Black Imagination and the Middle Passage (Innbundet)

Serie: The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute Series 


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1999
Antall sider: 304
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780195126402
Kategori: Kulturhistorie
Omtale Black Imagination and the Middle Passage
This volume of essays examines the forced dispossession of the Middle Passage through the texts, religious rites, economic exchanges, dance and music it elicited, both on the liminal transatlantic journey, and on the continent and eventual return. The totality of this collection establishes a broad topographical and temporal context for the Passage that extends from the interior of Africa across the Atlantic and to the interior of the Americas, and from the time of the Middle Passage to the present day. A collective narrative of itinerant cultural consciousness as represented in histories, myth and arts, these contributions reconceptualize the meaning of the Middle Passage for African American history and fiction.

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