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Title:
In the African-American grain : call-and-response in twentieth-century Black fiction
Author:
Callahan, John F., 1940-
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Publication Information:
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xxi, 280 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Who you for?: voice and the African-American fiction of democratic identity -- Spoken in the written word: African-American tales and the middle passage from Uncle Remus: His songs and sayings to The conjure woman -- "By de singin' uh de song": the search for reciprocal voice in Cane -- "Mah tongue is mah friend's mouf": the rhetoric of intimacy and immensity in Their eyes were watching God -- Frequencies of eloquence: the performance and composition of Invisible man -- A moveable form: the loose end blues of The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman -- Hoop of language: politics and the restoration of voice in Meridian -- Who we for?: the extended call of African-American fiction.
ISBN:
9780252069826
Format :
Book

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