Table of contents for Ulysses in Black : Ralph Ellison, classicism, and African American literature / Patrice D. Rankine.

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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.