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Monstrous intimacies

Christina Elizabeth Sharpe

Monstrous intimacies

making post-slavery subjects

by Christina Elizabeth Sharpe

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press in Durham, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Race relations,
  • African Americans in popular culture,
  • Women slaves,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-242) and index.

    StatementChristina Sharpe
    SeriesPerverse modernities, Perverse modernities
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.625 .S537 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24803886M
    ISBN 109780822345916, 9780822346098
    LC Control Number2010011135

    Add to Calendar The Contemporary Ramifications of Slavery: Workshop and Public Dialogue This two-day event will feature Dionne Brand, English and Theatre Studies professor of the University of Guelph, and Christina Sharpe, English professor of Tufts University. Professor Brand is a poet, a novelist, and an essayist. Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects. Durham: Duke UP, In her first book Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects, Christina Sharpe is concerned with black representation, the gaze, and subjective and objective positioning.

      This two-day event will feature Dionne Brand, English and Theatre Studies professor of the University of Guelph, and Christina Sharpe, English professor of Tufts University. Professor Brand is a poet, a novelist, and an essayist. Her writings typically involve the topics of social justice, particularly on the issues of gender and race. She has written more than a dozen books, and her. Tayari Jones signs books at the Harvard Book Store By Soumyaa Mazumder. By Yash Kumbhat, On Blackness and Being” and “Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects.” Jones.

    Sharpe, Christina. Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subject. Duke University Press, In the Wake: On Blackness and Being. Duke University Press, Shin, Laura. “The Racial Wealth Gap: Why a Typical White Household Has 16 Times the Wealth of a Black One.”. Monstrous Mandalas Coloring Book, Brand New, Free shipping in the US. $ $ Free shipping. The Monstrous Lexicon (Hardback or Cased Book) $ $ Free shipping. Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects (Paperback or Softback) $ Free shipping. BUY 1, GET 1 AT 5% OFF (add 2 to cart) See all eligible Rating: % positive.


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It is international in its scope Author: Christina Sharpe. Arguing that the fundamental, familiar, sexual violence of slavery and racialized subjugation have continued to shape black and white subjectivities into the present, Christina Sharpe interprets African diasporic and Black Atlantic visual and literary texts that address those “monstrous intimacies” and their repetition as constitutive of post-slavery by:   The root of Sharpes theories in In the Wake can be found in this book.

While In The Wake is stylistically superior, the ideas Sharpe relays regarding what she calls monstrous intimacies provides an intriguing insight into the ramifications of the Transatlantic Slave Trade in /5. “Monstrous Intimacies is a remarkable study, lucid, engaging, and thoroughly engrossing.”—Sharon Patricia Holland, author of Raising the Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity “Monstrous Intimacies is an original, enriching look at the variety of artistic forms and practices that interrogate the illness of the post-slavery Brand: Duke University Press.

In Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects, Christina Sharpe explores the way in which the power relations of freedom and enslavement intrinsic to Atlantic slavery have informed human subjectivity in the present.

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Download for offline reading, Monstrous intimacies book, bookmark or take notes while you read Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects.4/5(1). Introduction: Making monstrous intimacies: surviving slavery, bearing freedom --Gayl Jones's Corregidora and reading the "Days that were pages of hysteria" --Bessie Head, Saartje Baartman, and Maru: redemption, subjectification, and the problem of liberation --Isaac Julien's The attendant and the sadomasochism of everyday black life --Kara.

An exploration of differences in the ways that individuals are implicated in monstrous intimacies depending on gender, sexuality and race would have been especially effective. Nevertheless, Monstrous Intimacies is an impressive study that offers valuable strategies for rethinking subjectivity in relation to : Sonia Hope.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Arguing that the fundamental, familiar, and often sexual violence of slavery has shaped black and white subjectivities from the earliest days of transatlantic slavery to the present, Christina Sharpe interprets Black Atlantic visual and literary texts that address the "monstrous intimacies" imposed by.

Monstrous Intimacies by Christina Elizabeth Sharpe,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(48). Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects. begins with a repetition of the scene of Aunt Hester's beating, made famous in Frederick Douglass's.

Narrative. Sharpe's attention to the scene is essential in the introduction to her book as it not only elucidates the ways in which. "Introduction: Making Monstrous Intimacies: Surviving Slavery, Bearing Freedom", Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects, Christina Sharpe Download citation file: Zotero.

Monstrous intimacies: making post-slavery subjects / Christina Sharpe. Format Book Published Durham, NC: Duke University Press, Description xi, p.: ill. ; 24 cm. Uniform series Perverse modernities.

Contents. Gayl Jones's Corregidora and reading the "Days that were pages of hysteria". The first half of the book took way too long to get to the point. The second half of the book is when all the great action happened. That would warrant this book with 4 stars but I could barely get through the first part because it was so repetitive so, his the 3 stars.

I also do not feel compelled to read the other book that goes with this/5(56). Monstrous is a simply delightful book, one that can be equally enjoyed by both the young reader and their older counterparts. Partly re-imagined Frankenstein and partly inspired fairy tale as those famous Brothers Grimm would spin, Monstrous is both lyrical and simple/5.

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It Pages: In Metroimperial Intimacies Victor Román Mendoza combines historical, literary, and archival analysis with queer-of-color critique to show how U.S. imperial incursions into the Philippines enabled the growth of unprecedented social and sexual intimacies between native Philippine and U.S.

subjects. The real and imagined intimacies—whether expressed through friendship, love, or eroticism. Get this from a library! Monstrous intimacies: making post-slavery subjects. [Christina Elizabeth Sharpe] -- A study of how black subjectivity is formed at the site of the intimate encounter.Monstrous is a New England Book Awards Finalist The (gorgeous!) Cover for MONSTROUS was revealed on Tuesday, J on YA Books Central - You have until 7/24 to .Lately, I have been thinking about “Middle Passage” in terms of Christina Sharpe’s book Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects (), and her framing of a post-slavery subjectivity in which the violence and racialized subjugation of chattel slavery, particularly carried out in intimate sexual and social relations between.