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Emmett Till in literary memory and imagination

Author: Harriet Pollack; Christopher Metress
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2008.
Series: Southern literary studies.
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Emmett Till in literary memory and imagination.
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608189488
Named Person: Emmett Till; Emmett Till; Emmett Till
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Pollack; Christopher Metress
ISBN: 9780807132814 0807132810
OCLC Number: 136783027
Description: viii, 262 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Emmett Till case and narrative[s]: an introduction and overview / Harriet Pollack and Christopher Metress --
On that third day he rose: sacramental memory and the lynching of Emmett Till / Christopher Metress --
The murder of Emmett Till in the melodramatic imagination: William Bradford Huie and Vin Packer in the 1950s / Sharon Monteith --
Flesh that needs to be loved: Langston Hughes writing the body of Emmett Till / Myisha Priest --
James Baldwin's unifying polemic: racial segregation, moral integration, and the polarizing figure of Emmett Till / Brian Norman --
Maids mild and dark villains, sweet magnolias and seeping blood: Gwendolyn Brooks's poetic response to the lynching of Emmett Till / Vivian M. May --
It could have been my son: maternal empathy in Gwendolyn Brooks's and Audre Lorde's Till poems / Laura Dawkins --
Silence and the frustration of broken promises: Annie Moody's struggle with the lynching of Emmett Till and the Civil Rights Movement / Kathaleen Amende --
This corpse so small left unavenged: Nicolás Guillén and Aimé Césaire on Emmett Till's lynching / Sylvie Kandé --
Childhood trauma and its reverberations in Bebe Moore Campbell's Your blues ain't like mine / Suzanne W. Jones --
Grotesque laughter, unburied bodies, and history: shape-shifting in Lewis Nordan's Wolf whistle / Harriet Pollack --
(Dis)embodying the Delta blues: Wolf whistle and Your blues ain't like mine / Donnie McMahand --
Literary representations of the lynching of Emmett Till: an annotated bibliography / Christopher Metress.
Series Title: Southern literary studies.
Responsibility: edited by Harriet Pollack and Christopher Metress.
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