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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Thinking through the body --
The body's recollection of being --
Disappearing acts --
Epilogue: Justice in the flesh
Series Title: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 183.
Responsibility: Katherine Fishburn.

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"Focusing primarily on concepts of Maurice Merleau-Ponty, the author presents an impressive range of Eurocentric theory to explicate five slave narratives, illustrating ways in which each argues from Read more...

 
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