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The problem of embodiment in early African American narrative

Author: Katherine Fishburn
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Series: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 183.
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Offering a distinctive method for reading 19th century slave narratives, this work seeks to recover the philosophical foundations of African American literature. The text examines the tension between  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Fishburn, Katherine, 1944-
Problem of embodiment in early African American narrative.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997
(OCoLC)644073328
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Fishburn
ISBN: 0313303592 9780313303593
OCLC Number: 35986404
Description: xiii, 195 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface: What the Body Knows Acknowledgments Introduction: Seeing Otherwise Thinking Through the Body The Body's Recollection of Being The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass My Bondage and My Freedom Disappearing Acts The History of Mary Prince Our Nig; or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Epilogue: Justice in the Flesh Contending Forces: A Romance Illustrative of Negro Life North and South Iola Leroy, or Shadows Uplifted The House Behind the Cedars The Marrow of Tradition Bibliography Index
Series Title: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 183.
Responsibility: Katherine Fishburn.

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