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Malcolm X.

Malcolm X

Robert E. Terrill

Michigan State University Press

Suite 25, Manly Miles Building

1405 South Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48823-5202

0870137301 $49.95 msupress.msu.edu

Written by an Assistant Professor of Communication at Indiana University, Bloomington, Malcolm X: Inventing Radical Judgment is a scholarly, intense, and philosophical analysis of Malcom X's oratory. Scrutinizing both the speeches that Malcolm X made while as a minister for the Nation of Islam and those made after he left the Nation, Malcolm X: Inventing Radical Judgment especially focuses upon the strategies of interpretation and judgment that Malcom X fostered in his audiences. Recontextualizing the radical judgment found in Malcolm X's rhetoric according to three disparate theoretical approaches, Malcolm X: Inventing Radical Judgment strives to reveal a better understanding of one man's speechmaking power that was so great its iconoclasm transcends the limits of individual contemporarty definitions.
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Date:Jul 1, 2005
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