"Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectual Life" ( Bell Hooks & Cornell West ) Essay by The Research Group

"Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectual Life" ( Bell Hooks & Cornell West )
Critical summary of essays & dialogues on black sexuality, spirituality, politics, work & play.
# 20682 | 1,350 words | 1 source | 1993 | US
Published on Feb 27, 2003 in Literature (American) , African-American Studies (General)


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"This study will provide a critical summary of Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectual Life, by bell hooks and Cornel West. The book is composed of ten sections, including an introduction, six of which are dialogues and mutual interviews between the two authors. Two sections are brief biographies of each author by the other, and the final two sections are separate essays by the authors on black intellectual life.

The book is a fascinating cornucopia of dialogue and ideas and insights related to almost every aspect of black life and culture. Uniting the different sections of the book is the authors' goal of creating a more inclusive and loving black community through the expression of their "testimony." bell hooks presents a concept of testimony which guides this book:

Testimony is an integral part of the Black religious.."

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