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Contact zones : memory, origin, and discourses in Black diasporic cinema

Author: Sheila Petty
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©2008.
Series: Contemporary approaches to film and television series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Created at the crossroads of slavery, migration, and exile, and comprising a global population, the black diaspora is a diverse space of varied histories, experiences, and goals. This title addresses  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Petty
ISBN: 9780814330999 0814330991
OCLC Number: 167512423
Description: 295 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Africa and the middle passage: recoupment of origin in Sankofa --
Collision of cultures: occulted Caribbean histories in Sugar Cane Alley --
Reclaiming Africa: Black women's discourses in Daughters of the Dust --
Disjunction from self: the politics of arrival in Soleil O --
Arrested memory: the problematics of return in testament --
Slippage and mutable histories in Deluge --
Transnational gazes in Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask --
Locality, memory, and zombification in The Man by the Shore --
Mapping new boundaries: discourses of blackness in Rude.
Series Title: Contemporary approaches to film and television series.
Responsibility: Sheila J. Petty.
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This work stands as a witness to the power of black cinema to render complex, complicated, and cross-resonant expressions for renarrating and rethinking human life in a post-Columbus world. It is Read more...

 
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