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Title Under the sky of my Africa : Alexander Pushkin and blackness / edited by Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, Nicole Svobodny, and Ludmilla A. Trigos ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates Jr
Published Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2006


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 417 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Series Studies in Russian literature and theory
Studies of the Harriman Institute
Studies in Russian literature and theory.
Studies of the Harriman Institute.
Contents Introduction: Was Pushkin black and does it matter? / Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy and Ludmilla A. Trigos -- A.P. Gannibal : on the occasion of the three hundredth anniversary of the birth of Alexander Pushkin's great-grandfather / N.K. Teletova -- Pushkin on his African heritage : publications during his lifetime / J. Thomas Shaw -- Ruslan and Ludmila : Pushkin's anxiety of blackness / Richard F. Gustafson -- How black was Pushkin? : otherness and self-creation / David M. Bethea -- The telltale black baby, or, Why Pushkin began The blackamoor of Peter the Great but didn't finish it / Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy -- Making a true image : blackness and Pushkin portraits / Richard C. Borden -- Pushkin and Othello / Catherine O'Neil -- The Pushkin of opportunity in the Harlem renaissance / Olga P. Hasty -- "Bound by blood to the race" : Pushkin in African American context / Anne Lounsbery -- Tsvetaeva's "blackest of black" (naicherneishii) Pushkin / Liza Knapp -- "Sometimes I feel like a motherless child" : Paul Robeson and the 1949 Pushkin jubilee / Alexandar Mihailovic -- Artur Vincent Lourié's The blackamoor of Peter the Great : Pushkin's exotic ancestor as twentieth-century opera / Caryl Emerson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject 880-01 Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837 -- Knowledge -- Race awareness
880-01/(N Пушкин, Александр Сергеевич, 1799-1837 -- Knowledge -- Race awareness
880-02 Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837 -- Family
880-02/(N Пушкин, Александр Сергеевич, 1799-1837 -- Family
Pushkin family.
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837
Pushkin family
Puškin, Aleksandr S.
Racially mixed people -- Race identity -- Russia
Black people in literature
Race awareness in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Russian & Former Soviet Union.
Race awareness
Black people in literature
Ethnic relations
Race awareness in literature
Racially mixed people -- Race identity
Russia -- Ethnic relations
Form Electronic book
Author Nepomnyashchy, Catharine Theimer.
Svobodny, Nicole.
Trigos, Ludmilla A.
ISBN 9780810162051