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Stolen Life - consent not to be a single being (Paperback)
  • Stolen Life - consent not to be a single being (Paperback)

Stolen Life - consent not to be a single being (Paperback)

Paperback 328 Pages / Published: 29/06/2018
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"Taken as a trilogy, consent not to be a single being is a monumental accomplishment: a brilliant theoretical intervention that might be best described as a powerful case for blackness as a category of analysis."-Brent Hayes Edwards, author of Epistrophies: Jazz and the Literary Imagination

In Stolen Life-the second volume in his landmark trilogy consent not to be a single being-Fred Moten undertakes an expansive exploration of blackness as it relates to black life and the collective refusal of social death. The essays resist categorization, moving from Moten's opening meditation on Kant, Olaudah Equiano, and the conditions of black thought through discussions of academic freedom, writing and pedagogy, non-neurotypicality, and uncritical notions of freedom. Moten also models black study as a form of social life through an engagement with Fanon, Hartman, and Spillers and plumbs the distinction between blackness and black people in readings of Du Bois and Nahum Chandler. The force and creativity of Moten's criticism resonate throughout, reminding us not only of his importance as a thinker, but of the continued necessity of interrogating blackness as a form of sociality.

Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822370581
Number of pages: 328
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm

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