Black Studies Products

  • The Lemonade Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kinitra D. Brooks, Kameelah L. Martin

    The Lemonade Reader is in interdisciplinary collection that explores the nuances of Beyoncé’s 2016 visual album, Lemonade. Essays and editorials present fresh, cutting-edge scholarship fuelled by contemporary thoughts on film, material culture, religion, and black feminism. Envisioned as an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Theologizing Brexit

    A Liberationist and Postcolonial Critique, 1st Edition

    By Anthony G. Reddie

    This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the theological challenge presented by the new post-Brexit epoch. The referendum vote for Britain to leave the European Union has led to a seismic shift in the ways in which parts of the British population view and judge their compatriots. The subsequent…

    Hardback – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • The Light Inside

    Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Originally published in 2003, The Light Inside is a ground-breaking study of an Afro-Cuban secret society, its sacred arts, and their role in modern Cuban cultural history. Enslaved Africans and creoles developed the Abakuá Society, a system of men’s fraternal lodges, in urban Cuba beginnings in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Anti-Black Racism in Early Modern English Drama

    The Other “Other”, 1st Edition

    By Matthieu Chapman

    This is the first book to deploy the methods and ensemble of questions from Afro-pessimism to engage and interrogate the methods of Early Modern English studies. Using contemporary Afro-pessimist theories to provide a foundation for structural analyses of race in the Early Modern Period, it engages…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Routledge Companion to Christianity in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elias Kifon Bongmba

    The Routledge Companion to Christianity in Africa offers a multi-disciplinary analysis of the Christian tradition across the African continent and throughout a long historical span. The volume offers historical and thematic essays tracing the introduction of Christianity in Africa, as well as its…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • Interpreting Tyler Perry

    Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamel Santa Cruze Bell, Ronald L. Jackson II

    Tyler Perry has become a significant figure in media due to his undeniable box office success led by his character Madea and popular TV sitcoms House of Payne and Meet the Browns. Perry built a multimedia empire based largely on his popularity among African American viewers and has become a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press

    Framing Dissent, 1st Edition

    By Sarah J. Jackson

    Shifting understandings and ongoing conversations about race, celebrity, and protest in the twenty-first century call for a closer examination of the evolution of dissent by black celebrities and their reception in the public sphere. This book focuses on the way the mainstream and black press have…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Black Women Filmmakers and Black Love on Screen

    1st Edition

    By Brandale N. Mills

    This book offers a thorough analysis of how romantic love between Black men and women (referred to here as Black Love) is portrayed in Hollywood films, specifically from the perspective of Black female filmmakers. Using historical and contemporary images of Black female representation in the media…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Performing La Mestiza

    Textual Representations of Lesbians of Color and the Negotiation of Identities, 1st Edition

    By Ellen M. Gil-Gomez

    This book, first published in 2000, explores the intersections of race, gender and gay identities in writings by contemporary American lesbians of colour in order to show how this subject is sometimes ignored, sometimes brutalised and is very rarely able to survive on her own terms by constructing…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Proust, Cole Porter, Michelangelo, Marc Almond and Me

    Writings by Gay Men on Their Lives and Lifestyles from the Archives of the National Lesbian and Gay Survey, 1st Edition

    By National Lesbian & Gay Survey

    Drawn from years of archive material, this collection, first published in 1993, portrays the voices and experience of over sixty gay men from all walks of life. Here are presented the difficulties of coming out, but also the diverse nature of gay relationships and the impact of HIV and AIDS.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Lesbian Voices From Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Elena M. Martínez

    In spite of the attention that Latin American women writers have attracted in recent years, a book dedicated exclusively to those writers whose work primarily articulates a lesbian perspective was until now missing. The purpose of this book, first published in 1996, is to bring attention to and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Sexual Heretics

    Male Homosexuality in English Literature from 1850-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Reade

    The years between 1850 and 1900 were the vintage years of a discreet homosexual culture in England. In this period, educational, personal and foreign influences all contributed to the establishment of a trend expressed in the works of authors such as John Addington Symonds, Walter Pater, and A.E.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

2Series in Black Studies

Product Search