Birth of a Nation Hood: Gaze, Script and Spectacle in the O.J.Simpson Case

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9780099765516: Birth of a Nation Hood: Gaze, Script and Spectacle in the O.J.Simpson Case

Toni Morrison contributes an introduction and brings together thirteenessays, all written especially for this book, by distinguished academics - black and white, male and female - on one of the grimmest and most revealing moments of American history: the O J Simpson case.

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Toni Morrison was born in Lorain, Ohio. She now divides her time between Rockland County, New York, and Princeton, New Jersey. She is Robert F. Goheen Professor, Council of Humanities, Princeton University. She is the author of six novels: The Bluest Eye, Sula, Song of Solomon, which won the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and Jazz. Her most recent book is Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination. In 1993 she won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Claudia Brodsky Lacour is Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University and Directeur de Programme at the College International de Philosophie, Paris. She is the author of The Imposition of Form: Studies in Narrative Representation and Knowledge and Lines of Thought: Discourse, Architectonics, and the Origin of Modern Philosophy, and a contributor to Race-ing Justice, En-gendering Power: Essays on Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, and the Construction of Social Reality, edited by Toni Morrison.

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"Cool, sobering and often bizarre"

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