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Inventing the Metropolis: Josiah Semouse's Travel Diary and the Dilemmas of Representation

Veit Erlmann

in Music, Modernity, and the Global Imagination: South Africa and the West

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195123678
eISBN:
9780199868797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123678.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Choir member Josiah Semouse kept a journal of the tour of the African Choir to England. Published in his native Sesotho language in the missionary press, Semouse's journal is the first example of ... More


F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover's Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature

William J. Maxwell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691130200
eISBN:
9781400852062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691130200.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Few institutions seem more opposed than African American literature and J. Edgar Hoover's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). But behind the scenes, the FBI's hostility to black protest was ... More


Domestic Tragedy as Racial Protest

CLAUDIA TATE

in Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine’s Text at the Turn of the Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108576
eISBN:
9780199855094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108576.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In this chapter, selected works of Angelina Weld Grimke are looked on to elucidate three important sites in the tradition of black writing. The first site marks a point when the plot of ideal ... More


Conclusion: Some Remarks on the Critical Implications of Queer Black Marxism

Gary Edward Holcomb

in Claude McKay, Code Name Sasha: Queer Black Marxism and the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030494
eISBN:
9780813039381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030494.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This conclusion offers some comments and remarks on the future of McKay studies including black literary studies, radical left historicism, and cultural studies. The conclusion notes that while ... More


Impossible Objects: M. NourbeSe Philip, Harryette Mullen, and the Diaspora Feminist Aesthetics of Accumulation

Samantha Pinto

in Difficult Diasporas: The Transnational Feminist Aesthetic of the Black Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759486
eISBN:
9780814789360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759486.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on Harryette Mullen's Muse and Drudge (1995) and M. NourbeSe Philip's She Tries Her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks (1989). Both poets redeploy race, gender, and diaspora ... More


Blankness/(Dis)integration: The First Novel Cycle

Andrew Asibong

in Marie NDiaye: Blankness and Recognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319464
eISBN:
9781781380994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319464.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter argues that NDiaye’s first five novels chart the disintegration of essentially orphaned subjects who are desperate to find acceptance. Uncertain of the solidity of either parental or ... More


A Transnational Poetics

Jahan Ramazani

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226703442
eISBN:
9780226703374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703374.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Poetry is often viewed as culturally homogeneous, “stubbornly national,” in T. S. Eliot's phrase, or “the most provincial of the arts,” according to W. H. Auden. But this book uncovers the ... More


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