all ebooks in category: African American Literary Criticism (7)

Slavery and the Post-Black Imagination
English | January 19, 2020 | ISBN: 0295746645, 0295746637 | EPUB | 248 pages | 6.3 MB

From Kara Walker's hellscape antebellum silhouettes to Paul Beatty's bizarre twist on slavery in The Sellout and from Colson Whitehead's literal Underground Railroad to Jordan …

Black Madness :: Mad Blackness
2019 | ISBN: 1478004045, 147800374X | English | 176 pages | PDF | 7 MB

In Black Madness :: Mad Blackness Therí Alyce Pickens rethinks the relationship between Blackness and disability, unsettling the common theorization that they are mutually constitutive. …

Writing for Justice: Victor Séjour, the Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara, and the Age of Transatlantic Emancipations
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1611687896, 161168790X | 352 pages | PDF | 13 MB

In Writing for Justice, Elèna Mortara presents a richly layered study of the cultural and intellectual atmosphere of mid-nineteenth-century Europe and the United States, through …

The Black Female Body in American Literature and Art: Performing Identity
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0415895502, 0415744245 | 308 pages | PDF | 2,2 MB

This book examines how African-American writers and visual artists interweave icon and inscription in order to re-present the black female body, traditionally rendered alien and …

Under Representation: The Racial Regime of Aesthetics
English | ISBN: 0823282376 | 2018 | 240 pages | PDF | 1069 KB

Under Representation shows how the founding texts of aesthetic philosophy ground the racial order of the modern world in our concepts of universality, freedom, and …

The Toni Morrison Encyclopedia
English | ISBN: 0313316996 | 2003 | 432 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Intended for lay readers and scholars alike, this reference offers a convenient overview of her life and achievements. The first book of its kind, this …

The Omni-Americans: Some Alternatives to the Folklore of White Supremacy
English | February 4th, 2020 | ISBN: 1598536524 | 284 pages | EPUB | 0.54 MB

Rediscover the "most important book on black-white relationships" in America in a special 50th anniversary edition introduced by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. "The United States …