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Sweet home : invisible cities in the Afro-American novel

Author: Charles Scruggs
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Johns Hopkins paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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He explores the ways in which their writing presents "alternative spacesthat exist alongside of, and often counter to, the visible configurations of the dominant culture.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Scruggs
ISBN: 0801851270 9780801851278 0801845025 9780801845024
OCLC Number: 221957905
Description: viii, 296 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: City bound --
City cultures --
The city without maps in Richard Wright's Native son --
The ever-emerging city in Ralph Ellison's Invisible man --
The watchman on the wall in James Baldwin's Go tell it on the mountain --
The beloved community in Toni Morrison's Beloved.
Responsibility: Charles Scruggs.

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A substantial contribution to both the discourse of defining the African American literary tradition and the exegesis of the literature of the American city. * Callaloo * This work will be hard to Read more...

 
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