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Teaching African American Literature Through Experiential Praxis

African American Writers in Europe

Authors: Hayes, Jennifer L.

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  • Fills the gap in resources for instructors committed to infusing theoretical approaches to praxis
  • Draws on the connections between Black feminist theory, critical pedagogy, and cultural studies
  • Serves as a foundational text for exploring innovative strategies for teaching African American literature in Europe
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This book focuses on teaching African American literature through experiential praxis. Specifically, the book presents several canonical African American literature authors in a study abroad context. The book chapters consider the historical implications of travel within the African American literature tradition including slave narratives, migration narratives, and expatriate narratives. The book foregrounds this tradition and includes activities, rhetorical prompts, and thematic discussion that support instruction.

About the authors

Jennifer L. Hayes is Associate Professor at Tennessee State University, USA. She has published on travel and experiential praxis in the African American literature tradition in South Atlantic Review and South Journal. Additionally, she has published book chapters in Dark Tourism and Pilgrimage as well as A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottage.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Buy this book

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Teaching African American Literature Through Experiential Praxis
Book Subtitle
African American Writers in Europe
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-48595-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-48595-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-48594-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 132
Number of Illustrations
21 b/w illustrations
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