The Resource Negroland: : a memoir, Margo Jefferson, (electronic resource)

Negroland: : a memoir, Margo Jefferson, (electronic resource)

Label
Negroland: : a memoir
Title
Negroland:
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Margo Jefferson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At once incendiary and icy, mischievous and provocative, celebratory and elegiac-here is a deeply felt meditation on race, sex, and American culture through the prism of Margo Jefferson's rarefied upbringing and education among a black elite concerned with distancing itself from whites and the black generality while tirelessly measuring itself against both.Born in upper-crust black Chicago-her father was for years head of pediatrics at Provident, at the time the nation's oldest black hospital; her mother was a socialite-Margo Jefferson has spent most of her life among (call them what you will) the colored aristocracy, the colored elite, the blue-vein society. Since the nineteenth century, they have stood apart, these inhabitants of Negroland, "a small region of Negro America where residents were sheltered by a certain amount of privilege and plenty."Reckoning with the strictures and demands of Negroland at crucial historical moments-the civil rights movement, the dawn of feminism, the fallacy of postracial America-Margo Jefferson brilliantly charts the twists and turns of a life informed by psychological and moral contradictions. Aware as it is of heartwrenching despair and depression, this book is a triumphant paean to the grace of perseverance
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jefferson, Margo
Dewey number
305.896/0730773110904
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Robin Miles
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Miles, Robin
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jefferson, Margo
  • Jefferson family
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • African Americans
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Negroland: : a memoir, Margo Jefferson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11495246
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
Color
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unknown
Control code
MWT11495246
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 59 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11495246
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Negroland: : a memoir, Margo Jefferson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11495246
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11495246
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 59 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11495246
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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