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Reimagining the Middle Passage Black Resistance in Literature, Television, and Song

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ISBN-10: 0814213650

ISBN-13: 9780814213650

Edition: 2018

Authors: Tara T. Green

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In Reimagining the Middle Passage: Black Resistance in Literature, Television, and Song, Tara T. Green turns to twentieth- and recent twenty-first-century representations of the Middle Passage created by African-descended artists and writers. Examining how these writers and performers revised and reimagined the Middle Passage in their work, Green argues that they recognized it as a historical and geographical site of trauma as well as a symbol for a place of understanding and change. Their work represents the legacy African captives left for resisting "social death" (the idea that Black life does not matter), but it also highlights strong resistance to that social death (the idea that it…    
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Book details

List price: $129.95
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Ohio State University Press
Publication date: 4/21/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 210
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English