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Examines how six writers reconfigure African American subjectivity in ways that recall postmodernist theory.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. C-C
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Chapter 1: Postmodernism, Traditional Cultural Forms, and African American Subjectivity
  2. pp. 1-63
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  1. Chapter 2: Multiple Representations of Philadelphia and John Edgar Wideman’s Philadelphia Fire
  2. pp. 64-100
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  1. Chapter 3: The Trickster Figure, The African American Virtual Subject, and Percival Everett’s Erasure
  2. pp. 101-136
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  1. Chapter 4: Using Jazz Music and Aesthetics to Redescribe the African American in Toni Morrison’s Jazz
  2. pp. 137-174
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  1. Chapter 5: Revolting to Sustain Psychic Life: Bonnie Greer’s Hanging by Her Teeth and the Encounter with the Other
  2. pp. 175-211
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  1. Chapter 6: Virtual-Actual Reality and Clarence Major’s Reflex and Bone Structure
  2. pp. 212-244
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  1. Chapter 7: The Jungian/African Collective Unconscious, Jazz Aesthetics, and Xam Cartiér’s Muse-Echo Blues
  2. pp. 245-296
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  1. Chapter 8: Conclusion
  2. pp. 297-300
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 301-308
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  1. Works Cited
  2. pp. 309-324
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 325-332
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781438448367
Related ISBN
9781438448350
MARC Record
OCLC
864139177
Pages
288
Launched on MUSE
2014-02-12
Language
English
Open Access
No
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