(Dis) Forming the American Canon : African-Arabic Slave Narratives and the Vernacular.

Judy offers an alternative interpretation of literacy that challenges traditional Enlightenment discourses claim that literacy and reason are the privileged properties of Western culture. Judy argues, on the basis of his readings of autobiographical African-American Arabic slave narratives, that thr...

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Main Author: Judy, Ronald A. T.
Other Authors: Lubiano, Wahneema.
Format: Electronic
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1993.
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