Publisher: Lexington Books (September 15, 2016)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 6.9 MB
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Atlantis in a different way expands the examine of the African diaspora through concentrating on postcolonial literary expressions from Latin the USA and Africa. The ebook experiences the presence of classical references in texts written through writers (black and non-black) who're dedicated to the articulation of the fragmented historical past of the African adventure from the center Passage to the current open air of Euro-centric perspectives. therefore, this e-book addresses the silencing of the African Diaspora in the professional discourses of Latin the USA and Hispanic Africa, in addition to the constraints that linguistic and geographic limitations have imposed upon scholarship.The participants handle questions relating to the types of race and cultural identification by means of reading a various physique of Afro-Latin American and Afro-Hispanic receptions of classical literature and its imaginaries. Literary texts in Spanish and Portuguese written in nations similar to Brazil, Colombia, and Equatorial Guinea give you the chance for a transnational and trans-linguistic exam of using classical tropes and subject matters in twentieth-century drama, fiction, folklore experiences, and narrative.