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Laura T. Murphy

Laura T. Murphy is an assistant professor of English at Loyola University in New Orleans. Her work has appeared in Research in African Literatures and in Studies in the Novel.

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Listed in: African Studies · African Authors · Slavery and Slave Trade · Western Africa · Literary Criticism, Africa · African History · Literary Studies

2014 Winner of the African Literature Association First Book Award
Cover of 'Metaphor and the Slave Trade in West African Literature'

Metaphor and the Slave Trade in West African Literature
By Laura T. Murphy

Through an examination of metaphors that describe the trauma, loss, and suffering associated with the the transatlantic slave trade, Metaphor and the Slave Trade shows how the horrors of slavery are communicated from generation to generation and persist in West African discourse.

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