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Title Recharting the Black Atlantic : modern cultures, local communities, global connections / edited by Annalisa Oboe and Anna Scacchi
Published New York : Routledge, 2008


Description 1 online resource (ix, 423 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge research in Atlantic studies ; 1
Routledge research in Atlantic studies ; 1.
Contents Introduction : Black bodies, practices and discourses around the Atlantic -- David Hammons's Sheep raffle at Dak'Art 2004 : reading Black art through Léopold Sédar Senghor's Négritude / Manthia Diawara -- From South Africa to Europe to North America and back : Sol Plaatje, W.E.B. Du Bois, and the routes of romance / Annalisa Oboe -- Néritude as performance practice : Rio de Janeiro's Black experimental theatre / Judith M. Williams -- The book of the dead : inscribing torture into the Black Atlantic / Nicole Waller -- The spirit of Brazil : football and the politics of Afro-Brazilian cultural identity / Richard Follett -- Black man and white ladyship (1931) : a manifesto / Renata Morresi -- "What we all long for" : Dionne Brand's transatlantic metamorphoses / Franca Bernabei -- Slavery, history, and satire : the legacy of Gilberto Freyre / Marcus Wood -- Return to the source : Amilcar Cabral and Flora Gomes / Patrick Williams -- Ghosts of memories, spirits of ancestors : slavery, the Mediterranean, and the Atlantic / Cristina Lombardi-Diop -- Transatlantic minstrelsy : performing survival strategies in slavery and hip-hop / Venus Opal Reese -- Transbodied/transcultured : moving spirits in Katherine Dunham's and Maya Deren's Caribbean / Dorothea Fischer-Hornung -- Venture Smith and James Baldwin : two strangers in the village / Ginevra Geraci -- The iconic ship in the Atlantic dialogue of Black Britain / Itala Vivan -- Lost in transit : Africa in the trench of the Black Atlantic / Oyekan Owomoyela -- I sing the Black body electric : transnationalism and the Black body in Walt Whitman, Alain Locke, and Paul Robeson / Jeffrey C. Stewart -- W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black intellectual abroad / Anna Scacchi -- Re-mapping Caribbean land(sea)scapes : aquatic metaphors and transatlantic homes in Caryl Phillips's The Atlantic sound / Elvira Pulitano -- Strike a pose : capitalism's Black identity / Paulla A. Ebron -- "Nothing but a feeling of brotherhood" : the interracial question and the return to Africa in Pauline Hopkin's Of one blood / Simone Francescato -- Marine origins and anti-marine tropism in the French Caribbean : André and Simone Schwarz-Bart / Antoinette Tidjani Alou -- Narratives of Traversal : Jamaica Kincaid and the erasure of the postcolonial subject / Paul Giles
Summary "This book 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."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-406) and index
Notes Annalisa Oboe teaches English and Postcolonial Literature at the University of Padua, Italy. Her publications include Fiction, History and Nation in South Africa (1994) and the edited volume Mongrel Signatures: Reflections on the Work of Mudrooroo (2003) and Approaching Sea Changes: Metamorphoses and Migrations across the Atlantic (2005). Anna Scacchi teaches American Literature at the University of Padua. She is the author of a book on Melville's Benito Cereno (2000), and has co-authored a book on American multilingualism (2005)
Print version record
Subject African diaspora.
Africans -- Migrations.
Black people -- Intellectual life
Arts, Black.
Cultural fusion and the arts.
HISTORY -- World.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- African-American.
African diaspora
Africans -- Migrations
Arts, Black
Black people -- Intellectual life
Civilization -- African influences
Cultural fusion and the arts
Literatur -- Schwarze -- Atlantikküste -- Geschichte 20. Jh.
Kultur -- Schwarze -- Atlantikküste -- Geschichte 20. Jh.
America -- Civilization -- African influences.
Europe -- Civilization -- African influences.
Atlantischer Raum
Form Electronic book
Author Oboe, Annalisa.
Scacchi, Anna
LC no. 2007037751
ISBN 9780203929582