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Race and the literary encounter : black literature from James Weldon Johnson to Percival Everett / Lesley Larkin.

By: Larkin, Lesley [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Blacks in the diaspora: Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2015]Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780253017895; 0253017890.Subject(s): American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism | Race in literature | Books and reading -- Social aspects -- United States | African Americans -- Books and reading | African Americans in literature | Identity (Psychology) in literatureAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Race and the literary encounterDDC classification: 810.9/896073 LOC classification: PS153.N5 | L37 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction: Scenes of reading, scenes of racialization: modern and contemporary black literature -- Unbinding the double audience: James Weldon Johnson -- Speakerly reading: Zora Neale Hurston -- Close reading "You": Ralph Ellison -- Erasing precious: Sapphire and Percival Everett -- Reading and being read: Jamaica Kincaid -- Epilogue: Toward a theory and pedagogy of responsible reading: Toni Morrison.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Scenes of reading, scenes of racialization: modern and contemporary black literature -- Unbinding the double audience: James Weldon Johnson -- Speakerly reading: Zora Neale Hurston -- Close reading "You": Ralph Ellison -- Erasing precious: Sapphire and Percival Everett -- Reading and being read: Jamaica Kincaid -- Epilogue: Toward a theory and pedagogy of responsible reading: Toni Morrison.

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<p>Lesley Larkin is Associate Professor of English at Northern Michigan University. Her research on race and reader ethics has appeared in LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory, MELUS, and Callaloo.</p>

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