Talking Words: New Essays on the Work of David Dabydeen
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Talking Words: New Essays on the Work of David Dabydeen

By Lynne Macedo
US$ 9.99
Book Description

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. Poetic Reappraisals
    • 1. Cultural Hybridity in David Dabydeen’s Poetry
    • 2. Living Beadless in a Foreign Land: David Dabydeen’s Poetry of Disappearance
    • 3. Fresh Names: Audience, Authenticity and the African Imaginary in Turner and A Harlot’s Progress
  • Part 2 (Re)reading the Novels
    • 4. Translating The Intended
    • 5. Intertextuality and the “Spatialization” of Reading Conradian Journeys in Dabydeen’s Disappearance
    • 6. David Dabydeen’s A Harlot’s Progress: Re-presenting the Slave Narrative Genre
    • 7. “To Say Profitably”: Dabydeen’s Exoticist Aesthetic
    • 8. Re-scripting Genealogies: Or, On the Purpose of (Re)writing in David Dabydeen’s Our Lady of Demerara
    • 9. “Everything Is Illuminated”: Trauma, Literary Alchemy and Transfiguration in David Dabydeen’s Molly and the Muslim Stick
    • 10. The Magic of Your Making: Magic and Realism in David Dabydeen’s Recent Fiction
  • Contributors
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