Constructing a Nervous System: A Memoir

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Constructing a Nervous System: A Memoir | 9781783789009 | Margo Jefferson

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ISBN:9781783789009

Format:Paperback / softback

Published:14/04/2022 by Granta Books

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Taking in the jazz and blues icons whom Jefferson idolised as a child in the 1950s, ideas of what the female body could be – as incarnated by trailblazing Black dancers and athletes – Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Topsy reimagined in the artworks of Kara Walker, white supremacy in the novels of Willa Cather, and more, this breathtakingly eloquent account is both a critique and a vindication of the constructed self.

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