Directions home : approaches to African-Canadian literature /
George Elliott Clarke.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2012.
xii, 320 p.
9780802091536 (cloth), 9780802094254 (pbk.)
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Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2012.
9780802091536 (cloth)
9780802094254 (pbk.)
contents note
Divagation: Approaching African-Canadian literature (again) -- 'This is no hearsay': Reading the Canadian slave narratives -- A.B. Walker and Anna Minerva Henderson: Two Afro-New Brunswick responses to 'The Black Atlantic' -- Introducing a distinct genre of African-Canadian literature: The church narrative -- Afro-gynocentric Darwinism in the drama of George Elroy Boyd -- Seeing through race: Surveillance of Black males in Jessome, satirizing Black stereotypes in James -- Raising raced and erased executions in African-Canadian literature: Or, unearthing Angélique -- Let us compare anthologies: Harmonizing the founding African-Canadian and Italian-Canadian literary collections -- The idea of Europe in African-Canadian literature -- Does (Afro-) Caribbean-Canadian literature exist? In the Caribbean? -- Voluptuous rapine: The viscous economy of 'Vice" in the short fiction of H. Nigel Thomas and Althea Prince -- Repatriating Arthur Nortje -- Locating the early Dionne Brand: Landing a voice -- Maxine Tynes: A sounding and a hearing -- Bring da noise: The poetics of performance, chez d'bi.young and Oni Joseph -- Frederick Ward: Writing as jazz.
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Includes bibliographic references and index.

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