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Black Odysseys

The Homeric Odyssey in the African Diaspora Since 1939

Black Odysseys( )
Author: McConnell, Justine
Series title:Classical Presences Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $125.00
Book Description:

This book explores works from Africa and the African diaspora which respond to the Homeric Odyssey. As a founding text of the Western canon, and as a homecoming trope and quest for identity, the Odyssey has inspired writers who are simultaneously striving against and appropriating the very forms which had been used to oppress them.

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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / American / African American
Literary Criticism / Ancient & Classical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.772 x 8.619 x 0.971 Inches
Book Weight:1.179 Pounds

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