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Ulysses in Black : Ralph Ellison, classicism, and African American literature

Autor: Patrice D Rankine
Editora: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2006.
Séries: Wisconsin studies in classics.
Edição/Formato   Livro : Publicação de governo estadual ou província : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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"In this work, Patrice D. Rankine asserts that the classics need not be a mark of Eurocentrism, as they have long been considered. Instead, the classical tradition can be part of a self-conscious, prideful approach to African American culture, esthetics, and identity. Ulysses in Black demonstrates that, similar to their white counterparts, African American authors have been students of classical languages,  Ler mais...
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Formato Físico Adicional: Online version:
Rankine, Patrice D.
Ulysses in Black.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607866213
Online version:
Rankine, Patrice D.
Ulysses in Black.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2006
(OCoLC)609595751
Pessoa Denominada: Ralph Ellison; Ralph Ellison; Ralph Ellison; Homerus
Tipo de Material: Publicação do governo, Publicação de governo estadual ou província, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Patrice D Rankine
ISBN: 0299220001 9780299220006 9780299220044 0299220044
Número OCLC: 65165361
Descrição: 254 p. ; 24 cm.
Conteúdos: Prologue: preparing for the journey of Ulysses in black --
Classica Africana: the nascent study of black classicism --
From eurocentrism to black classicism --
Birth of a hero: the poetics and politics of Ulysses in classic literature --
Ulysses lost on racial frontiers: the limits of classicism in the modern world --
The new negro Ulysses: classicism in African American literature as a return from the black (w)hole --
Ralph Ellison's black American Ulysses --
"Ulysses alone in Polly-what's-his-name's cave": Ralph Ellison and the uses of myth --
Ulysses in black: lynching, dismemberment, dionysiac rites --
Ulysses (re)journeying home: bridging the divide between Black Studies and the classics.
Título da Série: Wisconsin studies in classics.
Responsabilidade: Patrice D. Rankine.
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Demonstrates that, similar to their white counterparts, African American authors - including Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison and Countee Cullen - have been students of classical languages, literature,  Ler mais...

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"A powerful and pioneering study that creatively links the rich traditions of classical antiquity to contemporary black thought. I highly recommend it." - Cornel West, Princeton University "As reader Ler mais...

 
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