"Closer to the truth than any fact" : memoir, memory, and Jim Crow (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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"Closer to the truth than any fact" : memoir, memory, and Jim Crow

Author: Jennifer Jensen Wallach
Publisher: Athens : University Of Georgia Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats

Although historians frequently use memoirs as source material, too often they confine such usage to the anecdotal, and there is little methodological literature regarding the genre. This study  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Jensen Wallach
ISBN: 0820335029 9780820335025 9780820330693 0820330698
OCLC Number: 528423511
Description: x, 176 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Autobiography and the transformation of historical understanding --
Subjectivity and the felt experience of history --
Literary techniques and historical understanding --
African American memoirists remember Jim Crow --
White memoirists remember Jim Crow --
Talking of another world.
Responsibility: Jennifer Jensen Wallach.


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