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The repeating body : slavery's visual resonance in the contemporary / Kimberly Juanita Brown.

Author/Creator:
Brown, Kimberly Juanita, 1972-
Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (271 p.)
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Subjects:
African American women.
African American women in literature.
African American women in art.
Human body.
Human body in literature.
Human figure in art.
Slavery.
Collective memory.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Kimberly Juanita Brown explores the literary and visual representations of how black women bear the marks of slavery, centers black women in narratives of slavery, and uncovers and critiques the refusal to see the violence done to black women's bodies.
Contents:
Introduction: visualizing the body of the black Atlantic
Black rapture: corporeal afterimage and transnational desire
Fragmented figurations of the maternal
The boundaries of excess
The return: conjuring the figure, following the form
Conclusion: photographic incantations of the visual.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8223-7541-9
OCLC:
1154331653
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780822375418 doi