Facing Diasporic Trauma: Self-Representation in the Writings of John Hearne, Caryl Phillips, and Fred D?Aguiar

Facing Diasporic Trauma: Self-Representation in the Writings of John Hearne, Caryl Phillips, and Fred D?Aguiar

by Fatim Boutros

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004308145
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/13/2015
Series: Cross/Cultures , #186
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 0.63(w) x 0.94(h) x (d)

About the Author

Fatim Boutros is an independent scholar focusing on diaspora studies, trauma studies, and visual cultures. After various positions as lecturer at the Universities of Erlangen and Bamberg, he became a research fellow of a Research Training Group funded by the German Research Foundation. His current postdoctoral project on jazz photography in the 1930s and 40s was initiated during a John W. Kluge Center Fellowship at the Library of Congress which was funded by the Bavarian American Academy.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
1 The Lost Roots: Imagined African Homelands
2 The Foundational Dislocation: The Middle Passage
3 Positioning Self and Other: Cultural Interaction in Slave Societies
4 Aspects of Continuity: Post-Abolition and Postcolonial Interaction
5 Bridges to the Past: The Influence of Slavery on the Contemporary Diaspora
Conclusion
Works Cited
Index

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