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Black subjects : identity formation in the contemporary narrative of slavery

Arlene R. Keizer

2004

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (PS 374 .S58 K45 2004 )()

  • Title:
    Black subjects : identity formation in the contemporary narrative of slavery
  • Author: Arlene R. Keizer
  • Description: Introduction : "the middle passage never guessed its end" : New World slavery in contemporary literature -- Beloved : ideologies in conflict, improvised subjects -- Being, race, and gender : Black masculinity and western philosophy in Charles Johnson's works on slavery -- The chosen place, the timeless people : late capitalism in the Black Atlantic -- Performance, identity, and mulatto aesthetics in Derek Walcott's Dream on Monkey Mountain -- The geography of the Apocalypse : incest, mythology, and the fall of Washington city in Carolivia Herron's Thereafter Johnnie -- Conclusion : one lives by memory, not by truth.
    "The middle passage never guessed its end" : New World slavery in contemporary literature -- Beloved : ideologies in conflict, improvised subjects -- Being, race, and gender : black masculinity and western philosophy in Charles Johnson's works on slavery -- The chosen place, the timeless people : late capitalism in the black Atlantic -- Performance, identity, and "mulatto aesthetics" in Derek Walcott's Dream on Monkey Mountain -- The geography of the Apocalypse : incest, mythology, and the fall of Washington city in Carolivia Herron's Thereafter Johnnie -- "One lives by memory, not by truth".
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  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press
  • Format: xiii, 200 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0801440955 (cloth : alk. paper);ISBN 0801489040 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Walcott, Derek. Dream on Monkey Mountain; American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism; Slavery in literature; Caribbean literature (English) -- History and criticism; Identity (Psychology) in literature; African Americans in literature; Slave trade in literature; Blacks in literature
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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