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An impressive reading of recent writers who question the meaning of blackness while also embracing an elective racial identity

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-xv
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  1. Introduction: The Post Era
  2. pp. 3-32
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  1. 1—On the Blackness of Post-Blackness: Colson Whitehead and Racial Individualism
  2. pp. 33-60
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  1. 2—“Katrina Is the Mother We Will Remember until the Next Mother”: Apocalyptic Storms and the Slow Violence of Structural Racism
  2. pp. 61-90
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  1. 3—“New and Better Stories”: Crafting a Literature to Fit a Barack Obama World
  2. pp. 91-118
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  1. 4—The Audacity of Hope Jones: Alice Randall’s Rebel Yell and the Idealization of Barack Obama
  2. pp. 119-146
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  1. 5—A Non-American Black Guide to American Blackness: Rearticulating Race through a Diasporic Lens
  2. pp. 147-170
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  1. Coda: African American Literature Post-Obama
  2. pp. 171-180
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 181-196
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 197-211
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  1. About the Author
  2. pp. 212-213
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781496824547
Related ISBN
9781496824516
MARC Record
OCLC
1089841639
Pages
230
Launched on MUSE
2019-09-24
Language
English
Open Access
No
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