The Resource Remembering the past in contemporary African American fiction, Keith Byerman

Remembering the past in contemporary African American fiction, Keith Byerman

Label
Remembering the past in contemporary African American fiction
Title
Remembering the past in contemporary African American fiction
Statement of responsibility
Keith Byerman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With readings of more than twenty novels, this book examines the trend among African American novelists of the late twentieth century to write about black history, rather than about their own present. Employing cultural criticism and trauma theory, it frames these works as survivor narratives
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
813/.5409358/08996073
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.N4
LC item number
B94 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Remembering the past in contemporary African American fiction, Keith Byerman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-222) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
History, culture, discourse : America's racial formation -- Burying the dead : the pain of memory in Beloved -- Bearing witness : the recent fiction of Ernest Gaines -- Troubling the water : subversive women's voices in Dessa Rose and Mama Day -- A short history of desire : Jazz and Bailey's Cafe -- The color of desire : folk history in the fiction of Raymond Andrews -- Postmodern slavery and the transcendence of desire : the novels of Charles Johnson -- Family secrets : reinventions of history in The Chaneysville incident -- Family troubles : history as subversion in Two wings to veil my face and Divine days -- Lost generations : John Edgar Wideman's Homewood narratives -- Apocalyptic visions and false prophets : the end(s) of history in Wideman, Johnson, and Morrison
Control code
ocm69671213
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 228 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807876787
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35605960
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)69671213
  • pebcs080787678X
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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