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vii Contents Preface ix Acknowledgments xv Introduction. Searching for Sycorax: Black Women and Horror 1 . The Importance of Neglected Intersections: Characterizations of Black Women in Mainstream Horror Texts 16 . Black Feminism and the Struggle for Literary Respectability 41 . Black Women Writing Fluid Fiction: An Open Challenge to Genre Normativity 56 . Folkloric Horror: A New Way of Reading Black Women’s Creative Horror 95 Conclusion. Sycorax’s Power of Revision: Reconstructing Black Women’s Counternarratives 127 Appendix: Creative Work Summary 133 Notes 167 Index 195 ...

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ISBN
9780813584645
Related ISBN
9780813584621
MARC Record
OCLC
1013822930
Pages
220
Launched on MUSE
2017-12-06
Language
English
Open Access
No
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