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Black Imagination and the Middle Passage (W.E.B. Du Bois Institute)

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This volume of essays examines the forced dispossession caused by the Middle Passage. The book analyzes the texts, religious rites, economic exchanges, dance, and music it elicited, both on the transatlantic journey and on the American continent. The totality of this collection establishes a broad topographical and temporal context for the Passage that extends from the interior of Africa across the Atlantic and to the interior of the Americas, and from the beginning of the Passage to the present day. A collective narrative of itinerant cultural consciousness as represented in histories, myths, and arts, these contributions conceptualize the meaning of the Middle Passage for African American and American history, literature, and life.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195126419
Editor:
Pedersen, Carl
Editor:
Diedrich, Maria
Editor:
Pedersen, Carl
Editor:
Diedrich, Maria
Editor:
Gates, Jr. Henry
Author:
Gates, Henry Louis
Author:
Pedersen, Carl
Author:
Diedrich, Maria
Editor:
Gates, Jr. Henry
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
History
Subject:
American - African American & Black
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
African-American & Black
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Literature/English | American Literature | African American
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
Blacks in literature
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute Series
Publication Date:
19990831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 pp halftones, 14 maps
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.1 x 1 in 1.05 lb

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