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Territories of the soul : queered belonging in the Black diaspora

Author: Nadia Ellis
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nadia Ellis theorizes the experience of belonging to the African diaspora as living within the space between the land and the soul. She uses a utopian concept of queerness and analyses of African  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nadia Ellis
ISBN: 9780822359159 0822359154 9780822359289 0822359286
OCLC Number: 890510003
Description: xii, 243 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the queer elsewhere of Black diaspora --
The attachments of C.L.R. James --
The fraternal agonies of Baldwin and Lamming --
Andrew Salkey and the queer diasporic --
Burning Spear and Nathaniel Mackey at large --
Epilogue : dancehall's urban possession.
Responsibility: Nadia Ellis.

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"Fearlessly following the roving movements of black desire, Nadia Ellis reformulates the classic diasporic tension between 'roots' and 'routes.' In gorgeous prose, she skillfully employs the insights Read more...

 
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