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Haunting capital : memory, text and the Black diasporic body

Author: Hershini Bhana Young
Publisher: Hanover, N.H. ; Dartmouth College Press : Published by University Press of New England, ©2006.
Series: Reencounters with colonialism--new perspectives on the Americas.
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A combination of literary, diaspora, and trauma studies. In this book, the author sets out to re-theorize the African diaspora. Departing from traditional trauma studies, she explores the notion of  Read more...

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Young, Hershini Bhana.
Haunting capital.
Hanover, N.H. : Dartmouth College Press : Published by University Press of New England, ©2006
(OCoLC)607876073
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hershini Bhana Young
ISBN: 1584655186 1584655194 9781584655190 9781584655183
OCLC Number: 61027390
Description: ix, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Memory, text, body --
Opening heads and reaching shores : reading ghostly desire in Bessie Head's A question of power and Deborah Jack's Shore --
Between a push and a fall : the politics of re-memory in Gayl Jones's Corregidora --
Hungry women : economies of injury in Tsitsi Dangarembga' Nervous conditions --
The wounding of displacement : looking for home in Maryse Condé's Hérémakhonon --
Coda : the haunting distance between two places, South Africa and South Carolina.
Series Title: Reencounters with colonialism--new perspectives on the Americas.
Responsibility: Hershini Bhana Young.
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"Haunting Capital is a poetic, sensuous, highly original meditation on the black female body as text, as living text "embedded in the dense structures of memory." Hershini Young is forwarding a new, Read more...

 
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