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Under the sky of my Africa : Alexander Pushkin and blackness / edited by Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, Nicole Svobodny, and Ludmilla A. Trigos ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Publication:
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2006.
Series:
Studies in Russian literature and theory
Studies of the Harriman Institute
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 417 p., [48] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837 -- Knowledge -- Race awareness.
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837 -- Family.
Racially mixed people -- Race identity -- Russia.
Blacks in literature.
Race awareness in literature.
Pushkin family.
Russia -- Ethnic relations.
Contents:
Was Pushkin black and does it matter? / Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy and Ludmilla A. Trigos
A.P. Gannibal : on the occasion of the three hundredth anniversary of the birth of Alexander Pushkin's great-grandfather / N.K. Teletova
Pushkin on his African heritage : publications during his lifetime / J. Thomas Shaw
Ruslan and Ludmila : Pushkin's anxiety of blackness / Richard F. Gustafson
How black was Pushkin? : otherness and self-creation / David M. Bethea
The telltale black baby, or, Why Pushkin began The blackamoor of Peter the Great but didn't finish it / Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy
Making a true image : blackness and Pushkin portraits / Richard C. Borden
Pushkin and Othello / Catherine O'Neil
The Pushkin of opportunity in the Harlem renaissance / Olga P. Hasty
"Bound by blood to the race" : Pushkin in African American context / Anne Lounsbery
Tsvetaeva's "blackest of black" (naicherneishii) Pushkin / Liza Knapp
"Sometimes I feel like a motherless child" : Paul Robeson and the 1949 Pushkin jubilee / Alexandar Mihailovic
Artur Vincent Lourié's The blackamoor of Peter the Great : Pushkin's exotic ancestor as twentieth-century opera / Caryl Emerson.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Nepomnyashchy, Catharine Theimer.
Svobodny, Nicole.
Trigos, Ludmilla A.
ISBN:
0810119714 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0810119706 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
60705524
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