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Description - With a Crooked Stick--The Films of Oscar Micheaux by J. Ronald Green

A comprehensive guide to the surviving films of a remarkable African American filmmaker In With a Crooked Stick, J. Ronald Green provides a detailed analysis of each of Micheaux's 15 surviving films. He presents critical commentary on each film's plot and action and its contribution to the overall theme of uplift. Readers will also find this an invaluable guide to the preoccupations and features of Micheaux's remarkable career and the insight it provides into the African American experience of the 1920s and 30s.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780253217158
ISBN-10: 0253217156
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 18-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - J. Ronald Green

J. Ronald Green is Professor of Film Studies in the Department of History of Art at Ohio State University. He is author of Straight Lick: The Cinema of Oscar Micheaux (IUP, 2000).