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Gayl Jones : the language of voice and freedom in her writings

Author: Casey Clabough
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gayl Jones has a lived a life dedicated to the art of "verbal authenticity." This first single-author study of Gayl Jones recovers the work of an under-examined yet immensely skillful contemporary writer. The book addresses crucial themes germane to Jones's work, including questions of Afrocentrism, diasporas, mythopoesis, post-colonialism and globalization"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Gayl Jones; Gayl Jones; Gayl Jones
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Casey Clabough
ISBN: 9780786433797 0786433795
OCLC Number: 220330848
Description: ix, 206 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Liberating voice --
"Toward an all-inclusive structure" : early fiction --
Speaking the grotesque : short fiction --
Toward feminine mythopoetic visions : poetry --
Afrocentric recolonizations : 1990s fiction --
A quest for wholeness : criticism --
Liberated voice --
Appendix I : an interview with Gayl Jones / by Claudia C. Tate --
Appendix II : an interview with Gayle Jones / by Charles H. Rowell.
Responsibility: Casey Clabough ; foreword by Daniel Cross Turner.
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African American author Gayl Jones has a lived a life dedicated to a style of writing both definitive of and stemming directly from her identification with the collective African American heritage.  Read more...

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