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Female Subjectivity in African American Women''s Narratives of Enslavement : Beyond Borders

By: Myles, Lynette D.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., 2009Description: 1 online resource (206 p.).ISBN: 9780230103160.Subject(s): African American women in literature | African American women --Psychology | African American women --Race identity | American fiction --African American authors --History and criticism | American fiction --Women authors --History and criticism | Consciousness in literature | Identity (Psychology) in literature | Place (Philosophy) in literature | Space and time --Psychological aspects | Subjectivity in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Female Subjectivity in African American Women''s Narratives of Enslavement : Beyond BordersDDC classification: 813.0099827 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Places, Borders, and Margins-Locating a Black Feminist Model of Interpretation; 2 Black Female Movement: Conceptualizing Places of Consciousness for Black Female Subjectivity; 3 Location, Female Autonomy, and Identity in Pauline Hopkins's Contending Forces; 4 At the Crossroads of Black Female Autonomy, or Digression as Resistance in Quicksand and The Street; 5 Praisesong for the Widow: Crossing Location and Space toward Female Consciousness and Wholeness
6 Space and Time: The Interdependency of History, Identity, and Survival in Octavia Butler's Kindred7 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: In a clear and accesible style, this book theorizes female movement within narratives of enslavement and advocates for a changed black female consciousness
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Places, Borders, and Margins-Locating a Black Feminist Model of Interpretation; 2 Black Female Movement: Conceptualizing Places of Consciousness for Black Female Subjectivity; 3 Location, Female Autonomy, and Identity in Pauline Hopkins's Contending Forces; 4 At the Crossroads of Black Female Autonomy, or Digression as Resistance in Quicksand and The Street; 5 Praisesong for the Widow: Crossing Location and Space toward Female Consciousness and Wholeness

6 Space and Time: The Interdependency of History, Identity, and Survival in Octavia Butler's Kindred7 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index

In a clear and accesible style, this book theorizes female movement within narratives of enslavement and advocates for a changed black female consciousness

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Lynette D. Myles teaches in the Department of English and African and African American Studies at Arizona State University.

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