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Author Quashie, Kevin Everod.
Title The sovereignty of quiet [electronic resource] : beyond resistance in Black culture / Kevin Quashie.
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  PS508.N3 Q83 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (v, 193 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: why quiet -- Publicness, silence, and the sovereignty of the interior -- Not double consciousness but the consciousness of surrender -- Maud Martha and the practice of paying attention -- Quiet, vulnerability, and nationalism -- The capacities of waiting, the expressiveness of prayer -- Conclusion: to be one.
Subject American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
African Americans -- Race identity.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
Group identity in literature.
Related To Print version: Quashie, Kevin Everod. The sovereignty of quiet. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2012. 9780813553092 0813553091 9780813553108 0813553105 0813553113 (DLC) 2011035602
ISBN 0813553113 (electronic bk.)
9780813553115 (electronic bk.)
9780813553092 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813553091 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813553108 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813553105 (pbk. : alk. paper)