Archives of Flesh: African America, Spain, and Post-Humanist by Robert F. Reid-Pharr PDF

By Robert F. Reid-Pharr

Enlists the rules of post-humanist critique which will examine a long time of intimate dialogues among African American and Spanish intellectuals 

In Archives of Flesh, Robert Reid-Pharr unearths the deep heritage of highbrow engagement among African the United States and Spain.  Opening a desirable window onto black and anti-Fascist highbrow existence from 1898 during the mid-1950s, Reid-Pharr argues that key associations of Western Humanism, together with American faculties and universities, built in intimate relation to slavery, colonization, and white supremacy.  This retreat to rigidly proven philosophical and important traditions can by no means totally address—or even absolutely recognize—the deep-seated hostility to black subjectivity underlying the humanist excellent of a transcendent Manhood.               

Calling for a in particular anti-white supremacist reexamination of the files of black subjectivity and resistance, Reid-Pharr enlists the rules of post-humanist critique for you to examine many years of intimate dialogues among African American and Spanish intellectuals, together with Salaria Kea, Federico Garcia Lorca, Nella Larsen, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Chester Himes, Lynn Nottage, and Pablo Picasso. within the strategy Reid-Pharr takes up the “African American Spanish Archive” with a purpose to face up to the anti-corporeal, anti-black, anti-human biases that stand on the middle of Western Humanism. 

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