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Contents Prologue: Preparing for the Journey of Ulysses in Black 000 1. Classica Africana: The Nascent Study of Black Classicism 000 Journey I: From Eurocentrism to Black Classicism 2. Birth of a Hero: The Poetics and Politics of Ulysses in Classical Literature 000 3. Ulysses Lost on Racial Frontiers: The Limits of Classicism in the Modern World 000 4. The New, Negro Ulysses: Classicism in African-American Literature as a Return from the Black (W)hole 000 Journey II: Ralph Ellison¿s Black American Ulysses 5. ¿Ulysses alone in Polly-what's-his-name's cave¿: Ralph Ellison and the Uses of Myth 000 6. Ulysses in Black: Lynching, Dismemberment, Dionysiac Rites 000 7. Ulysses (Re)Journeying Home: Bridging the Divide between Black Studies and the Classics 000 Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- African American authors -- Greek influences.
American literature -- African American authors -- Classical influences.
Ellison, Ralph -- Criticism and interpretation.
Odysseus (Greek mythology) in literature.
Mythology, Classical, in literature.
Classicism in literature.
Literature, Comparative -- Modern and classical.