The Resource Ghosts of slavery : a literary archaeology of Black women's lives, Jenny Sharpe

Ghosts of slavery : a literary archaeology of Black women's lives, Jenny Sharpe

Label
Ghosts of slavery : a literary archaeology of Black women's lives
Title
Ghosts of slavery
Title remainder
a literary archaeology of Black women's lives
Statement of responsibility
Jenny Sharpe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
While some scholars imply that only the struggle for freedom was legitimate, Jenny Sharpe complicates the linear narrative--from slavery to freedom and literacy--that emerged from the privileging of autobiographical accounts like that of Frederick Douglass. She challenges a paradigm that equates agency with resistance and self-determination, and introduces new ways to examine negotiations for power within the constraints of slavery
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
810.9/353
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9210.O5
LC item number
S47 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Ghosts of slavery : a literary archaeology of Black women's lives, Jenny Sharpe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-181) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the haunting of history -- "The rebels old obeah woman" : history as spirit possession -- "An incomparable nurse" : the obi of domesticity -- "Our history was truly broken" : writing back to a slave past -- "A very troublesome woman" : who speaks for the morality of slave women?
Control code
ocn191938825
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 187 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816692385
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 08798993-6022-4293-89d5-1316ab56c46d
  • 22573/cttbmp9h
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24178020
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191938825
  • pebcs0816692386

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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