Calls and Responses

Calls and Responses

The American Novel of Slavery Since Gone With the Wind

eBook - 2008
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In this comprehensive, groundbreaking study, Tim A. Ryan explores how American novelists since World War I have imagined the institution of slavery and the experience of those involved in it. Complicating the common assumption that authentic black-authored fiction about slavery is starkly opposed to the traditional, racist fiction (and history) created by whites, Ryan suggests that discourses about American slavery are--and have always been--defined by connections rather than disjunctions. Ryan contends that African American writers didn't merely reject and move beyond traditional portrayals of.
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, Ă2008
ISBN: 9780807134306
0807134309
0807133221
9780807133224
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (ix, 260 pages)

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