What is Africa to me - now?: Hartman, Gil, Africanism and slave memory in America and Brazil

Wood, Marcus (2015) What is Africa to me - now?: Hartman, Gil, Africanism and slave memory in America and Brazil. In: Bordin, Elisa and Scacchi, Anna (eds.) Transatlantic Memories of Slavery: Remembering the Past Changing the Future. Cambria Press, New York, pp. 270-291. ISBN 9781604979039

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Abstract

The first comparative analysis of the construction of Africa within the cultural memory of African Americans and Afro Brazilians. The analysis is focused on a close reading of two key texts: Saidiya Hartman’s 'Lose Your Mother' and Gilberto Gil, 'Pierre Verger mensangeiro entre Dois Mundos'.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Slavery, traumatic memory, Brazil, North America, Roots, Gilberto Gil, Pierre Verger, Saidiya Hartman
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Subjects: D History General and Old World
E History America > E151 United States (General) > E0186 Colonial history (1607-1775)
E History America > E151 United States (General) > E0740 Twentieth century
E History America > E151 United States (General) > E0893 Twenty-first century
F History United States, Canada, Latin America > F2201 South America > F2501 Brazil
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR > N0400 Art museums, galleries, etc.
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR > N4390 Exhibitions
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR > N8600 Economics of art
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR > N8700 Art and the state. Public art
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Depositing User: Marcus Wood
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2015 13:59
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2015 13:59
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/56584
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