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Montgomery, Maxine Lavon 1959-

Overview
Works: 10 works in 30 publications in 1 language and 3,355 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PS374.A65, 813.00938
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maxine Lavon Montgomery
The apocalypse in African-American fiction by Maxine Lavon Montgomery ( )
7 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this exploration of the relationship between biblical apocalypse and black fiction, Maxine Montgomery argues that American writers see apocalyptic events in an intermediate and secular sense, as a tenable response to racial oppression. This work analyzes the characters, plots, and themes of seven novels that rely on the apocalyptic trope
The fiction of Gloria Naylor houses and spaces of resistance by Maxine Lavon Montgomery ( )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Fiction of Gloria Naylor is one of the very first critical studies of this acclaimed writer. Including an insightful interview with Naylor. and focusing on her first four novels, the book situates various acts of insurgency throughout her work within a larger framework of African American opposition to hegemonic authority. But what truly distinguishes this volume is its engagement with African American vernacular forms and twentieth-century political movements. In her provocative analysis, Maxine Lavon Montgomery argues that Naylor constantly attempts to reconfigure the home and homespace
Conversations with Gloria Naylor by Gloria Naylor ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contested boundaries : new critical essays on the fiction of Toni Morrison by Maxine Lavon Montgomery ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contested Boundaries aims to map the space between A Mercy, Toni Morrison's ninth and arguably most enigmatic novel, and the fiction comprising the author's multiple-text canon. The volume accomplishes this through the inclusion of eight original essays representing a range of critical approaches that trouble narrative boundaries demarcating the novels included in Morrison's evolving opus, with A Mercy serving as a locus for discussion of her re-figuration of concerns central to her narrative
The modern black novelist and the apocalyptic tradition by Maxine Lavon Montgomery ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The image of Apocalypse in African-American fiction by Maxine Lavon Montgomery ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seeing is believing exploring the intertextuality of aural and written blues in Gloria Naylor's Bailey's Café, Gayl Jones' Corregidora and Toni Morrison's Jazz by Chrishawn A Speller ( )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Race-ing the goddess Gloria Naylor's Mama day and Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret life of bees by Joni J Mayfield ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The fire this time : apocalypse and the African American novel tradition by Maxine Lavon Montgomery ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"My soul looks back" exhuming buried (hi)stories in The Chaneysville incident, Dessa Rose, and Beloved by Anita P Wholuba ( )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.44 (from 0.00 for The image ... to 1.00 for Seeing is ...)
Alternative Names
Lavon Montgomery, Maxine 1959-
Montgomery, Maxine L.
Languages
English (27)
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