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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 121–148.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Shanna Greene Benjamin Abstract Little more than a decade after publishing Invisible Man (1952), Ralph Ellison published “Out of the Hospital and under the Bar” (1963): an excised chapter of the novel that portrayed Mary Rambo—a black woman represented stereotypically in the published manuscript...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Paula J. Giddings Copyright © 2014 by Smith College 2014 PAULA J.GIDDINGS Editor'sIntroduction This volume of Meridiansis rich with literature and politics. Lucille Clifton, Toni Morrison, Jamaica Kincaid, Martha Southgate, Dionne Brand, and Ralph Ellison are all subjects of critical essays...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 58–87.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and its relationship to the visual, Kobena Mercer notes that for writers like Ralph Ellison, "when African humanity went unrecognized in American society, it created a condition of'invisibility' in which the all-too-visibledifference of blackness was perceived within the supremacist imagination...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 463–483.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and resistance. Though many enslaved women “plotted for insurrections” (Ellison 1983 , 56), for example, these wider patterns of resistance and insurrection are rendered invisible by individualist heroic portraits of Tubman. As a historical celebrity apparently sprung from nowhere, who rose up and revolted...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 28–49.
Published: 01 September 2014
..." (175). In this vein, many popular narratives ofTubman portray her as a lone militant and martyr: she seems ahistorical, selfless, and without equal, not someone who worked within long-established networks of communication and resistance. Though many enslaved women "plotted for insurrections" (Ellison...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 184–213.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to the entire realm ofivory-tower Trans theory and Transgender studies (Ellison et al. 2017; Krell 2017), it is crucial to affirm that Transfeminism of color is yet to be accorded its pleine placein the academic ivory tower. This is precisely the reason that makes a Transfeminist-of-color epistemology-developed...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 446–474.
Published: 01 October 2023
... Studies 22 , no. 1 : 4 – 31 . Ellison Treva . 2019 . “ From Sanctuary to Safe Space: Gay and Lesbian Police-Reform Activism in Los Angeles .” Radical History Review , no. 135 : 95 – 118 . El nuevo dia . 2009 . Confiesa asesinato de joven homosexual. November 17. https...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 491–506.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to their use of orality to create counternarratives to this marginalization: My mother and her friends were after all the female counterpart of Ralph Ellison's invisible man. Indeed, you might say they suffered a triple invisibility, being black, female and foreigners. They really didn't count in American...