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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
May 12
Goodreads rating
4.19
ISBN
9780674980303
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jun 11, 2020
This book is extraordinary.      source