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The Erotics of History: An Atlantic African Example



The Erotics Of History

Pub Date : 2018-03-02 | Author : Donald L. Donham | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520296312
ISBN 13 : 0520296311

Heading south : an introduction -- Ethnography interruptus -- The concept of the fetish -- African origins -- The poverty of sexuality -- African sexual extraversion and getting in..


The Black Atlantic

Pub Date : 1993-01-01 | Author : Paul Gilroy | Publisher : Verso

ISBN 10 : 0860916758
ISBN 13 : 9780860916758

This text sketches a critical account of the location of black intellectuals in the modern world following the end of racial slavery. The book explores the reactions of black write..


The Strange History Of The American Quadroon

Pub Date : 2013-04-22 | Author : Emily Clark | Publisher : UNC Press Books

ISBN 10 : 9781469607535
ISBN 13 : 1469607530

Exotic, seductive, and doomed: the antebellum mixed-race free woman of color has long operated as a metaphor for New Orleans. Commonly known as a "quadroon," she and the city she r..


Race Romanticism And The Atlantic

Pub Date : 2016-05-23 | Author : Paul Youngquist | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317072195
ISBN 13 : 1317072197

In highlighting the crucial contributions of diasporic people to British cultural production, this important collection defamiliarizes prevailing descriptions of Romanticism as the..


To Be Free And French

Pub Date : 2017-07-20 | Author : Lorelle Semley | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107101142
ISBN 13 : 110710114X

The Haitian Revolution may have galvanized subjects of French empire in the Americas and Africa struggling to define freedom and 'Frenchness' for themselves, but Lorelle Semley rev..


Marxist Modern

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Donald Lewis Donham | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520213297
ISBN 13 : 9780520213296

"Donham's beautifully written book makes a singular contribution to the emerging literature on global modernities. Donham creatively and seamlessly weaves together an array of text..


Creating Their Own Image

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Lisa E. Farrington | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780195167214
ISBN 13 : 019516721X

Explores how African American women artists have created an alternative vision of how women of color can be, are, and might be presented in American culture by weaving together art..


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