Journals Higher Education



01 March 2014

288 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-3/16 inches

ISBN: 9781846319549

Bookseller Code (06)

Shuttles in the Rocking Loom

Mapping the Black Diaspora in African American and Caribbean Fiction

Jennifer Terry

Liverpool University Press

  • Original approach focuses on the symbolic geographies mapped in African-American, Caribbean and black British fiction.
  • A wide comparative scope brings together Anglo- and Francophone novels by 25 writers from N. America, the Caribbean and Europe.
  • Draws on recent postcolonial theories such as those of Édouard Glissant and Paul Gilroy to highlights the significance of the spatial in discourses of diaspora.