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Understanding Gloria Naylor

Author: Margaret Earley Whitt
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©1999.
Series: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Understanding Gloria Naylor introduces readers to the literal and mythical places, recurring characters, and rich literary allusions that distinguish Naylor's award-winning fiction. Margaret Earley Whitt offers a thorough introduction to Naylor's first five novels, underscoring the passion with which Naylor writes about women living on the margins of their communities. Whitt discloses how Naylor tells the stories  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Gloria Naylor; Gloria Naylor; Gloria Naylor; Gloria Naylor; Gloria Naylor; Gloria - Critique et interprétation Naylor
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Earley Whitt
ISBN: 1570032734 9781570032738 1570031894 9781570031892
OCLC Number: 40061239
Description: xii, 262 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Understanding Gloria Naylor --
The women of Brewster Place --
Linden Hills --
Mama Day --
Bailey's Café --
The men of Brewster Place.
Series Title: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Other Titles: Gloria Naylor
Responsibility: Margaret Earley Whitt.

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This study introduces readers to the literal and mythical places, recurring characters and rich literary allusions that distinguish Gloria Naylor's award-winning fiction. Her characters move from  Read more...

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