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Immigrant Souls In An Othered Body: A Search For Identity In Adrienne Kennedy’S Funnyhouse Of A Negro


  • Inci Tekin

    () (Bogaziçi University)


The purpose of this paper is to examine Adrienne Kennedy`s one act play Funnyhouse of a Negro with a view to highlight the continuous migration of the black soul, symbolically through her multiple identities, in relation to the immobile resistance of the black body while dealing with irreconcilable memories.

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  • Inci Tekin, 2011. "Immigrant Souls In An Othered Body: A Search For Identity In Adrienne Kennedy’S Funnyhouse Of A Negro," Anadolu University Journal of Social Sciences, Anadolu University, vol. 11(2), pages 207-213, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:and:journl:v:11:y:2011:i:2:p:207-213

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    Race; female body; multiple identity;

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    • Z00 - Other Special Topics - - General - - - General


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