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Author Frydman, Jason, 1976-

Title Sounding the break : African American and Caribbean routes of world literature / Jason Frydman
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (pages
Series New World Studies
New World studies.
Contents Introduction -- World literature and antiquity: classical surrogates in W.E.B. Du Bois's black belt -- World literature in hiding: Zora Neale Hurston, biographical criticism, and African diasporic vernacular culture -- Whiteness and world literature: Alejo Carpentier, racial difference, and narrative creolization -- Dialectics of world literature: Derek Walcott between intimacy and iconicity -- Material histories of world literature: intertextuality and Maryse Conde's historical novels -- "Healing" world literature: Toni Morrison's Conflicts of interest -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African diaspora in literature.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Caribbean literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
Literature and history.
Race in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813935741 (electronic bk.)
9780813935744 (electronic bk.)
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