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Cross-cultural visions in African American modernism : from spatial narrative to jazz haiku

Author: Yoshinobu Hakutani
Publisher: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Yoshinobu Hakutani traces the development of African American modernism, which initially gathered momentum with Richard Wright's literary manifesto "Blueprint for Negro Writing" in 1937. Hakutani dissects and discusses the cross-cultural influences on the then-burgeoning discipline in three stages: American dialogues, European and African cultural visions, and Asian and African American cross-cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hakutani, Yoshinobu, 1935-
Cross-cultural visions in African American modernism.
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)608345843
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yoshinobu Hakutani
ISBN: 0814210309 9780814210307 9780814210307 9780814291078 0814291074
OCLC Number: 68623983
Description: ix, 251 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Chicago Renaissance, Theodore Dreiser, and Richard Wright's spatial narrative --
The cross-cultural vision of Ralph Ellison's Invisible man --
No name in the street : James Baldwin's exploration of American urban culture --
If Beale Street could talk : Baldwin's search for love and identity --
Jazz and Toni Morrison's urban imagination of desire and subjectivity --
Wright's The outsider and French existentialism --
Pagan Spain : Wright's discourse on religion and culture --
The African "primal outlook upon life" : Wright and Morrison --
The poetics of nature : Wright's haiku, Zen, and Lacan --
Private voice and Buddhist enlightenment in Alice Walker's The color purple --
Cross-cultural poetics : Sonia Sanchez's Like the singing coming off the drums --
James Emanuel's jazz haiku and African American individualism.
Responsibility: Yoshinobu Hakutani.
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"Yoshinobu Hakutani traces the development of African American modernism, which initially gathered momentum with Richard Wright's literary manifesto "Blueprint for Negro Writing" in 1937. Hakutani dissects and discusses the cross-cultural influences on the then-burgeoning discipline in three stages: American dialogues, European and African cultural visions, and Asian and African American cross-cultural visions."--Jacket.

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