Articles tagged herb boyd

21 Feb 2008 // 8:59 PM

Baldwin’s Harlem: A Biography by Herb Boyd

Revisionist study of James Baldwin's life fails to provide useful context.

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Pound for Pound: A Biography of Sugar Ray Robinson by Herb Boyd with Ray Robinson II

When Boyd does make attempts at description, he produces painful prose. The boxing metaphors just keep coming.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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