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Emily Bernard

Emily Bernard was born in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1967. She received her Ph.D. in American studies from Yale University. She has been the recipient of a Ford Foundation Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, and a W. E. B. Du Bois Resident Fellowship at Harvard University. She is an assistant professor of African American studies at Smith College. This is her first book.

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Black Is the Body
Written by Emily Bernard
Knopf | Hardcover | February 5, 2019
$25.95/34.95(Canada) | 978-0-451-49302-6 (0-451-49302-8)

An extraordinary, exquisitely written memoir (of sorts) that looks at race--in a fearless, penetrating, honest, true way--in twelve tell-tale connected, deeply personal essays that explore, up-close, the complexities and paradoxes, the haunting memories and ambushing realities of growing up black in the South with a family name inherited from a white... Read more






Remember Me to Harlem
Written by Langston Hughes and Carl Van Vechten, Edited by Emily Bernard
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 2002
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-72707-8 (0-375-72707-8)

Langston Hughes is widely remembered as a celebrated star of the Harlem Renaissance -- a writer whose bluesy, lyrical poems and novels still have broad appeal. What's less well known about Hughes is that for much of his life he maintained a friendship with Carl Van Vechten, a flamboyant white critic... Read more






Passing
Written by Nella Larsen, Introduction by Emily Bernard, Noted by Thadious M. Davis
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | February 2003
$14.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-243727-8 (0-14-243727-1)

Nella Larsen's powerful, thrilling, and tragic tale about the fluidity of racial identity that continues to resonate today. A New York Times Editors’ Choice
 
Clare Kendry is living on the edge. Light-skinned, elegant, and ambitious, she is married to a racist white man unaware of her African American heritage, and... Read more





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