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study Paper (postgraduate) from the 12 months 2015 within the topic American reports - Literature, grade: 16/20, , direction: Afro-American literature, language: English, summary: in lots of methods, Charles Johnson’s novel "The center Passage" (1990) could be thought of a refined rewriting of slavery and a meticulous rethinking of the Eurocentric representations of blacks. throughout the trip of an ex-slave, Calhoun Ruthford, stowing away on a boat to flee a pressured marriage, Charles Johnson weaves a postmodern slave narrative advised from the viewpoint of a black protagonist to query the tropes of white superiority.

In each twist and switch of the plot, Calhoun’s reflective trip underlies various websites of deconstruction opposed to white paradigms, artistically masterminded to unveil major moments of self-contradictory essentialist Eurocentrism. With a counter-discourse advocating inter-subjectivity, human interconnectedness, subjective mobility and 3rd areas, the center passage, as this essay argues, enacts varied deconstructive innovations concerning anti-Eurocentric cultural politics with rebellious Afro-American poetics

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