"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
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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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