Book Acquired Recently: Amy Abugo Ongiri’s Spectacular Blackness

Ongiri, Amy Abugo. Spectacular Blackness: The Cultural Politics of the Black Power Movement and the Search for a Black Aesthetic. Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 2010.

One of my research interests within African American literature is the Black Arts Movement, which has been mostly ignored by critics until recent years. Most texts from the movement are electric, enjoyable to read because of their energy and their commitment to political change. I bought Ongiri’s book because of this interest.

Bought on amazon.com.

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