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Product Description: How to Read African American Literature offers a series of provocations to unsettle the predominant assumptions readers make when encountering post-Civil Rights black fiction. Foregrounding the large body of literature and criticism that grapples with legacies of the slave past, Aida Levy-Hussen’s argument develops on two levels: as a textual analysis of black historical fiction, and as a critical examination of the reading practices that characterize the scholarship of our time...read more

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9781479890941 | New York Univ Pr, December 13, 2016, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: How to Read African American Literature offers a series of provocations to unsettle the predominant assumptions readers make when encountering post-Civil Rights black fiction.

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9781479884711 | Reprint edition (New York Univ Pr, December 13, 2016), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: How to Read African American Literature offers a series of provocations to unsettle the predominant assumptions readers make when encountering post-Civil Rights black fiction.

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Product Description: What would it mean to “get over slavery”? Is such a thing possible? Is it even desirable? Should we perceive the psychic hold of slavery as a set of mental manacles that hold us back from imagining a postracist America? Or could the psychic hold of slavery be understood as a tool, helping us get a grip on the systemic racial inequalities and restricted liberties that persist in the present day?    Featuring original essays from an array of established and emerging scholars in the interdisciplinary field of African American studies, The Psychic Hold of Slavery offers a nuanced dialogue upon these questions...read more
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9780813583969 | Rutgers Univ Pr, July 20, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: What would it mean to “get over slavery”?

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9780813583952 | Rutgers Univ Pr, July 20, 2016, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: What would it mean to “get over slavery”?

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