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The Black Atlantic

Modernity and Double-Consciousness

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PAPERBACK

$33.00 • £23.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674076068

Publication: March 1995

Short

280 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Not for sale in UK & British Commonwealth (except Canada)

  • Preface
  • 1. The Black Atlantic as a Counterculture of Modernity
  • 2. Masters, Mistresses, Slaves, and the Antinomies of Modernity
  • 3. “Jewels Brought from Bondage”: Black Music and the Politics of Authenticity
  • 4. “Cheer the Weary Traveller”: W. E. B. Du Bois, Germany, and the Politics of (Dis)placement
  • 5. “Without the Consolation of Tears”: Richard Wright, France, and the Ambivalence of Community
  • 6. “Not a Story to Pass On”: Living Memory and the Slave Sublime
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index