restricted access   Volume 50, Number 3, Fall 2017

Table of Contents


Toi Derricotte and the Psychology of the Sublime: An Interview

pp. 251-257


Solomon Northup’s Singing Book

pp. 259-272

A Dilettante Unto Death: Richard Bruce Nugent’s Dilettante Aesthetic and Unambitious Failure

pp. 273-289

“The ecstasy of river baptisms under suns just like this one”: Sula’s Rites and Sites of Memory

pp. 291-307

Forgotten Manuscripts

Du Bois’s Forgotten Plays

pp. 309-319


No. 1: Color, and: No. 2: Textures, and: No. 3: Lengths, and: What to Do with Silence?

pp. 321-324


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daddy sings us goodbyes, and: No one comes out unscarred

pp. 326-327

Book Reviews

Humane Insight: Looking at Images of African American Suffering and Death by Courtney R. Baker (review)

pp. 329-331

Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature by John Wharton Lowe (review)

pp. 331-333

Territories of the Soul: Queered Belonging in the Black Diaspora by Nadia Ellis (review)

pp. 333-336

New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America by Wendy Warren, and: Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island by Christy Clark-Pujara (review)

pp. 336-339


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