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

Bibliographic Details
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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Table of Contents:
  • 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 nè€gre: 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.