Yale University Press
New Haven and London
in association with the
Hutchins Center for African & African American Research/Harvard University
for Douglas Crimp
Parts of this book were presented as the Richard D. Cohen Lectures on African & African American Art, delivered by Darby English in November 2016 at Harvard University. The lectures, begun in 2013, are supported by Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African & African American Research.
Copyright © 2019 by Darby English.
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Excerpt from THE NIAGARA RIVER, copyright © 2005 by Kay Ryan. Used by permission of Grove/Atlantic, Inc. Any third-party use of this material, outside of this publication, is prohibited.
Library of Congress Control Number: 2017961774
A&AePortal dISBN: 978-0-300-24754-1
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Jacket illustration: Zoe Leonard, Tipping Point
, 2016 (fig. 2