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Between Breath and Death: Transatlantic Memory in Ntozake Shange's Sassafrass, Cypress, and Indigo and Julie Dash's Daughters of the Dust

Anissa Janine Wardi

in Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037455
eISBN:
9780813042343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037455.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter considers the Sea Islands, a primary port of entry for slaving vessels and a site of enduring West African retention practices, as a bridge to Africa. The geographic independence of ... More


Dancing Back into the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Area, 1973–1976

Halifu Osumare

in Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056616
eISBN:
9780813053530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056616.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 chronicles the author’s return to her home area after five years, now as a professional dancer-choreographer. She establishes her professional reputation in the Bay Area, one that will ... More


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