By Jermaine Singleton
Singleton develops the concept that of "cultural depression" as a reaction to scholarship that demands the separation of severe race stories and psychoanalysis, excludes queer theoretical techniques from readings of African American literatures and cultures, and overlooks the prestige of racialized functionality tradition as a website of significant educational theorization. In doing so, he weaves severe race reviews, psychoanalysis, queer conception, and function experiences into dialog to discover a number of hidden dialogues—psychic and social, own and political, person and collective—for the aim of selling a tradition of racial grieving, serious race cognizance, and collective agency.
Wide-ranging and theoretically daring, Cultural Melancholy counteracts the racial legacy results that plague our twenty-first century multiculture.
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