List Price: $20.00
Publisher: Seagull Books
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
W. E. B. Du Bois has described the African American at the end of the nineteenth century as “two souls in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.” In the United States today, the hyphen between these two souls—African and American, African-American—is still being negotiated. InHarlem, Spivak engages with thirty-four photographs by photographer Alice Attie as she attemptsteleopoiesis, a reaching toward the distant other through the empathetic power of the imagination. In the hands of Spivak,teleopoiesisis a kind of identity politics in which one disrupts identity as a result of migration or exile. For the last two decades, Spivak notes, Harlem has been More...
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak is University Professor at Columbia University and a trainer of elementary school teachers in West Bengal.
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