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Title Ann Petry's short fiction : critical essays / edited by Hazel Arnett Ervin and Hilary Holladay.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2004.

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 Moore Stacks  PS3531.E933 Z54 2004    Available  ---
Description xx, 183 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, 0069-9624 ; no. 209
Contributions in Afro-American and African studies ; no. 209.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-176) and index.
Contents Introduction / Hazel Arnett Ervin, Hilary Holladay -- CHRONOLOGY -- A World Made Cunningly: A Closer Look at Ann Petry's Short Fiction / Gladys J. Washington -- Ann Petry and African Poetics: A Review of "Solo on the Drums" / Sheikh Umar Kamarah -- Folk Traditions in the Short Fiction of Ann Petry / Gladys J. Washington -- Artistic Discourse in Three Short Stories by Ann Petry / Nora Ruth Roberts -- Jazz/Blues Structure in Ann Petry's "Solo on the Drums" / Gayl Jones -- "Miss Muriel": Rewriting Innocence into Experience / Paul Wiebe -- "From a Thousand Different Points of View": The Multiple Masculinities of Ann Petry's "Miss Muriel" / Keith Clark -- Riot as Ritual: Ann Petry's "In Darkness and Confusion" / George R. Adams -- "Ain't No Room for Us Anywhere": Reading Ann Petry's "In Darkness and Confusion" as a Migration Narrative / Deirdre Raynor -- Apartheid Among the Dead; Or, On Christian Laughter in Ann Petry's "The Bones of Louella Brown" / Gene Fendt -- The Narrator as Feminist Ally in Ann Petry's "The Bones of Louella Brown" / Amy Lee -- Taking the Cake: Ann Petry's "Has Anybody Seen Miss Dora Dean?" / Barbara Lewis -- "The Man Who Cried I am": Reading Race, Class and Gender in Ann Petry's "The Witness" / Carol E. Henderson -- Traumatic Reenactment and the Impossibility of African American Testimony in Ann Petry's "Like a Winding Sheet" and "The Witness" / Eve Tettenborn.
Subject Petry, Ann, 1908-1997 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans in literature.
New England -- In literature.
Short story.
Added Author Ervin, Hazel Arnett.
Holladay, Hilary.
ISBN 0313322910 (alk. paper)