Out Of The Sun: On Race And Storytelling

September 28, 2021|
Out Of The Sun: On Race And Storytelling by Esi Edugyan
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An insightful exploration and moving meditation on identity, art, and belonging from one of the most celebrated writers of the last decade.

 What happens when we begin to consider stories at the margins, when we grant them centrality? How does that complicate our certainties about who we are, as individuals, as nations, as human beings? Through the lens of visual art, literature, film, and the author’s lived experience, Out of the Sun examines Black histories in art, offering new perspectives to challenge us.

In this groundbreaking, reflective, and erudite book, two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize winner and internationally bestselling author Esi Edugyan illuminates myriad varieties of Black experience in global culture and history. Edugyan combines storytelling with analyses of contemporary events and her own personal story in this dazzling first major work of non-fiction.

A graduate of Johns Hopkins University and the University of Victoria, ESI EDUGYAN was raised in Calgary, Alberta. She is the award-winning and internationally bestselling author of Washington Black, which was a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Man Booker Award and won the Scotiabank Giller Prize; Half...
Title:Out Of The Sun: On Race And Storytelling
Product dimensions:248 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:248 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 1 in
Published:September 28, 2021
Publisher:House Of Anansi Press Inc
ISBN - 13:9781487010508

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