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Mat Johnson Message Board 1/1/2012
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Pym is about a black man's search for the root of racism as demonstrated by his obsession with Edgar Allen Poe. Pym by Mat Johnson tells the story of a black professor of African American literature named Chris Jaynes who, in the wake of discovering a mysterious manuscript, embarks on a journey to Antarctica to prove that an unfinished novel by Edgar Allen Poe (The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym) was not fantasy at all, but a work of non-fiction. The ...