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Remembering Generations
Author: Ashraf H. A. Rushdy

ISBN: 9780807849170
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 11 March 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6 x 1.3
Description:
Slavery is America's family secret, a partially hidden phantom that continues to haunt our national imagination. "Remembering Generations" explores how three contemporary African American writers artistically represent this notion in novels about the enduring effects of slavery on the descendants of slaves in the post@-civil rights era.

Focusing on Gayl Jones's "Corregidora" (1975), David Bradley's "The Chaneysville Incident" (1981), and Octavia Butler's "Kindred" (1979), Ashraf Rushdy situates these works in their cultural moment of production, highlighting the ways in which they respond to contemporary debates about race and family. Tracing the evolution of this literary form, he considers such works as Edward Ball's "Slaves in the Family" (1998), in which descendants of slaveholders expose the family secrets of their ancestors.

"Remembering Generations" examines how cultural works contribute to social debates, how a particular representational form emerges out of a specific historical epoch, and how some contemporary intellectuals meditate on the issue of historical responsibility--of...

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