Brent Hayes Edwards

Brent Hayes Edwards is the author of The Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the Rise of Black Internationalism (Harvard University Press, 2003), which was awarded the John Hope Franklin Prize of the American Studies Association and the Gilbert Chinard prize of the Society for French Historical Studies. His research focuses on topics including African-American literature, Francophone literature, theories of the African diaspora, translation studies, archive theory, black radical historiography, cultural politics in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s, surrealism, experimental poetics, and jazz.


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Colin Vanderburg on Brent Hayes Edwards’s “Epistrophies: Jazz and the Literary Imagination.”...

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