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The fiction of Gloria Naylor : houses and spaces of resistance

Author: Maxine Lavon Montgomery
Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Montgomery, Maxine Lavon, 1959-
Fiction of Gloria Naylor.
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010015360
(OCoLC)609101082
Named Person: Gloria Naylor; Gloria Naylor
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maxine Lavon Montgomery
ISBN: 9781572337381 1572337389
OCLC Number: 706078484
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 115 pages)
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: 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.

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