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“Reading Harryette Mullen is like hearing a new musical instrument”: Accidental Music in the Critical Lyric.

“Reading Harryette Mullen is like hearing a new musical instrument”: Accidental Music in the Critical Lyric. Abstract Michael Palmer said that “reading Harryette Mullen is like hearing a new musical instrument,” and indeed, what is most striking about her poetic … Continue reading

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“Ghosts, Ancestors and Signature: Echoes of Identity in Minority Literature”

“Ghosts, Ancestors and Signature: Echoes of Identity in Minority Literature” Abstract The ghost, the spectre, the apparition are accused of terrorizing the literary imagination; the sinister manifestation of a destabilized identity—unfixed and disconnected from perceived narratives of the past. However, … Continue reading

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” From Bardism to Minstrelsy to the Avant Garde: Reconfiguring a Sonic Identity”

” From Bardism to Minstrelsy to the Avant Garde: Reconfiguring a Sonic Identity” Abstract: The Fiske Jubilee Singers took Swansea by storm in 1874 as they performed spirituals to audiences of up to 1500 at a time. This stage in … Continue reading

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