Saturday, June 23, 2007
Castaway- The Negro Situation
I was watching the DVD of Tom Hank's "Castaway"..I was thinking about the narrative of Africans in the Americas. "
Robinson Crusoe" is such an important literary myth and genre. The "European" stranded on an island with no gas lamps, petticoats and sweetbreads. But think of the "primitive" stranded in modern society and that's the metaphysical predicament of the Subsaharan black.