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Raising the dead : readings of death and (Black) subjectivity

Author: Sharon Patricia Holland
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2000.
Series: New Americanists.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suitable for students and scholars of American culture, African-American literature, literary theory, gender studies, queer theory, and cultural studies, this book presents an exploration of death's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Holland, Sharon Patricia.
Raising the dead.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2000
(DLC) 99046234
(OCoLC)42296351
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Patricia Holland
ISBN: 0822380382 9780822380382
OCLC Number: 52341278
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 235 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Death and the nation's subjects --
Bakulu discourse: bodies made "flesh" in Toni Morrison's Beloved --
Telling the story of genocide in Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the dead --
(Pro)creating in imaginative spaces and other queer acts: Randall Kenan's A visitation of spirits and its revival of James Baldwin's absent Black gay man in Giovanni's room --
"From this moment forth, we are Black lesbians": querying feminism and killing the self in Consolidated's Business of punishment --
Critical conversations at the boundary between life and death.
Series Title: New Americanists.
Responsibility: Sharon Patricia Holland.

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"A work of theoretical power and brilliant interpretive prowess."-Wahneema Lubiano, Duke University "A thorough, challenging, and compelling investigation of the themes of subjectivity, death, and Read more...

 
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