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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Callahan, John F., 1940-
In the African-American grain.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1988
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John F Callahan
|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.|
- American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
- American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
- African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
- African Americans in literature.
- Oral tradition -- United States.
- Storytelling in literature.
- Reader-response criticism.
- African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
- African Americans in literature
- American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism
- American fiction -- History and criticism -- 20th century
- Oral tradition -- United States
- Reader-response criticism
- Storytelling in literature