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In the African-American grain : the pursuit of voice in twentieth-century Black fiction

Author: John F Callahan
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1988.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Callahan, John F., 1940-
In the African-American grain.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1988
(OCoLC)572488296
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John F Callahan
ISBN: 0252014596 9780252014598
OCLC Number: 15317626
Description: 280 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Who you for?: voice and the African-American fiction of democratic identity --
The spoken in the written word: African-American tales and the middle passage from Uncle Remus: His songs and sayings to The conjure woman --
"By de singin' uh de song": the search for reciprocal voice in Cane --
"Mah tongue is mah friend's mouf": the rhetoric of intimacy and immensity in Their eyes were watching God --
Frequencies of eloquence: the performance and composition of Invisible man --
A moveable form: the loose end blues of The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman --
The hoop of language: politics and the restoration of voice in Meridian --
Who we for?: the extended call of African-American fiction.
Responsibility: John F. Callahan.

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