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Legba's crossing : narratology in the African Atlantic

Author: Heather Russell
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2009.
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Presents a descriptive critical theory for reading African Atlantic aesthetic production. This book examines how writers from the United States and the anglophone Caribbean challenge conventional  Read more...

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Russell, Heather, 1970-
Legba's crossing.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009009179
(OCoLC)314839326
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Russell
ISBN: 9780820336107 0820336106
OCLC Number: 593302984
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 202 pages)
Contents: Race, citizenship, and form : James Weldon Johnson's The autobiography of an ex-colored man --
The poetics of biomythography : the work of Audre Lorde --
Race, nation, and the imagination : Michelle Cliff's No telephone to heaven --
Jazz imaginings of the nation-state : Earl Lovelace's Salt --
Dis-ease, de-formity, and diaspora : John Edgar Wideman's The cattle killing.
Responsibility: Heather Russell.

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