Who will pay reparations on my soul? : essays / Jesse McCarthy
Book | Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company | 2021 | First edition.
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Edition
First edition.
Description
xxi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-302) and index.
Summary
A young critic's essays on race and culture, from Toni Morrison to trap. -- adapted from back cover.
"This is a very smart and soulful book. Jesse McCarthy is a terrific essayist." --Zadie Smith. A supremely talented young critic's essays on race and culture, from Toni Morrison to trap, herald the arrival of a major new voice in American letters.
Contents
The master's tools -- The origin of others -- Venus and the angel of history -- The low end theory -- Black Dada nihilismus -- To make a poet black -- Back in the day -- Notes on trap -- An open letter to D'Angelo -- Language and the black intellectual tradition -- Underground man -- Fathers and sons -- The protest poets -- On Afropessimism -- Who will pay reparations on my soul? -- The work of art in the age of spectacular reproduction -- What is a cafe? -- In the zone -- The time of the assassins -- Harlem is everywhere.
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ISBN
9781631496486 (hardcover)
1631496484 (hardcover)
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