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Speaking in tongues and dancing diaspora : Black women writing and performing /

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Main Author: Henderson, Mae, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Series:Race and American culture.
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505 0 |a Introduction -- Alice Walker's The color purple: revisions and redefinitions -- (W)riting the work and working the rites -- Speaking in tongues: dialectics, dialogics, and the black woman writer's literary tradition -- Toni Morrison's Beloved: re-membering the body as historical text -- The stories of (O)Dessa: stories of complicity and resistance -- "Seen but not heard": a poetics of Afro-American women's writing -- Gayl Jones's White rat: speaking silence/silencing speech -- State of the art: black feminist theory -- What it means to teach the other when the other is the self -- Authors and authorities. Nella Larsen's Passing: passing, performance, and (post)modernism -- Josephine Baker and La revue nègre: from ethnography to performance -- Dancing diaspora: colonial, postcolonial, and diasporic readings of Josephine Baker as dancer and performance artist -- About face, or, what is this "back" in b(l)ack popular culture?: from Venus Hottentot to Video Hottie -- In retrospect. Sherley Anne Williams: "someone sweet angel chile" -- Bebe Moore Campbell: literature as equipment for living. 
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