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Black, White, and in Color offers a long-awaited collection of major essays by Hortense Spillers, one of the most influential and inspiring black critics of the past twenty years. Spanning her work from the early 1980s, in which she pioneered a broadly poststructuralist approach to African American literature, and extending through her turn to cultural studies in the 1990s ...more
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Published May 28th 2003 by University Of Chicago Press (first published 2003)
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worth the read, especially for the later essays. The critique of radical feminism in Interstices should be taught in more classes, and the essays everyone references are incredible.
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I have often referred to Spillers as "my favorite critic" and her work had a huge impact on my undergrad honors thesis.
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Hortense Spillers is a literary critic, Black Feminist scholar and the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor at Vanderbilt University. A scholar of the African diaspora, Spillers is known for her essays on African-American literature in Black, White, and In Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture, published by the University of Chicago Press in 2003 and Comparative American Identities: Ra ...more
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