African American Gothic: Screams from Shadowed Places

African American Gothic: Screams from Shadowed Places

by M. Wester

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349434268
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 11/09/2012
Series: American Literature Readings in the 21st Century
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 285
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Maisha L. Wester is an assistant professor of English and American Culture Studies at Bowling Green State University.

Table of Contents

PART I: EARLY EXPRESSIONS OF BLACK GOTHIC Haunted Lands and Gothic Voices: Slave Narrative Re-writings of Gothic Motifs Babo Speaks Back: White Violence, Black Resistance in Nineteenth Century Black Fiction 'The Dark Sunshine Aboveground': Questions of Progress and Migration in Ellison and Toomer PART II: BLACK GOTHIC AT MILLENIUM'S END 'What, after all, am I': The Terrors of (Collective) Identity 'Murdered By Piece-meal': The Destruction of African American Family in Beloved The Lost Voices of Tims Creek: Narrative Re-inscription in A Visitation of Spirits and 'Let the Dead Bury Their Dead'

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