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Mythic Black fiction : the transformation of history

Author: Jane Campbell
Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Celebrations of escape and revolt: William Wells Brown's Clotel and Arna Bontemps's Black thunder -- Female paradigms in Frances Harper's Iola Leroy and Pauline Hopkins's Contending forces -- A necessary ambivalence: Sutton Grigg's Imperium in imperio and Charles Chesnutt's The marrow of tradition -- Visions of transcendence in W.E.B. Du Bois's The quest of the silver fleece and William Attaway's Blood on the forge  Read more...
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Named Person: Arna Wendell Bontemps; Charles Waddell Chesnutt; W E B Du Bois; Ralph Ellison; James Baldwin; Alex Haley; Toni Morrison
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Campbell
ISBN: 0870495089 9780870495083
OCLC Number: 13334301
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral), 1977.
Description: xviii, 180 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Celebrations of escape and revolt: William Wells Brown's Clotel and Arna Bontemps's Black thunder --
Female paradigms in Frances Harper's Iola Leroy and Pauline Hopkins's Contending forces --
A necessary ambivalence: Sutton Grigg's Imperium in imperio and Charles Chesnutt's The marrow of tradition --
Visions of transcendence in W.E.B. Du Bois's The quest of the silver fleece and William Attaway's Blood on the forge --
Retreat into the self: Ralph Ellison's Invisible man and James Baldwin's Go tell it on the mountain --
The passage back: William Melvin Kelley's A different drummer and Alex Haley's Roots --
Ancestral quests in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon and David Bradley's The Chaneysville incident.
Responsibility: Jane Campbell.

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Celebrations of escape and revolt: William Wells Brown's Clotel and Arna Bontemps's Black thunder -- Female paradigms in Frances Harper's Iola Leroy and Pauline Hopkins's Contending forces -- A necessary ambivalence: Sutton Grigg's Imperium in imperio and Charles Chesnutt's The marrow of tradition -- Visions of transcendence in W.E.B. Du Bois's The quest of the silver fleece and William Attaway's Blood on the forge -- Retreat into the self: Ralph Ellison's Invisible man and James Baldwin's Go tell it on the mountain -- The passage back: William Melvin Kelley's A different drummer and Alex Haley's Roots -- Ancestral quests in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon and David Bradley's The Chaneysville incident.

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