Neo-slave Narratives : Studies in the Social Logic of a Literary Form
By: Rushdy, Ashraf H. A.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (297 p.).ISBN: 9780198029007.Subject(s): African Americans | African Americans in literature | American fiction | American fiction - African American authors - History and criticism | First person narrative | First-person narrative | Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) | Literary form | Literature and society | Slavery in literature | Slaves'' writings, AmericanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Neo-slave Narratives : Studies in the Social Logic of a Literary FormDDC classification: 810.9/353 | 813.5209355 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; One: Master Texts and Slave Narratives: Race, Form, and Intertextuality in the Field of Cultural Production; Two: Toward 1968: The Discourse in Formation; Three: The Discourse Mobilized: The Debate over William Styrons The Confessions of Nat Turner; Four: The Possession of Resistance: Ishmael Reed''s Flight to Canada; Five: Meditations on Story: Sherley Anne Williams''s Dessa Rose; Six: Serving the Form, Conserving the Order: Charles Johnson''s Oxherding Tale; Seven: Revising the Form, Misserving the Order: Charles Johnson''s Middle Passage; Eight: Conclusion; Notes; Index; A; B; C
DE; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
This is a study in the political, social, and cultural content of a particular literary form - the novel of slavery cast as a first-person slave narrative. The text explores the complex relationship between nostalgia and critique, and asks how African-American intellectuals made use of this form.
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