Issue 1

Issue 1.1 (2014): Slavery Revisited

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Image of the French Slave Ship La Marie Seraphique*

Carsten Junker, Marie-Luise Löffler | Editors Note (Abstract)

Michel Feith | “Introduction: Weaving Texts and Memories: Around Toni Morrison’s Beloved  (Abstract)

Sabine Broeck | “Commentary (Response to Michel Feith)” (Abstract)

Claudine Raynaud | “Memory Work”  (Abstract)

Judith Misrahi-Barak | “Post-Beloved Writing: Review, Revitalize, Recalculate”  (Abstract)

Samira Spatzek | “‘Own Yourself, Woman:’ Toni Morrison’s A Mercy, Early Modernity, and Property”  (Abstract)

Stefanie Mueller | “Standing Up To Words: Writing and Resistance in Toni Morrison’s A Mercy  (Abstract)

Emmanuelle Andrès | “Reading/Writing ‘the most wretched business’: Toni Morrison’s A Mercy  (Abstract)

Monica Michlin | “Writing/Reading Slavery as Trauma: Toni Morrison’s A Mercy  (Abstract)

Maria Varsam | “To Remember or Not to Remember: Traumatic Memory and the Legacy of Slavery in Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred and Toni Morrisons Beloved  (Abstract)

Melba Joyce Boyd | “The Ghost Got It Wrong: Frances E. W. Harper and Toni Morrison. A Century A/Part”  (Abstract)

Claude Le Fustec | “Beyond Magic Realism: the Stuff of Ordinary Lives? Lorene Cary’s Rewriting of Beloved  (Abstract)

Stefanie Schäfer | “Plantation Spaces and the Black Body: Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained as Maroon Narrative”  (Abstract)

Christina Sharpe | “The Lie at the Center of Everything”  (Abstract)


*Image: Anonymous. Un navire négrier nantais, La Marie-Séraphique, en provenance d’Afrique, arrive à Saint Domingue, île française des Antilles [A Slave Ship Hailing from Nantes, the Marie-Séraphique, Arriving in Saint-Domingue, a French Caribbean Island, from Africa]. 1773. Courtesy, Nantes History Museum at the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany.