Yonsei University

Black Woman’s Voice to Be Duet: Suffering and Resistance of Double Minority in Djanet Sears’ Harlem Duet

This paper firstly focuses in “Harlem Duet,” the adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Othello,” on that Othello, a black man’s desire for white recognition excludes black women both racially and sexually. “Secondly, this paper argues that the female protagonist’s failure of resistance shows the racial boundary shaped by white has been enrooted within black people’s lives.

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