Monstrous intimacies : making post-slavery subjects / Christina Sharpe.

By: Sharpe, Christina ElizabethMaterial type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPerverse modernities: Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xi, 254 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780822391524; 082239152X; 1283065169; 9781283065160; 9786613065162; 6613065161Subject(s): Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 | Washington-Williams, Essie Mae, 1925-2013 | Jones, Gayl | Head, Bessie, 1937-1986 | Baartman, Sarah | Julien, Isaac | Walker, Kara Elizabeth | Baartman, Sarah | Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 | Head, Bessie, 1937-1986 | Jones, Gayl | Julien, Isaac | Walker, Kara Elizabeth | Washington-Williams, Essie Mae, 1925-2013 | University of South Alabama | African Americans in popular culture | Women slaves -- United States -- Social conditions | United States -- Race relations -- History | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- African American Studies | African Americans in popular culture | Race relations | Women slaves -- Social conditions | United States | Gewalt | Massenkultur | Sexualität | Sklaverei | Schwarze Frau | Schwarze | Ethnische Beziehung | Rassendiskriminierung | Sklaverei | Pop-Kultur | Motiv | USA | LITERARY CRITICISM / Semiotics & TheoryGenre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Monstrous intimacies.DDC classification: 305.896/073 LOC classification: E185.625 | .S537 2010Other classification: 18.06 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction: Making monstrous intimacies: surviving slavery, bearing freedom -- Gayl Jones's Corregidora and reading the "Days that were pages of hysteria" -- Bessie Head, Saartje Baartman, and Maru : redemption, subjectification, and the problem of liberation -- Isaac Julien's The attendant and the sadomasochism of everyday black life -- Kara Walker's Monstrous intimacies.
Action note: digitized 2019 committed to preserveSummary: A study of how black subjectivity is formed at the site of the intimate encounter.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-242) and index.

Introduction: Making monstrous intimacies: surviving slavery, bearing freedom -- Gayl Jones's Corregidora and reading the "Days that were pages of hysteria" -- Bessie Head, Saartje Baartman, and Maru : redemption, subjectification, and the problem of liberation -- Isaac Julien's The attendant and the sadomasochism of everyday black life -- Kara Walker's Monstrous intimacies.

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A study of how black subjectivity is formed at the site of the intimate encounter.

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Christina Sharpe is Associate Professor of English and Director of American Studies at Tufts University.

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