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Romance, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literature.

Author: Yogita Goyal
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture, 159
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Identifies the tensions between romance and realism in the literature of African diaspora, discussing Du Bois, Achebe, Wright, and Phillips.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Goyal, Yogita.
Romance, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literature.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yogita Goyal
ISBN: 9780511768583 0511768583
OCLC Number: 645097981
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: the romance of diaspora; Chapter 1 From domestic allegory to imperial romance: Pauline Hopkins and racial mixture; Chapter 2 From double consciousness to diaspora: W.E.B. Du Bois and black internationalism; Chapter 3 From nativism to nationalism: Joseph Casely Hayford, Chinua Achebe, and colonial modernity; Chapter 4 From romance to realism: Richard Wright and nation time; Chapter 5 From revolution to arrested decolonization: Ama Ata Aidoo and the long view of history. Chapter 6 From return to redemption: Caryl Phillips and postcolonial hybridityNotes; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture, 159

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Identifies the tensions between romance and realism in the literature of African diaspora, discussing Du Bois, Achebe, Wright, and Phillips.

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