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By Robert F. Reid-Pharr

Enlists the rules of post-humanist critique with the intention to examine a long time of intimate dialogues among African American and Spanish intellectuals 

In Archives of Flesh, Robert Reid-Pharr unearths the deep background of highbrow engagement among African the US and Spain.  Opening a desirable window onto black and anti-Fascist highbrow existence from 1898 in the course of the mid-1950s, Reid-Pharr argues that key associations of Western Humanism, together with American faculties and universities, built in intimate relation to slavery, colonization, and white supremacy.  This retreat to rigidly demonstrated philosophical and demanding traditions can by no means absolutely address—or even totally recognize—the deep-seated hostility to black subjectivity underlying the humanist perfect of a transcendent Manhood.               

Calling for a particularly anti-white supremacist reexamination of the data of black subjectivity and resistance, Reid-Pharr enlists the rules of post-humanist critique so one can examine a long time of intimate dialogues among African American and Spanish intellectuals, together with Salaria Kea, Federico Garcia Lorca, Nella Larsen, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Chester Himes, Lynn Nottage, and Pablo Picasso. within the technique Reid-Pharr takes up the “African American Spanish Archive” with a view to withstand the anti-corporeal, anti-black, anti-human biases that stand on the center of Western Humanism. 

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