skip to content
Inspiriting influences : tradition, revision, and Afro-American women's novels Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Inspiriting influences : tradition, revision, and Afro-American women's novels

Author: Michael Awkward
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1989.
Series: Gender and culture.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A critical look at works from this emerging body of literature. Examines Their eyes were watching God, The bluest eye, The women of Brewster Place, and The color purple. Provides insight to the aesthetically complex and ideologically challenging novels of Afro- American women.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Awkward
ISBN: 0231068069 9780231068062 0231068077 9780231068079
OCLC Number: 18779712
Description: x, 178 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : "mah tongue is in mah friend's mouf" : toward an intertextual reading of Afro-American women's novels --
"The inaudible voice of it all" : silence, voice, and action in Their eyes were watching God" --
"The evil of fulfillment" : scapegoating and narration in The bluest eye --
Authorial dreams of wholeness : (dis)unity, (literary) parentage, and The women of Brewster Place --
The color purple and the achievement of (comm)unity.
Series Title: Gender and culture.
Other Titles: Tradition, revision, and Afro-American women's novels
Responsibility: Michael Awkward.

Abstract:

A critical look at works from this emerging body of literature. Examines Their eyes were watching God, The bluest eye, The women of Brewster Place, and The color purple. Provides insight to the  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(37)

User lists with this item (3)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/18779712>
library:oclcnum"18779712"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008113456>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Women and literature--United States--History--20th century."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799457>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"African American women--Intellectual life."@en
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008104626>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)--History--20th century."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009113941>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"African American women--Intellectual life--20th century."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100757>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"American fiction--Women authors--History and criticism."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100687>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"American fiction--20th century--History and criticism."@en
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807049>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"American fiction--African American authors."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100756>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"American fiction--African American authors--History and criticism."@en
schema:alternateName"Tradition, revision, and Afro-American women's novels"@en
schema:copyrightYear"1989"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1989"
schema:description"A critical look at works from this emerging body of literature. Examines Their eyes were watching God, The bluest eye, The women of Brewster Place, and The color purple. Provides insight to the aesthetically complex and ideologically challenging novels of Afro- American women."@en
schema:description"Introduction : "mah tongue is in mah friend's mouf" : toward an intertextual reading of Afro-American women's novels -- "The inaudible voice of it all" : silence, voice, and action in Their eyes were watching God" -- "The evil of fulfillment" : scapegoating and narration in The bluest eye -- Authorial dreams of wholeness : (dis)unity, (literary) parentage, and The women of Brewster Place -- The color purple and the achievement of (comm)unity."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1061629>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:isPartOf
schema:name"Inspiriting influences : tradition, revision, and Afro-American women's novels"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.