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Embodying American slavery in contemporary culture

Lisa Woolfork

Embodying American slavery in contemporary culture

by Lisa Woolfork

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Slavery -- United States -- Psychological aspects,
  • Psychic trauma -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Popular culture -- United States,
  • Body, Human, in popular culture,
  • Slavery in literature,
  • Slavery in motion pictures,
  • Historical reenactments -- United States,
  • United States -- Intellectual life,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLisa Woolfork.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE441 .W89 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16870723M
    ISBN 109780252033902
    LC Control Number2008019217

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      " Horton, “Slavery in American History,” 50–53; Lisa Woolfork, Embodying American Slavery in Contemporary Culture (Urbana, Ill., ), –; James Oliver Horton, “Presenting Slavery: The Perils of Telling America’s Racial Story,” Public Histor no. 4 (): 19–38, here 30–36; Kate F. Stover, “Is It Real History Yet?Author: Drew A. Swanson. Books shelved as modern-slavery: Not for Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade—and How We Can Fight It by David Batstone, The Slave Next Door: Human.


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Embodying American Slavery in Contemporary Culture Lisa Woolfork is associate professor of English at the University of Virginia. Her academic speciality is African American Literature and Culture with a focus on Black women’s literature, Black identity, and legacies of American slavery.

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