Amy Elias thoroughly discusses the idea of a spatialized
historiography and postmodernism in Spatializing History
(unpublished dissertation, Pennsylvania SU, 1991). See also her
essay "Defining Spatial History in Postmodernist Historical Novels"
in Postmodern Studies ed.
Theo D'haen and
( Amsterdam: Rodopi forthcoming).
See my article "Approaches to Africa: The Poetics of Memory and
the Body in Two August Wilson Plays," August Wilson: A
Casebook, The Modern American Dramatists Series. Ed.
( The Garland Publishing, 1994).
Julia Kristeva Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection
( Columbia UP, 1982).
Valerie Smith comments that "what happens to Pecola is
representative, not unique." Self-Discovery and Authority in Afro-
American Narrative ( Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP) 124.
Julia Kristeva ( 1984: 16).
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Book title: Writing the Subject:Bildung and the African American Text.
Contributors: Gunilla Theander Kester - Author.
Publisher: Peter Lang.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1995.
Page number: 150.
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