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Haunting Capital
Memory, Text and the Black Diasporic Body
Hershini Young

Dartmouth College Press



Contents

Acknowledgments
• Introduction
Memory, Text, Body
Opening Heads and Reaching Shores
Reading Ghostly Desire in Bessie Head’s A Question of Power and Deborah Jack’s SHORE
• Between a Push and a Fall
The Politics of Re-Memory in Gayl Jones’s Corregidora
• Hungry Women
Economies of Injury in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions
• The Wounding of Displacement
Looking for Home in Maryse Condé’s Hérémakhonon
• Coda
The Haunting Distance Between Two Places—South Africa and South Carolina
Index

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