Skip to content
You are not logged in |Login  
     
Limit search to available items
Record 3 of 4
Record:   Prev Next
Resources
More Information
Bestseller
BestsellerE-book
Author Eckstein, Lars.

Title Re-membering the Black Atlantic : on the poetics and politics of literary memory / Lars Eckstein.

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2006.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (xvi, 289 pages) : illustrations.
Series Cross/cultures, 0924-1426 ; 84
Cross/cultures ; 84. 0924-1426
Note Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universität Tübingen, 2003, under title: Der 'Black Atlantic' im Gedächtnis der Literatur.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-289).
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Contents Illustrations; Introduction; PART I : LITERARY MEMORY; 1 Towards a Poetics of Mnemonic Strategy in Narrative Texts; PART II : MNEMONIC FICTIONS OF THE BLACK ATLANTIC; 2 Caryl Phillips, Cambridge; 3 David Dabydeen, A Harlot's Progress; 4 Toni Morrison, Beloved; Conclusion; Appendix: Source Passages Adapted in Cambridge; Bibliography; Acknowledgements.
Summary The Atlantic slave trade continues to haunt the cultural memories of Africa, Europe and the Americas. There is a prevailing desire to forget: While victims of the African diaspora tried to flee the sites of trauma, enlightened Westerners preferred to be oblivious to the discomforting complicity between their enlightenment and chattel slavery. Recently, however, fiction writers have ventured to 're-member' the Black Atlantic. This book is concerned with how literature performs as memory. It sets out to chart systematically the ways in which literature and memory intersect, and offers readings of.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Phillips, Caryl -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dabydeen, David -- Criticism and interpretation.
Morrison, Toni -- Criticism and interpretation.
Phillips, Caryl -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dabydeen, David -- Criticism and interpretation.
Morrison, Toni -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dabydeen, David.
Morrison, Toni.
Phillips, Caryl.
English literature -- Black authors -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Eckstein, Lars. Re-membering the Black Atlantic. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2006 9042019581 (OCoLC)63764155
ISBN 1423789113 (electronic bk.)
9781423789116 (electronic bk.)
9789401202763
9401202761
9042019581 (hbk.)
9789042019584