skip to content
Liberating voices : oral tradition in African American literature Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Liberating voices : oral tradition in African American literature

Author: Gayl Jones
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1992, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gayl Jones
ISBN: 0140166556 9780140166552 0674530241 9780674530249
OCLC Number: 26952510
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1991.
Description: viii, 228 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Poetry. From dialect to blues and spirituals : Paul L. Dunbar and Langston Hughes --
Folk speech and character revelation : Sterling Brown's "Uncle Joe" --
Multiple-voiced blues : Sherley A. Williams's "Someone sweet angel chile" --
Jazz modalities : Michael S. Harper's "Uplift from a dark tower" --
Short fiction. Breaking out of the conventions of dialect : Paul L. Dunbar and Zora Neale Hurston --
Blues ballad : Jean Toomer's "Karintha" --
Slang, theme, and structure : Loyle Hairston's "The winds of change" --
Jazz/blues structure in Ann Petry's "Solo on the drums" --
Folktale, character, and resolution : Ralph Ellison's "Flying home" --
The freeing of traditional forms : jazz and Amiri Baraka's "The screamers" --
The novel. Dialect and narrative : Zora Neale Hurston's Their eyes were watching God --
Riddle : Ralph Ellison's Invisible man, or, "Change the joke and slip the yoke" --
Blues and spirituals : dramatic and lyrical patterns in Alice Walker's The third life of Grange Copeland --
Freeing the voice : Ernest Gaines's The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman --
Motives of folktale : Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon.
Responsibility: Gayl Jones.

Reviews

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

Tags

Be the first.
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


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26952510> # Liberating voices : oral tradition in African American literature
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "26952510" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1000074> ; # Literature and folklore
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/930370> ; # Folklore in literature
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799283> ; # African American oral tradition
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836732032#Place/schwarze> ; # Schwarze.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007101049> ; # American literature--20th century--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1030479> ; # Music and literature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836732032#Place/usa> ; # USA.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836732032#Topic/mundliche_uberlieferung> ; # Mündliche Überlieferung
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836732032#Topic/literatur> ; # Literatur
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100736> ; # American literature--African American authors--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/810.9896073/e20/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836732032#Event/geschichte_1920_1980> ; # Geschichte 1920-1980.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807113> ; # American literature
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799727> ; # African Americans in literature
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807114> ; # American literature--African American authors
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836732032#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836732032#Topic/literature_and_folklore_united_states> ; # Literature and folklore--United States
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/109699441> ; # Gayl Jones
   schema:datePublished "1992" ;
   schema:description "Poetry. From dialect to blues and spirituals : Paul L. Dunbar and Langston Hughes -- Folk speech and character revelation : Sterling Brown's "Uncle Joe" -- Multiple-voiced blues : Sherley A. Williams's "Someone sweet angel chile" -- Jazz modalities : Michael S. Harper's "Uplift from a dark tower" -- Short fiction. Breaking out of the conventions of dialect : Paul L. Dunbar and Zora Neale Hurston -- Blues ballad : Jean Toomer's "Karintha" -- Slang, theme, and structure : Loyle Hairston's "The winds of change" -- Jazz/blues structure in Ann Petry's "Solo on the drums" -- Folktale, character, and resolution : Ralph Ellison's "Flying home" -- The freeing of traditional forms : jazz and Amiri Baraka's "The screamers" -- The novel. Dialect and narrative : Zora Neale Hurston's Their eyes were watching God -- Riddle : Ralph Ellison's Invisible man, or, "Change the joke and slip the yoke" -- Blues and spirituals : dramatic and lyrical patterns in Alice Walker's The third life of Grange Copeland -- Freeing the voice : Ernest Gaines's The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman -- Motives of folktale : Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/836732032> ;
   schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Liberating voices : oral tradition in African American literature"@en ;
   schema:productID "26952510" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/26952510#PublicationEvent/new_york_penguin_books_1992_1991> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836732032#Agent/penguin_books> ; # Penguin Books
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674530249> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780140166552> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/26952510> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836732032#Event/geschichte_1920_1980> # Geschichte 1920-1980.
    a schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 1920-1980." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836732032#Topic/mundliche_uberlieferung> # Mündliche Überlieferung
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mündliche Überlieferung"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100736> # American literature--African American authors--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature--African American authors--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007101049> # American literature--20th century--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature--20th century--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1000074> # Literature and folklore
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Literature and folklore"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1030479> # Music and literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Music and literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799283> # African American oral tradition
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American oral tradition"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799727> # African Americans in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807113> # American literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807114> # American literature--African American authors
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature--African American authors"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/930370> # Folklore in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Folklore in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/109699441> # Gayl Jones
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Jones" ;
   schema:givenName "Gayl" ;
   schema:name "Gayl Jones" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780140166552>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0140166556" ;
   schema:isbn "9780140166552" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674530249>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0674530241" ;
   schema:isbn "9780674530249" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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