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By Kimberly Juanita Brown

Haunted through representations of black girls that face up to the truth of the body's vulnerability, Kimberly Juanita Brown lines slavery's afterlife in black women's literary and visible cultural productions. Brown attracts on black feminist idea, visible tradition reviews, literary feedback, and demanding race thought to discover modern visible and literary representations of black women's our bodies that embody and foreground the body's vulnerability and slavery's inherent violence. She exhibits how writers similar to Gayl Jones, Toni Morrison, Audre Lorde, and Jamaica Kincaid, besides visible artists Carrie Mae Weems and María Magdalena Campos-Pons, spotlight the scarred and damaged our bodies of black ladies through repeating, passing down, and making seen the residues of slavery's life and cruelty. Their paintings not just presents a corrective to those that refuse to recognize that vulnerability, yet empowers black ladies to create their very own subjectivities. In The Repeating Body, Brown returns black girls to the guts of discourses of slavery, thereby supplying the capability with which to extra absolutely comprehend slavery's heritage and its penetrating succeed in into smooth American life. 

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