Abstract

Abstract:

In 2011, Lawrence Hill's bestselling novel, The Book of Negroes, was burned by protestors in the Netherlands. This essay considers the controversy surrounding Hill's novel to explore the international circulation of literature and reflect on the enduring impact of national literatures in our ostensibly globalized present.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1925-5683
Print ISSN
0027-1276
Pages
pp. 71-86
Launched on MUSE
2021-05-13
Open Access
No
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