gendering creolisation: creolising affect

"While all black bodies were subject to labour and women laboured equally in the fields the enslaved women were also coerced into sexual labour. This situation ensured the white master’s gain since, if his black concubine became pregnant, he gained another slave by her reproduction, and in any event his sexual appetite was appeased. Notably,... Continue Reading →

Affect and Creolisation

The ‘Affect and Creolisation’ Feminist Review Special Issue addresses questions concerning the legacy of plantation culture, focusing on its shaping of a gendered creolisation and affect. The essays consider ways in which creole textualisation allows for an enlarged discussion of the Creole transnational, including an interrogation of gendered bodily affectivity and agency. The issue raises... Continue Reading →

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