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The Resource Reading Africa into American literature : epics, fables, and gothic tales, Keith Cartwright

Reading Africa into American literature : epics, fables, and gothic tales, Keith Cartwright

Label
Reading Africa into American literature : epics, fables, and gothic tales
Title
Reading Africa into American literature
Title remainder
epics, fables, and gothic tales
Statement of responsibility
Keith Cartwright
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cartwright, Keith
Dewey number
810.9/896073
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS159.A35
LC item number
C37 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • African literature
  • American literature
  • Gothic revival (Literature)
  • Fables, American
  • African Americans in literature
  • Slavery in literature
  • Ethics in literature
  • Africa
Label
Reading Africa into American literature : epics, fables, and gothic tales, Keith Cartwright
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
  • Bibliography: p. [241]-257
  • Bibliography: p. [241]-257
Contents
pt. I. Epic impulses/narratives of ancestry -- Imperial mother wit, gumbo erotics: from Sunjata to The souls of Black folk -- Of root figures and buggy jiving: Toomer, Hurston, and Ellison -- Myth-making, mother-child-ness, and epic renamings: Malcolm X, Kunta Kinte, and Milkman Dead -- pt. II. Bound cultures/the creolization of Dixie -- "Two heads fighting": African roots, geechee/gombo tales -- Creole self-fashioning: Joel Chandler Harris's "other fellow" -- Searching for spiritual soil: milk bonds and the "maumer tongue" -- pt. III. Shadows of Africans/gothic representations -- The spears of the party of the merciful: Senegambian Muslims, scriptural mercy, and plantation slavery -- Babo and bras coupé: malign machinations, gothic plots -- "Never once but like ripples": on boomeranging trumps, rememory, and the novel as medium
Control code
000157840
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9780813122205
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2001002582
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000157840
  • (OCoLC)46918060
Label
Reading Africa into American literature : epics, fables, and gothic tales, Keith Cartwright
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
  • Bibliography: p. [241]-257
  • Bibliography: p. [241]-257
Contents
pt. I. Epic impulses/narratives of ancestry -- Imperial mother wit, gumbo erotics: from Sunjata to The souls of Black folk -- Of root figures and buggy jiving: Toomer, Hurston, and Ellison -- Myth-making, mother-child-ness, and epic renamings: Malcolm X, Kunta Kinte, and Milkman Dead -- pt. II. Bound cultures/the creolization of Dixie -- "Two heads fighting": African roots, geechee/gombo tales -- Creole self-fashioning: Joel Chandler Harris's "other fellow" -- Searching for spiritual soil: milk bonds and the "maumer tongue" -- pt. III. Shadows of Africans/gothic representations -- The spears of the party of the merciful: Senegambian Muslims, scriptural mercy, and plantation slavery -- Babo and bras coupé: malign machinations, gothic plots -- "Never once but like ripples": on boomeranging trumps, rememory, and the novel as medium
Control code
000157840
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9780813122205
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2001002582
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000157840
  • (OCoLC)46918060

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