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The déjà vu : Black dreams & Black time

Call Number

  • 921 C5824 (CEN)

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Publication Information

Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 2022.

Physical Description

317 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 21 cm

Summary

"Gabrielle Civil mines black dreams and black time to reveal a vibrant archive of black feminist creative expressions. Emerging from the intersection of pandemic and uprising, the déjà vu activates forms both new and ancestral, drawing movement, speech, and lyric essay into performance memoir. As Civil considers Haitian tourist paintings, dance rituals, race at the movies, black feminist legacies, and more, she reflects on her personal losses and desires, speculates on black time, and dreams into expansive black life. With intimacy, humor, and verve, the déjà vu blurs boundaries between memory, grief, and love; then, now, and the future"--

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