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Ghosts of the African diaspora : re-visioning history, memory, and identity

Author: Joanne Chassot
Publisher: Hanover, New Hampshire : Dartmouth College Press, 2018.
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first monograph to investigate the poetics and politics of haunting in African diaspora literature, Ghosts of the African Diaspora: Re-Visioning History, Memory, and Identity examines literary works by five contemporary writers--Fred D'Aguiar, Gloria Naylor, Paule Marshall, Michelle Cliff, and Toni Morrison. Joanne Chassot argues that reading these texts through the lens of the ghost does cultural, theoretical,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chassot, Joanne author.
Ghosts of the African diaspora.
Hanover, New Hampshire : Dartmouth College Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017038410
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Chassot
ISBN: 9781512601589 1512601586 9781512601824 1512601829 9781512601602 1512601608 9781512601619 1512601616
OCLC Number: 1007494508
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: tracing the ghost --
"Voyage through death to life upon these shores": Representing the Middle Passage --
Dusky Sallys: re-visioning the silences of history --
"You best remember them!": repossessing the spirit of diaspora --
"A ghost-life": queering the limits of identity --
Afterword: learning to live with ghosts.
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Joanne Chassot.

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