Download PDF by Jennifer Christine Nash: The Black Body in Ecstasy: Reading Race, Reading Pornography

By Jennifer Christine Nash

In The Black physique in Ecstasy, Jennifer C. Nash rewrites black feminism's conception of illustration. Her research strikes past black feminism's preoccupation with harm and restoration to think about how racial fictions can create an area of employer or even excitement for black girl matters. Nash's leading edge readings of hardcore pornographic motion pictures from the Seventies and Eighties increase a brand new approach to reading racialized pornography that makes a speciality of black women's pleasures in blackness: delights in toying with and subverting blackness, moments of racialized pleasure, planned enactments of hyperbolic blackness, and funny performances of blackness that poke enjoyable on the fantastical undertaking of race. Drawing on feminist and queer idea, severe race thought, and media experiences, Nash creates a brand new black feminist interpretative perform, one conscious of the messy contradictions—between pride and pain, among hope and degradation—at the center of black pleasures.

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