By Doris Witt

BLACK HUNGER
focuses on debates which have been waged over the time period 'soul food'
since the tumultuous period of the past due 1960's and early 1970's.

BLACK starvation appears to be like in particular at how the organization of African-
American girls with meals has helped constitution twentieth-century
psychic, cultural, sociopolitical, and monetary lifestyles in America.
An organization that has blossomed right into a complicated net of political,
religious, sexual and racial tensions among Blacks and whites,
and in the Black group itself.

Doris Witt makes use of vaudeville, literature, movie and cookbooks to
explore how meals has been used to perpetuate and problem racial
stereotypes. -- The RAWSISTAZ Reviewers

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Some women are born frail," she announces, with characteristic aplomb. "Some have frailty thrust upon them. " (2). Hurst then details her efforts to achieve frailty and therefore glory, admitting, "There was to come a time, fallen so low had I, when to stand with my nose plastered against the plate-glass windows of lunchroom emporiums, where flapjacks, later to be smothered under melting butter and golden syrup[,] were being juggled, became one of my favorite outdoor sports" (27). Having passed through the stage when she "pitied obesity in others, and did all in [her] power to either induce or encourage it" (33), Hurst reports that her current wish is to be freed from her obsession with food and dieting—though she fears that she is "too infected with this slimming phobia to hope for complete redemption" (52).

16 The questions raised by this information are readily apparent. Should "Baker and Farrell" be redesignated an inaccurate recollection (or transcription) of "Baker and Farron"? Was "Aunt Jeremiah" one of Baker's variations on "Aunt Jemima"— or perhaps simply an overworked reviewer's misapprehension of the name? In his vast Annals of the New York Stage, theatre historian George Odell sheds some light on these questions. Therein he lists numerous performances of Baker and Farron, and he reports that as early as 25 April 1881 the team had put on "a piece called The Emigrants, with P.

A global economic and political framework" ("Under" 54). S. black nationalisms as well. For this reason I, like many scholars of race during the 19905, have been challenged by Paul Gilroy's efforts in The Black Atlantic (1993) to formulate an alternative vision of black culture as a syncretic process which emerged out of an enforced diaspora, but which has subsequently been elaborated via voluntary transatlantic interchange. What Gilroy offers, in short, is a model for progressive black internationalism.

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