WorldCat Identities

Jones, Gayl

Overview
Works: 62 works in 188 publications in 6 languages and 10,084 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Drama 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PS3560.O483, 813.54
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The healing by Gayl Jones( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of black faith healer, Harlan Jane Eagleton as she travels from town to town, curing people. She describes her work and records her observations of human nature. By the author of Eva's Man
Corregidora by Gayl Jones( Book )

35 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'History and fiction have yielded little about those black slave women who were mistress and breeder to their white owners. There are some facts and figures, but they tell us nothing about the women themselves: their motives, their emotions, and the memories they passed on to their children. Gayl Jones's first novel is a gripping portrait of this harsh sexual and psychological genealogy ... Jones's language is subtle and sinewy, and her imagination sure. 'Everything said in the beginning must be said better than in the beginning.' Ursa (Corregidora) vows. Gayl Jones fulfills that pledge.'--Margo Jefferson, Newsweek
Liberating voices : oral tradition in African American literature by Gayl Jones( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mosquito by Gayl Jones( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black woman who works as a truck driver in Texas becomes involved in a new Underground Railroad, helping illegal immigrants in the U.S. By the author of Corregidora
Eva's man by Gayl Jones( Book )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een vrouw - boordevol gevoelens van angst en eenzaamheid - begaat een moord
White rat : short stories by Gayl Jones( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song for Anninho by Gayl Jones( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In seventeenth-century Brazil there were at least seven fugitive African slave enclaves. Palmares, a settlement of more than 20,000, was the longest to survive, but ultimately was destroyed by the Portuguese, who re-enslaved its inhabitants. This book-length poem is the haunting love story of a black man and woman set in the real Palmares." "Anninho, beloved of Almeyda, is an escaped African slave who settled in Palmares. After the final battle between Palmares and the Portuguese, Almeyda, her breasts cut off by a Portuguese soldier, relates her tale of love and escape to her rescuer, Zibatra, a mystic enchantress, biblical scholar, and medicine woman."--Jacket
Xarque and other poems by Gayl Jones( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hermit-woman : poems by Gayl Jones( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The healing by Gayl Jones( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Harlan Jane Eagleton's transformation from rock star manager to faith healer
The healing ; Corregidora ; Eva's man by Gayl Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chile woman by Gayl Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mosquito by Gayl Jones( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dunkle Melodie : Corregidora, Evas Mann : zwei Romane by Gayl Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Vogelfängerin : Roman by Gayl Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der weisse Nigger : Erzählungen by Gayl Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White rat by Gayl Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

B.O.P. (Blacks on paper)( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Homme d'Eva by Gayl Jones( )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assassina : romanzo by Gayl Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Liberating voices : oral tradition in African American literature
Alternative Names
Gayl Jones novelist, poet, playwright, professor, literary critic

Gayl Jones scrittrice, poeta e drammaturga statunitense

Languages
English (147)

German (7)

Italian (4)

French (2)

Dutch (2)

Swedish (1)

Covers
CorregidoraLiberating voices : oral tradition in African American literatureMosquitoEva's manWhite rat : short storiesSong for AnninhoThe healingWhite rat