Monthly Archives: April 2017

“ELOQUENT OMISSIONS” AND THE VIOLENCE OF TEXT: LOCATING AND RECONSTRUCTING THE PRE-AESTHETIC NEGRO SPIRITUAL

The thirtieth of May 1867 marked the beginning of the end for the Negro spiritual. On that date, there appeared in the New York Nation a notice of “the first attempt to collect and understand” that species of hymns often … Continue reading

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