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ACT Like You Know African American Autobiography and White Identity Free read Æ 107 Well contends a fundamental elusiveness to that identity Whiteness defines itself as normative as a neutral form of the human condition marking all other forms of identity as racial or ethnic deviations Invisible to itself white identity seeks to define its essence over and against those other identities in effect defining itself through opposition and oppression By maintaining fictions of black licentiousness violence and corruption white identity is able to cast itself as humane benevolent and pure; the stereotype fabricates not only the oppressed but the oppressor as well Sartwell argues that African American auto.Read & Download ACT Like You Know African American Autobiography and White Identity
ACT Like You Know African American Autobiography and White Identity Free read Æ 107 Frederick Douglass Harriet Jacobs WEB DuBois Zora Neale Hurston Malcolm X their words speak firmly elouently personally of the impact of white America on the lives of African Americans Black autobiographical discourses from the earliest slave narratives to the most contemporary urban raps have each in their own way gauged and confronted the character of white society For Crispin Sartwell as philosopher cultural critic and white male these texts through their exacting insights and external perspective provide a rare opportunity a means of glimpsing and gaining access to contents and core of white identityThere is Sart.
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ACT Like You Know African American Autobiography and White Identity Free read Æ 107 Biography perceives white identity from a particular and uniue vantage point; one that is knowledgeable and intimate yet fundamentally removed from the white world and thus unencumbered by its obfuscating claims to normativityThroughout this provocative work Sartwell steadfastly recognizes the many ways in which he too is implicated in the formulation and perpetuation of racial attitudes and discourse In Act Like You Know he challenges both himself and others to take a long hard look in the mirror of African American autobiography and to find there in the light of those narratives the visible features of white identi.