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5 edition of Postslavery literatures in the Americas found in the catalog.

Postslavery literatures in the Americas

family portraits in black and white

by George B. Handley

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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cuba
    • Subjects:
    • Domestic fiction, American -- History and criticism,
    • Slavery in literature,
    • Literature, Comparative -- American and Caribbean (Spanish),
    • Literature, Comparative -- Caribbean (Spanish) and American,
    • Caribbean fiction (Spanish) -- History and criticism,
    • African American families in literature,
    • Plantation life in literature,
    • Blacks in literature,
    • Whites in literature,
    • Race in literature,
    • Cuba -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-223) and index.

      StatementGeorge B. Handley.
      SeriesNew World studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS374.S58 H36 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 231 p. ;
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6782608M
      ISBN 100813919762, 0813919770
      LC Control Number00031921

        Caribbean Literature and the Environment redresses this omission by gathering together eighteen essays that consider the relationship between human and natural history. The result is the first volume to examine the literatures of the Caribbean from an . Just Below South is the first book to examine the U.S. South and the Caribbean as a "regional interculture" shaped by performance--as a space defined not so much by a shared set of geographical boundaries or by a single, common culture as by the weave of performances and identities moving across and throughout it. By offering fresh ways for thinking about region, language, and.

      George B. Handley, Professor of Humanities at Brigham Young University, is the author of Postslavery Literatures of the Americas (Virginia ) and New World Poetics: Nature and the Adamic Imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott (Georgia ). The Plantation in the Postslavery Imagination examines the persistent presence of the plantation in trans-American literatures of the last century. This book understands the plantation to be, not primarily a physical location, but rather an insidious ideological and psychological trope through which intersecting histories of the New World are told and retold.

      His PhD is in comparative literature from UC Berkeley, and he has taught at BYU since as a specialist in literature of the Americas and of environmental humanities. His publications include New World Poetics: Nature and the Adamic Imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott and Postslavery Literatures in the Americas. His work in literary criticism includes New World Poetics: Nature and the Adamic Imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott (University of Georgia Press ) and Postslavery Literatures in the Americas (University of Virginia Press, ). He has also co-edited four books and authored various articles on literary criticism and on the.


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My research interests are in diaspora and postcolonial literatures with a particular emphasis on Caribbean and Jewish writing. My most recent monograph, Calypso Jews: Jewishness in the Caribbean Literary Imagination (Columbia UP, ), is the first book-length study of representations of Jewishness in Caribbean literature.

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The result is the first volume to examine the literatures of the Caribbean from an Author: Elizabeth Deloughrey.The Cambridge Companion to Slavery in American Literature; The Cambridge Companion to Slavery in American Literature brings together leading scholars to examine the significance of slavery in American literature from the eighteenth century to the present day.

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