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In the wake : on Blackness and being

Author: Christina Elizabeth Sharpe
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using the multiple meanings of "wake" to illustrate the ways Black lives are determined by slavery's afterlives, Christina Sharpe weaves personal experiences with readings of literary and artistic representations of Black life and death to examine what survives in the face of insistent violence and the possibilities for resistance.
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Sharpe, Christina Elizabeth.
In the wake.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016024750
(OCoLC)940520601
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Elizabeth Sharpe
ISBN: 9780822373452 0822373459
OCLC Number: 944304684
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified]: HathiTrust Digital Library. 2019. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 175 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The wake --
The ship --
The hold --
The weather.
Responsibility: Christina Sharpe.

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