The Dubious Ecstasy of Exile

Williams, John A.
January 1999
Defining Ourselves: Black Writers in the 90s;1999, p49
The article argues that Africans from the African continent have chosen exile from their homelands to the U.S. for political and economic reasons. But African Americans also chose exile in Europe, where their political works were accepted. Black writers of the nineties will continue to do what African American writers have always done: Go where they wish, write, and, hopefully, publish their contributions to the struggle.


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