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Author Denniston, Dorothy Hamer, 1944-

Title The fiction of Paule Marshall : reconstructions of history, culture, and gender / Dorothy Hamer Denniston.

Imprint Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c1995.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PS3563.A7223 Z64 1995  1995    Available  ---
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxii, 187 p. : port. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-184) and index.
Contents Introduction : anatomy of an aesthetic : the African cultural base -- 1. Challenging the American norm : the gendered sensibility in the Valley between -- 2. Beyond bildungsroman : constructions of gender and culture in Brown girl, brownstones -- 3. Cultural expansion and masculine subjectivity : Soul clap hands and sing -- 4. Maturation and multiplicity in consciousness : the short stories -- 5. Changing the present order : personal and political liberation in The chosen place, the timeless people -- 6. Recognition and recovery : diasporan connections in Praisesong for the widow -- 7. Transformation and re-creation of female identity in Daughters.
Subject Marshall, Paule, 1929- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans in literature.
Caribbean Area -- In literature.
Sex role in literature.
Africa -- In literature.
Women in literature.
ISBN 0870498398 (pbk. : alk. paper)