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Title Black literature and literary theory / edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; [contributors, Sunday O. Anozie ... et al.].

Imprint New York : Methuen, 1984.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PS153.N5 B555 1984    Available  ---
Description 328 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note Includes bibliographies and index.
Contents Criticism in the jungle / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- The critic and society : Barthes, leftocracy and other mythologies / Wole Soyinka -- Repetition as a figure of black culture / James A. Snead -- Structural analysis of the Afro-American trickster tale / Jay Edwards -- Negritude, structuralism, deconstruction / Sunday O. Anozie -- Strictures on structures : the prospects for a structuralist poetics of African fiction / Anthony Appiah -- I yam what I am : the topos of (un)naming in Afro-American literature / Kimberly W. Benston -- Storytelling in early Afro-American fiction : Frederick Douglass's 'The heroic slave' / Robert B. Stepto -- Untroubled voice : call and response in Cane / Barbara E. Bowen -- Metaphor, metonymy and voice in Their eyes were watching God / Barbara Johnson -- To move without moving : creativity and commerce in Ralph Ellison's Trueblood episode / Houston A. Baker,Jr. -- 'Taming all that anger down' : rage and silence in Gwendolyn Brooks's Maud Martha / Mary Helen Washington -- Eruptions of funk : historicizing Toni Morrison / Susan Willis -- The blackness of blackness : a critique of the sign and the Signifying monkey / Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Subject American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
African fiction (English) -- Black authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Caribbean fiction (English) -- Black authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
West Indian fiction (English) -- Black authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
Caribbean Area -- Intellectual life.
West Indies -- Intellectual life.
African Americans in literature.
Black people -- Intellectual life.
Black people in literature.
Roman américain -- Auteurs noirs américains -- Histoire et critique.
Roman africain (anglais) -- Auteurs noirs -- Histoire et critique.
Roman antillais (anglais) -- Auteurs noirs -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature -- Histoire et critique -- Théorie, etc.
Indexed Term English literature Negro writers, 1900-1983 - Critical studies
Subject Letterkunde.
Added Author Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
Anozie, Sunday O. (Sunday Ogbonna), 1942-2001.
ISBN 0416372406 (pbk.) : $12.95
9780416372403 (pbk.)
0416372309 : $25.00 (U.S.)