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Reimagining the Middle Passage : Black resistance in literature, television, and song

Author: Tara T Green
Publisher: Columbus : The Ohio State University Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Black performance and cultural criticism.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines contemporary reimaginings of the Middle Passage by Black artists in film, literature, and song, arguing that these writers and artists recognize the Middle Passage as a historical and geographical site of trauma but are able to reimagine the Middle Passage in their work in order to resist social death"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Green, Tara T.
Reimagining the Middle Passage.
Columbus : The Ohio State University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017055652
(OCoLC)1002653264
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tara T Green
ISBN: 9780814276174 0814276172
OCLC Number: 1031468867
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Understanding the Middle Passage --
Alex Haley's roots of resistance --
Middle Passage legacies in Charles Johnson and HBO's Treme --
Calling Marie Laveau --
Legacies of the Middle Passage --
Deadly waters and southern blues --
Katrina sings the blues in Jesmyn Ward's Salvage the bones --
Telling of return and rebirth in Marshall's Praisesong for the widow --
Conclusion: Acts of redemption through forgiveness: remembering Charleston in the post-Middle Passage era.
Series Title: Black performance and cultural criticism.
Responsibility: Tara T. Green.

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"Examines contemporary reimaginings of the Middle Passage by Black artists in film, literature, and song, arguing that these writers and artists recognize the Middle Passage as a historical and geographical site of trauma but are able to reimagine the Middle Passage in their work in order to resist social death"--

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