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Series: New Americanists
Published: 06 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380146-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8014-6
Book Chapter

By Kobena Mercer
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... black necrophilia intertextuality melancholia montage trauma ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
.... In view of John Akomfrah’s notion of “black necrophilia,” which unsettles the psychoanalytic distinction between mourning and melancholia so as to address the ghosts of colonial history, the analysis closely engages Walter Benjamin’s philosophy of history, which arose from his reading of allegory...
Book Chapter

By Kobena Mercer
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... Collective oeuvre. In view of John Akomfrah’s notion of “black necrophilia,” which unsettles the psychoanalytic distinction between mourning and melancholia so as to address the ghosts of colonial history, the analysis closely engages Walter Benjamin’s philosophy of history, which arose from his reading...