Volume 6, Issue 1, 2017

Table of Contents

Editors' Introduction

p. v

Essays

Neo-S(k)in Trade: White Skin, Black Bodies in Bernardine Evaristo's Blonde Roots

pp. 1-27

Breaking the Back of Words: Sound and Subversion in Toni Morrison's Beloved*

pp. 28-43

"[B]lack and Going On Women": Lucille Clifton, Elizabeth Alexander, and the Poetry of Grief

pp. 44-68

Book Reviews

All Books Reviewed by the Palimpsest Editorial Collective

Grounds of Engagement: Apartheid-Era African American and South African Writing by St├ęphane Robolin (review)

p. 69

Are All the Women Still White?: Rethinking Race, Expanding Feminisms ed. by Janell Hobson (review)

p. 71

Dispossessed Lives: Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive by Marisa Fuentes (review)

p. 73

Mr. and Mrs. Doctor by Julie Iromuanya (review)

p. 75

Freedom as Marronage by Neil Roberts (review)

p. 77

Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence eds. by Chad Williams, Kidada E. Williams, and Keisha N. Blain (review)

p. 79

Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness by Simone Browne (review)

p. 81

Words of Witness: Black Women's Autobiography in the Post-Brown Era by Angela Ann Ards (review)

p. 83

The Art of Engagement Forum, Part I

History vs. Historical Memory: Rosie Douglas, Black Power on Campus, and the Canadian Color Conceit

pp. 84-100

Contributors

p. 101