The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African-American Literary Criticism

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Index
Abimbolla, Wande, 39
Abrahams, Roger D., 53-54, 65, 74-78, 103-4
Absence, blackness as, 40n,171, 237
Afro-American culture, 3-4, 220
Afro-American tradition. See Black tradition
Aldridge, William, 142
Allegory, 65, 82, 150, 231, 232-33
Allen, Lin, 83
American Hunger (Wright), 181-82
Amo, Wilhelm, 129, 138
Anderson, Alston, 101-2
And Hickman Arrives (Ellison), 104
Andrews, Malachi, 70
Anglo-African Magazine, The, 172-73
Appeal in Favor of That Class of Americans called Africans, An (Child), 105
Appiah, Anthony, xx
Aristophanes, 104
Armstrong, Louis, 232
Ase (concept), 7-8
Ask Your Mama (Hughes), 100-101, 105
Atahualpa, 149-52, 157
Austriad (Latino), 90
Autobiography, 132, 182. See also Dust Tracks on the Road (Hurston); Slave narrative
Babalawo,8, 10, 12, 20, 21, 26, 39, 40, 41, 42
Baker, Houston A., 128n,259n5
Baker, Richard, 154
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 50-51, 110, 111, 112- 13, 131
Bambara, Toni Cade, 102
Baraka, Amiri Imamu. See Jones, LeRoi
Barthes, Roland, 184, 198
Basie, William ( Count), 63, 123-24
Bastide, Roger, 31
Bayle, Pierre, 140
Beatty, James, 129
Benezet, Anthony, 153
Benston, Kimberly W., 52, 123
Big Boy Leaves Home (Wright), 99-100
Black Arts movement, 107-8, 232, 237
Black Boy (Wright), 106, 181-82, 183, 221
Black culture, relation of individual to, 181-82
Black Experience, 111, 124, 218
Black Language (Andrews & Owens):, 70
Black Lecture on Language, A, 92-94
Black Lecture on Phrenology, A, 94, 95
'Black Man's Burden, The (Fortune), 103
Blackmur, R. P., 42
Blackness
as absence, 40n,171, 237
of black literature, 121
blackness of, 236-37
and intelligence, in Kant, 141
language of, 66
mask of, 75
as presence, 237
silence of text and, 137, 144-45
text of, 129-31, 233-34, 235, 236-37, 240
trope of, 235-37

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