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Claiming the heritage : African-American women novelists and history / by Missy Dehn Kubitschek.

Author/Creator:
Kubitschek, Missy Dehn author.
Publication:
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 1991. , ©1991
Format/Description:
Book
xxiii, 203 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism.
African American women -- Intellectual life.
Slavery and slaves in literature.
African Americans in literature.
Family in literature.
African American women in literature.
Place of Publication:
United States Mississippi Jackson.
Contents:
"My mother talking", ancestral voices and the quest for identity
"What would a writer be doing working out of a slave market?", Kindred as paradigm, kindred in its own write
"Save de text", History, storytelling, and the female quest in Their Eyes Were Watching God
Paule Marshall's witness to history
Birthrights, Passing, history, and ancient properties
Every mother a daughter
Afterword: on getting the whole story.
Notes:
"Copyright ©1991 by University Press of Mississippi"--verso of title page.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [191]-195) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Chronology:
1991
Contributor:
University Press of Mississippi, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0878054561
0878054758 (pbk.)
OCLC:
22240157
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