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Chris Hayden

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Posted on Monday, April 07, 2003 - 11:37 am:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

When the manacles are invisible and you can't see them and feel them then that's true oppression.

John Edgar Wideman
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yukio

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Posted on Monday, April 07, 2003 - 01:35 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Chris,

Where did u get the quote?
John Edgar Wideman is one of my favorites...
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Chris Hayden

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Posted on Wednesday, April 09, 2003 - 02:05 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It came from an interview he gave that was reprinted in Callaloo. I will have to go get it and can tell you year and copy number and who the interviewer was.
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yukio

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Posted on Wednesday, April 09, 2003 - 02:55 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Chris,

thank u...i'll also do some checking....
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Chris Hayden

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Posted on Thursday, April 10, 2003 - 02:50 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Yukio:

Check no further

Callaloo Volume 22 #3
John Edgar Wideman
The European Response
A Special Issue

It is an interview of the author by Jacqueline Berben-Musi
And the quote is on page 583 of the issue

It contains papers on Wideman plus three fine short pieces by him.

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Yukio

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Posted on Friday, April 11, 2003 - 10:46 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Mr. Hayden,

Thank You very much! I'll was able to find it. Have u read his account of Martinique? I haven't yet, but i'll get into it in a few weeks....

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