In the Wake: On Blackness and Being

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Author: Christina Sharpe
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 192
Language: english
Year: 2016
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Synopsis

In this original and trenchant work, Christina Sharpe interrogates literary, visual, cinematic, and quotidian representations of Black life that comprise what she calls the "orthography of the wake." Activating multiple registers of "wake"—the path behind a ship, keeping watch with...