with the bestselling All About Love: New Visions. Here she continues her love song to the nation in the groundbreaking and soul-stirring Salvation: Black People and Love.

Whether talking about the legacy of slavery, relationships and marriage in Black life, the prose and poetry of our most revered artists and leaders, the liberation movements of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s, or hip-hop and gangsta rap culture, hooks lets us know what love's got to do with it.

Salvation is work that helps us heal — and shows us how to create beloved American communities.

Synopsis:

Written from both historical and cultural perspectives, "Salvation" takes an incisive look at the transformative power of love in the lives of African Americans.

About the Author

Bell Hooks is a cultural critic, feminist theorist, and writer. Celebrated as one of our nation's leading public intellectual by The Atlantic Monthly, as well as one of Utne Reader's "100 Visionaries Who Could Change Your Life," she is a charismatic speaker who divides her time among teaching, writing, and lecturing around the world. Previously a professor in the English departments at Yale University and Oberlin College, hooks is the author of more than 17 books, including All About Love: New Visions; RememberedRapture: The Writer at Work; Wounds of Passion: A Writing Life; Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood; Killing Rage: Ending Racism; Art on My Mind: Visual Politics; and Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectual Life. She lives in New York City.

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ISBN:
9780060959494
Author:
Hooks, Bell
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
Hooks, Bell
Author:
by bell hooks
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Love
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Human Sexuality
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
African Americans - Social life and customs
Subject:
Man-woman relationships -- United States.
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Edition Number:
1st Perennial ed.
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Bell Hooks Love Trilogy (Paperback)
Series Volume:
107-82
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.98x5.30x.61 in. .42 lbs.

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