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Early Black Atlantic Crossings: Lawrence Hill’s

Tuire Valkeakari

in Precarious Passages: The Diasporic Imagination in Contemporary Black Anglophone Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062471
eISBN:
9780813051963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062471.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses Lawrence Hill’s The Book of Negroes, in which the diasporic ur-experience is expanded to cover post–Middle Passage migrations as well. Both a neo-slave narrative and a ... More


The Minor Intimacies of Race: Asian Publics in North America

Christine Kim

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040139
eISBN:
9780252098338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040139.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

An attempt to put an Asian woman on Canada's $100 bill in 2012 unleashed enormous controversy. The racism and xenophobia that answered this symbolic move toward inclusiveness revealed the nation's ... More


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