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The Resource Each hour redeem : time and justice in African American literature, Daylanne K. English

Each hour redeem : time and justice in African American literature, Daylanne K. English

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Each hour redeem : time and justice in African American literature
Title
Each hour redeem
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time and justice in African American literature
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Daylanne K. English
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Language
eng
Summary
Each Hour Redeem advances a major reinterpretation of African American literature from the late eighteenth century to the present by demonstrating how its authors are centrally concerned with racially different experiences of time. Daylanne K. English argues that, from Phillis Wheatley to Suzan-Lori Parks, African American writers have depicted distinctive forms of temporality to challenge racial injustices supported by dominant ideas of time. The first book to explore the representation of time throughout the African American literary canon, Each Hour Redeem illumina
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Each hour redeem : time and justice in African American literature, Daylanne K. English
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Each hour redeem : time and justice in African American literature, Daylanne K. English
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctt46npg5
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-217) and index
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volume
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nc
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multicolored
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Contents
Introduction: Political fictions -- Ticking, not talking: Timekeeping in early African American literature -- "Temporal damage": Pragmatism and Plessy in African American novels, 1896-1902 -- "The death of the last black man": Repetition, lynching, and capital punishment in twentieth-century African American literature -- "Seize the time!" Strategic presentism in the black arts movement -- Being black there: Contemporary African American detective fiction -- Conclusion: Political truths
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1 online resource (vii, 230 pages)
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9781461939672
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