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We Need New Diasporas

Yogita Goyal

in Runaway Genres: The Global Afterlives of Slavery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479829590
eISBN:
9781479819676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829590.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines recent celebrated fictions from the new African diaspora that remake American conceptions of race by placing them in relation to the history of the postcolonial state and its ... More


Coda: Last and First Things

Helen Small

in The Function of Cynicism at the Present Time

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198861935
eISBN:
9780191894756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861935.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

A brief Coda wrestles with the scope of the claims made for a strategic cynicism. It begins with the uncomfortable play between sceptical cynicism and much more impoverished cynicisms in Dinaw ... More


The Desire to Write Things Down: A Poetic Palimpsest on Certain Remarks by Penn Szittya

Mark Mcmorris

in Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn R. Szittya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243242
eISBN:
9780823243280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243242.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As an acknowledgment of Penn Szittya's affection and support for the Lannan Center, its founder and former director (2006-2009) Mark McMorris has written a verbal portrait of Penn. The inclusion of a ... More


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