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The Slave's narrative

Author: Charles T Davis; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This textbook has been designed to confront a central issue in the study of 19th-century Afro-American literature - the question of how to analyse and evaluate the autobiographical tradition of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Biography
History
Sources
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles T Davis; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ISBN: 0195066561 9780195066562 0195032764 9780195032765 9780195032772 0195032772
OCLC Number: 23353177
Notes: "First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 1990."
Description: xxxiv, 342, [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Life of Job Ben Solomon --
Interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vass, the African; written by himself --
Life and adventures of a fugitive slave --
Narrative of James Williams --
Narrative of Juan Manzano --
Narratives of fugitive slaves --
Life of Henry Bibb --
Life and bondage of Frederick Douglass --
Kidnapped and ransomed --
Linda : incidents in the life of a slave girl : written by herself. On dialect usage / Sterling A. Brown --
Art and science of reading WPA slave narratives / Paul D. Escott --
History from slave sources / C. Vann Woodward --
Charles Chesnutt and the WPA narratives : the oral and literate roots of Afro-American Literature / John Edgar Wideman --
Using the testimony of ex-slaves : approaches and problems / John W. Blassingame --
Plantation factories and the slave work ethic / Gerald Jaynes --
Making of a fugitive slave narrative : Josiah Henson and Uncle Tom --
a case study / Robin W. Winks. "I was born" : slave narratives, their status as autobiography and as literature / James Olney --
Three West African writers of the 1780s / Paul Edwards --
Crushed geraniums : Juan Francisco Manzano and the language of slavery / Susan Willis --
I rose and found my voice : narration, authentication, and authorial control in four slave narratives / Robert Burns Stepto --
Autobiographical acts and the voice of the Southern slave / Houston A. Baker, Jr. --
Text and contexts of Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the life of a slave girl : written by herself --
Jean Fagan Yellin --
Slave narrators and the picaresque mode : archetypes for modern black personae / Charles H. Nichols --
Singing swords : the literary legacy of slavery / Melvin Dixon.
Responsibility: [edited by] Charles T. Davis and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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'An imnpressive collection.' New York Times Book Review 'This important collection of essays provides the most complete and cogent analysis of the slave narratives to date, and it demonstrates, Read more...

 
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