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Black macho and the myth of the superwoman

Michele Wallace.
  • London ; New York : Verso, 1999.
  • Verso classics ed.
  • xxxviii, 228 pages ; 24 cm.
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Summary
  • "Originally published in 1978, this book caused a storm of controversy as Michele Wallace blasted the masculinist bias of the black politics that emerged from the sixties. She described how women remained marginalized by the patriarchal culture of Black Power and the ways in which a genuine female subjectivity was blocked by the traditional myths of black womanhood. In 1990 the author added a new introduction examining the debate the book had sparked between intellectuals and political leaders; an extensive bibliography of contemporary black feminist studies was also added."--BOOK JACKET.
Contents
  • How I saw it then, how I see it now
  • Black macho
  • The myth of the superwoman.
Other information
  • "First published by the Dial Press, New York [c1979]; this edition, with new introduction and bibliography, [first] published by Verso 1990"--T.p. verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-223) and index.
ISBN
  • 1859842968
  • 9781859842966
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 41579237
  • OCLC: 41579237