Josep M. Armengol. 2014. Masculinities in Black and White. Manliness and Whiteness in (African) American Literature.

  • Esther Pujolràs Noguer Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona



Author Biography

Esther Pujolràs Noguer, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Esther Pujolràs Noguer is a lecturer in American and post-colonial literature at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and has specialized in African literatures and cultures. Her current research focuses on the convergence of race/ethnicity, constructions of whiteness in Indian Ocean writing, and postcolonial Life-writing. She is a member of the research project The Aesthetics of Remembering. Empathy, Identification and Mourning, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (FFI2015-63739-P), and of the research group “Ratnakara. Indian Ocean Literatures and Cultures.” She has published articles and book chapters on African and Indian literature and cinema. She is the author of An African (Auto)biography. Ama Ata Aidoo’s Literary Quest (2012).


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