Volume 47, Number 4, Winter 2014

Table of Contents

Queering Personhood in the Neo-Slave Narrative: Jewelle Gomez’s The Gilda Stories

pp. 447-459

The Importance of Neglected Intersections: Race and Gender in Contemporary Zombie Texts and Theories

pp. 461-475

“Youse in New Yawk”: The Gender Politics of Zora Neale Hurston’s “Lost” Caroline Stories

pp. 477-493

“Belch the pity! / Straddle the city!”: Helene Johnson’s Late Poetry and the Rhetoric of Empowerment

pp. 495-509

“Isn’t This Counterrevolutionary?”: Discourse and Silence in the Erotic Poetry of Nikki Giovanni, Kalamu ya Salaam, and Etheridge Knight

pp. 511-521

Sam Rivers: Remembering the Forgotten [RETRACTED]

pp. 523-535

Ralph Ellison’s Marxism: The Lumpenproletariat, the Folk, and the Revolution

pp. 537-554

Behind the Scenes and Inside Out: Elizabeth Keckly’s Revision of the Slave-Narrative Form

pp. 555-573

Poetry & Fiction

The Night Before, and: Untitled 2

pp. 575-576

The Gatekeeper

pp. 577-581

Cannibal

p. 583

Book Reviews

Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities by Craig Steven Wilder (review)

pp. 585-587

On The Wire by Linda Williams (review)

pp. 587-590

Creating Memorials, Building Identities: The Politics of Memory in the Black Atlantic by Alan Rice (review)

pp. 590-592

Art for Equality: The NAACP’s Cultural Campaign for Civil Rights by Jenny Woodley (review)

pp. 592-594

The Haverford Discussions: A Black Integrationist Manifesto for Racial Justice ed. by Michael Lackey (review)

pp. 594-596

Contributors

pp. 597-598