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Recharting the Black Atlantic: modern cultures, local communities, global connections

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Oboe,Annalisa (Editor), Scacchi,Anna (Editor)
Format:
Book, Edited
Publication Date:
2008
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9780203929582
Published:
New York: Routledge
ISBN:
9780203929582
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Blacks, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Civilization, Intellectual life, African diaspora, African influences, African people, South America, migrations, Cultural fusion
Notes:
423 p., Focuses on the migrations and metamorphoses of black bodies, practices, and discourses around the Atlantic, particularly with regard to current issues such as questions of identity, political and human rights, cosmopolitics, and mnemo-history. Includes Judith M. Williams' "Néritude as performance practice: Rio de Janeiro's Black experimental theatre," Richard Follett's "The spirit of Brazil: football and the politics of Afro-Brazilian cultural identity," Dorothea Fischer-Hornung's "Transbodied/transcultured : moving spirits in Katherine Dunham's and Maya Deren's Caribbean," Elvira Pulitano's "Re-mapping Caribbean land(sea)scapes: aquatic metaphors and transatlantic homes in Caryl Phillips's The Atlantic sound," and Antoinette Tidjani Alou's "Marine origins and anti-marine tropism in the French Caribbean: André and Simone Schwarz-Bart."