Wayward lives, beautiful experiments : intimate histories of social upheaval

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Full title: Wayward lives, beautiful experiments : intimate histories of social upheaval / Saidiya Hartman.
Main author: Hartman, Saidiya V., (Author)
Format: Book           
Edition: First edition.


Table of Contents:
  • A note on method
  • Cast of characters
  • Book One. She makes an errant path through the city. The terrible beauty of the slum
  • A minor figure
  • An unloved woman
  • An intimate history of slavery and freedom
  • Manual for general housework
  • An atlas of the wayward
  • A chronicle of need and want
  • In a moment of tenderness the future seems possible
  • Book Two. The sexual geography of the Black Belt. 1900. The tenderloin. 241 West 41st Street
  • 1909. 601 West 61st Street. A new colony of colored people, or Malindy in Little Africa
  • Mistah beauty, the autobiography of an ex-colored woman, select scenes from a film never cast by Oscar Micheaux, Harlem, 1920s
  • Family albums, aborted futures : a disillusioned wife becomes an artist, 1890 Seventh Avenue
  • Book Three. Beautiful experiments. Revolution in a minor key
  • Wayward : a short entry on the possible
  • The anarchy of colored girls assembled in a riotous manner
  • The arrested life of Eva Perkins
  • Riot and refrain
  • The socialist delivers a lecture on free love
  • The beauty of the chorus
  • The chorus opens the way.