By Monique-Adelle Callahan
The writers every one conceived of the poem as a dynamic discussion board the place new ideas of person and collective freedoms can be imagined. of their paintings readers come upon the poem as a domain of cross-cultural alternate, a literary area within which the limits of state will be redefined. Between the Lines areas nationwide poetics in a world economic system of identities, histories and languages. It appears to poetry to illustrate how humans translate from one cultural or linguistic area to a different, how literary expression writes identities, and the way language is used to conceptualize history.
The e-book is the 1st to juxtapose Cuba, Brazil and the USA in a research of nineteenth-century women's poetry, and the 1st to incorporate the Lusophone literary culture in a comparative research of African descendants in Latin the US, the united states, and the Caribbean. With shut readings and expertly rendered translations, Monique-Adelle Callahan situates the paintings of those 3 poets in a hemispheric context that opens up their writing to new interpretations and expands the definition of "African American" literature.
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Between the Lines: Literary Transnationalism and African American Poetics (Imagining the Americas) by Monique-Adelle Callahan