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Dr. “King” Schultz as Ideologue and Emblem: The German Enlightenment and the Legacy of the 1848 Revolutions in Django Unchained

Robert von Dassanowsky

Robert von Dassanowsky is Professor of German and Film, and Carnegie/CASE Professor of the Year (Colorado) at U Colorado, Colorado Springs. Publications include Austrian Cinema: A History; Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America (ed); New Austrian Film (ed. w/ Oliver Speck) and Hofmannsthal’s “Der Schwierige” (ed. w/Martin Liebscher). He is also an independent film producer. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained : The Continuation of Metacinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Austrian actor Christoph Waltz embodied a negative take on Austria’s troubled postimperial identity and relationship with Nazism as the identity shifting SS officer Hans Landa in Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds (2009). The director creates...
...I use Black, black, and African American at different points throughout the essay, acknowledging the shifting signification of the term(s) over fifty years, between 1966, when Nina Simone wrote ‘Four Women’ and 2016, when Beyoncé directed...

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Film: What Does It Mean to Be a Black Film in Twenty-First Century America?

Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained : The Continuation of Metacinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...I. —Henry Louis Gates, Jr, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man (1997) We can agree that the notion of a unitary black man is as imaginary (and as real) as Wallace Stevens’s blackbirds are; and yet to be a black man...

How to perform a critical race analysis

Alessandra Raengo

Alessandra Raengo teaches in the Moving Image Studies doctoral program at Georgia State University, USA. Her research focuses on blackness in the visual and aesthetic fields. She is the author of On the Sleeve of the Visual: Race as Face Value, and coordinator of liquid blackness, a research project on blackness and aesthetics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Critical Race Theory and Bamboozled

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The purpose of this book has been to conceptualize how concerns addressed within Critical Race Theory can provide tools of formal analysis to be employed in film studies. The book’s narrative has drawn from three bodies of scholarship...

Guess Who’s Coming to Get Her: Stereotypes, Mythification, and White Redemption

Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained : The Continuation of Metacinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In recent memory, few films have polarized audiences like Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained (2012). While the film received an abundance of mostly positive reviews from critics, Django aroused a sizable group of objectors to voice...

Value and Violence in Django Unchained

William Brown

William Brown is Senior Lecturer in Film at the University of Roehampton, UK. He is the author of Supercinema: Film-Philosophy for the Digital Age (2013), Moving People, Moving Images: Cinema and Trafficking in the New Europe (2010), with Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin, and co-editor, with David Martin-Jones, of Deleuze and Film (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained : The Continuation of Metacinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Django Unchained tells the story of Dr. “King” Schultz (Christoph Waltz), who liberates a slave, Django (Jamie Foxx), from the Speck Brothers (James Remar and James Russo) so that he can then use Django’s familiarity with the Brittle...

Django and Lincoln: The Suffering Slave and the Law of Slavery

Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained : The Continuation of Metacinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Released in a season of Civil-War sesquicentennials—of the war itself, the Emancipation Proclamation, the Gettysburg Address, and the Thirteenth Amendment—Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained and Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln inevitably invite...

Introduction

Alessandra Raengo

Alessandra Raengo teaches in the Moving Image Studies doctoral program at Georgia State University, USA. Her research focuses on blackness in the visual and aesthetic fields. She is the author of On the Sleeve of the Visual: Race as Face Value, and coordinator of liquid blackness, a research project on blackness and aesthetics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Critical Race Theory and Bamboozled

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The term “Critical Race Theory” emerged in the context of legal studies in the 1980s but has since come to indicate, more broadly, scholarship from several disciplines in the humanities that focuses on issues of race. When scholars...

Survivors

Donald Bogle

Donald Bogle is one of the foremost authorities on African Americans in film and the arts. He is the author of the classic Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films, which is published by Continuum. His best-selling Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams: The Story of Black Hollywood received the Hurston/Wright Finalist Legacy Award in Non-fiction. His other books include the critically acclaimed Dorothy Dandridge: A Biography; Blacks in American Films and Television: An Illustrated Encyclopedia; and Primetime Blues: African Americans on Network Television. He has appeared on such television programs as Entertainment Tonight; Today; Good Morning, America; and Nightline; and has served as a commentator on such documentaries as Spike Lee’s Jim Brown: All-American, American Movie Classics’ Small Steps . . . Big Strides, and TV Land’s three-part series on African Americans on television. He also co-hosted Turner Classic Movies’ award-winning series Race and Hollywood. The first edition of the present book, Brown Sugar, covered eighty years of America’s black female superstars, and was turned into the highly successful four-part PBS documentary series by Mr. Bogle. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brown Sugar : Over One Hundred Years of America’s Black Female Superstars

Continuum, 2007

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...Donna Summer.In the seventies, the political fervor and turmoil of the previous decade slowly faded. And the diva discovered a nation eager once again for pure rituals and diversions. In a short period of time, the seventies shaped up...

“Crowdsourcing” “The Bad-Ass Slave”: A Critique of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained

Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained : The Continuation of Metacinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The philosophy of Franz Fanon articulated in his books The Wretched of the Earth (1963), the bible of the Black Revolution, and Black Skin, White Masks (1967) reached its apogee during the turbulent decade of the 1960s. Fanon theorized...