Historiographic Metafiction And The Neo-slave Narrative.pdf

Historiographic Metafiction And The Neo-slave Narrative PDF

Christiane Hawkins

The classic slave narrative recounted a fugitive slaves personal story condemning slavery and hence working towards abolition. The neo-slave narrative underlines the slaves historical legacy by unveiling the past through foregrounding African Atlantic experiences in an attempt to create a critical historiography of the Black Atlantic. The neo-slave narrative is a genre that emerged following World War II and presents us with a dialogue combining the history of 1970 - 2000. In this book I seek to explore how the contemporary counter-part of the classic slave narrative draws, reflects or diverges from the general conventions of its predecessor. I argue that by scrutinizing our notion of truth, the neo-slave narrative remains a relevant, important witness to the history of slavery as well as to todays still racialized society. The historiographic metafiction of the neo-slave narrative rewrites history with the goal of digesting the past and ultimately leading to future reconciliation.

Slave Narratives Definition - Free PDF eBook Historiographic Metafiction and the Neo-slave Narrative - FIU Digital Nov 1, 2012 whose narratives emphasized slave trade and labor, are typical examples. As …

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