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The fiction of Gloria Naylor : houses and spaces of resistance

Autor: Maxine Lavon Montgomery
Editora: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2010.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Publicação de governo estadual ou província : Inglês : 1st edVer todas as edições e formatos
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"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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Pessoa Denominada: Gloria Naylor; Gloria Naylor; Gloria Naylor
Tipo de Material: Publicação do governo, Publicação de governo estadual ou província
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Maxine Lavon Montgomery
ISBN: 9781572337220 1572337222
Número OCLC: 609101082
Descrição: xxi, 115 p. ; 24 cm.
Conteúdos: Navigating a blues landscape : The women of Brewster Place --
Burning down the master's house : Linden Hills --
Finding peace in the middle : Mama Day --
Mapping the new world order : Bailey's Café.
Responsabilidade: Maxine Lavon Montgomery.

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"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 to be more conducive to black self-actualization, thus providing a stark contrast to a dominant white patriarchy evident in a broader public sphere. Employing a postcolonial and feminist theoretical framework to analyze Naylor's evolving body of work, Montgomery pays particular attention to black slave historiography, tales of conjure, trickster lore, and oral devices involving masking, word play, and code-switching -- the vernacular strategies that have catapulted Naylor to the vanguard of contemporary African American letters. Montgomery argues for the existence of home as a place that is not exclusively architectural or geographic in nature. She posits that in Naylor's writings home exists as an intermediate space embedded in cultural memory and encoded in the vernacular. Home closely resembles a highly symbolic, signifying system bound with vexed issues of racial sovereignty as well as literary authority. Through a re-inscription of the subversive, frequently clandestine acts of resistance on the part of the border subject -- those outside the dominant culture -- Naylor recasts space in such a way as to undermine reader expectation and destabilize established models of dominance, influence, and control. Thoroughly researched and sophisticated in its approach, The Fiction of Gloria Naylor will be essential reading for scholars and students of African American, American, and Africana Literary and Cultural studies."--publisher.

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