Out of the Sun: On Race and Storytelling (CBC Massey Lectures) (Hardcover)

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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.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781487010508
ISBN-10: 1487010508
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Publication Date: September 28th, 2021
Pages: 248
Language: English
Series: CBC Massey Lectures