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Being Property Once Myself

Blackness and the End of Man

Joshua Bennett

A prize-winning poet argues that blackness acts as the caesura between human and nonhuman, man and animal.Throughout US history, black people have been configured as sociolegal nonpersons, a subgenre of the human. Being Property Once Myself delves into the literary imagination and ethical concerns that have emerged from this experience. Each chapte...
Publish Date
2020-05-12T00:00:00.000Z
2020-05-12T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.19
ISBN
9780674980303
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
2020-06-11T14:20:31.000Z
This book is extraordinary.      source