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Ann Petry's short fiction : critical essays

Author: Hazel Arnett Ervin; Hilary Holladay
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2004.
Series: Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies, no. 209.
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A collection of critical essays examining the short stories of noted African American writer Ann Petry.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ann Petry's short fiction.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2004
(OCoLC)606206787
Online version:
Ann Petry's short fiction.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2004
(OCoLC)607378994
Named Person: Ann Petry; Ann Lane Petry
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hazel Arnett Ervin; Hilary Holladay
ISBN: 0313322910 9780313322914
OCLC Number: 54046891
Description: xx, 183 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Hazel Arnett Ervin, Hilary Holladay --
CHRONOLOGY --
A World Made Cunningly: A Closer Look at Ann Petry's Short Fiction / Gladys J. Washington --
Ann Petry and African Poetics: A Review of "Solo on the Drums" / Sheikh Umar Kamarah --
Folk Traditions in the Short Fiction of Ann Petry / Gladys J. Washington --
Artistic Discourse in Three Short Stories by Ann Petry / Nora Ruth Roberts --
Jazz/Blues Structure in Ann Petry's "Solo on the Drums" / Gayl Jones --
"Miss Muriel": Rewriting Innocence into Experience / Paul Wiebe --
"From a Thousand Different Points of View": The Multiple Masculinities of Ann Petry's "Miss Muriel" / Keith Clark --
Riot as Ritual: Ann Petry's "In Darkness and Confusion" / George R. Adams --
"Ain't No Room for Us Anywhere": Reading Ann Petry's "In Darkness and Confusion" as a Migration Narrative / Deirdre Raynor --
Apartheid Among the Dead; Or, On Christian Laughter in Ann Petry's "The Bones of Louella Brown" / Gene Fendt --
The Narrator as Feminist Ally in Ann Petry's "The Bones of Louella Brown" / Amy Lee --
Taking the Cake: Ann Petry's "Has Anybody Seen Miss Dora Dean?" / Barbara Lewis --
"The Man Who Cried I am": Reading Race, Class and Gender in Ann Petry's "The Witness" / Carol E. Henderson --
Traumatic Reenactment and the Impossibility of African American Testimony in Ann Petry's "Like a Winding Sheet" and "The Witness" / Eve Tettenborn.
Series Title: Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies, no. 209.
Responsibility: edited by Hazel Arnett Ervin and Hilary Holladay.
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?Essayists from a wide variety of disciplines come together to offer important stories by Ann Petrie.?-American Literature

 
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