The Resource White girls, Hilton Als

White girls, Hilton Als

Label
White girls
Title
White girls
Statement of responsibility
Hilton Als
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A varied collection of essays about white girls include Louise Brooks, Flannery O'Connor, Truman Capote, Richard Pryor, Malcolm X, Michael Jackson, Eminem, and others. Using his subjects as a springboard to analyze literature, photography, films, music, television, performance, race, gender, sexual orientation, and history, Als offers wry insights throughout
Summary
Weaving together his brilliant analyses of literature, art, and music with fearless insights on race, gender, and history. The result is an extraordinary, complex portrait of "white girls," as Als dubs them--an expansive but precise category that encompasses figures as diverse as Truman Capote and Louise Brooks, Malcolm X and Flannery O'Connor. In pieces that hairpin between critique and meditation, fiction and nonfiction, high culture and low, the theoretical and the deeply personal, Als presents a stunning portrait of a writer by way of his subjects, and an invaluable guide to the culture of our time
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Nonfiction
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10231478
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Als, Hilton
Dewey number
810.9/9287
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Als, Hilton
  • African American gay men
  • African American gay men
  • African American gays
  • African American gays
  • Gender identity
  • Sex role
  • Sex differences (Psychology)
  • Masculinity
  • Race awareness
  • Authors, American
Target audience
adult
Label
White girls, Hilton Als
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tristes Tropiques -- The women -- This lonesome place -- GWTW -- Philosopher or dog? -- White noise -- Michael -- The only one -- I am the happiness of this world -- Buddy Ebsen -- A Pryor love -- You and whose army? -- It will soon be here
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9781936365814
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
White girls, Hilton Als
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tristes Tropiques -- The women -- This lonesome place -- GWTW -- Philosopher or dog? -- White noise -- Michael -- The only one -- I am the happiness of this world -- Buddy Ebsen -- A Pryor love -- You and whose army? -- It will soon be here
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9781936365814
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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