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Afro-FabulationsThe Queer Drama of Black Life$
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Tavia Nyong'o

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781479856275

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479856275.001.0001

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Conclusion

Conclusion

For a Critical Poetics of Afro-Fabulation

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(p.199) Conclusion
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Afro-Fabulations
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Tavia Nyong'o

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479856275.003.0010

The conclusion expounds a theory of afro-fabulative poetics of memory through a discussion of the concept of the crypt in the psychoanalysis of Torok and Abraham, as interpreted through the performance and film work of artist Geo Wyeth. Critical and creative fabulation is a means of decrypting blackness while preserving opacity.

Keywords:   social death, performance, psychoanalysis, Geo Wyeth

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