Postmodern Tales of Slavery in the Americas
From Alejo Carpentier to Charles Johnson
First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Using American Slavery to Construct Black Aesthetics; Chapter 2 Dissembling History: Postmodern Irony as Narrative Strategy; Chapter 3 Re(-)fusing the New World in Accounts of the Middle Passage; Chapter 4 Oscillatory Structures, Running Away, and (Dis)Locating the Self; Conclusion Problematics of the Questioning of Identity;
Timothy J. Cox
"Postmodern Tales of Slavery in the Americas attempts something that few literary critics have been in a position to do: to examine comparatively novels about slavery across the English, French, and Spanish literary traditions in the U.S. and the Caribbean." -- George Handley, Brigham Young University Mississippi Quarterly