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The queer limit of Black memory : Black lesbian literature and irresolution / Matt Richardson.

Author/Creator:
Richardson, Matt, 1969-
Publication:
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2013.
Series:
Black performance and cultural criticism.
Black performance and cultural criticism
Format/Description:
Book
p. cm.
Subjects:
Lesbians in literature.
Lesbianism in literature.
Blacks in literature.
Gomez, Jewelle, 1948 -- -Criticism and interpretation.
Barnett, LaShonda K., 1975 -- -Criticism and interpretation.
Bogus, SDiane -- Criticism and interpretation.
Brown, Laurinda D. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Muhanji, Cherry -- Criticism and interpretation.
Bridgforth, Sharon -- Criticism and interpretation.
Kay, Jackie, 1961 -- -Criticism and interpretation.
Brand, Dionne, 1953 -- -Criticism and interpretation.
Contents:
Introduction : listening to the archives : Black lesbian literature and queer memory
Desirous mistresses and unruly slaves : neo-slave narratives, property, power, and desire
Small movements : queer blues epistemologies in Cherry Muhanji's Her
"Mens womens some that is both some that is neither" : spiritual epistemology and queering the Black rural South in the work of Sharon Bridgforth
"Make it up and trace it back" : remembering Black trans subjectivity in Jackie Kay's Trumpet
What grace was : erotic epistemologies and diasporic belonging in Dionne Brand's In another place, not here
Epilogue : grieving the queer : anti-Black violence and black collective memory.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780814212226 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814212220 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814293232 (cd)
0814293239 (cd)
OCLC:
816029657
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