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"Who set you flowin'?" : the African-American migration narrative / Farah Jasmine Griffin.

Author/Creator:
Griffin, Farah Jasmine.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series:
Race and American culture
Race and American culture
Format/Description:
Book
[23], 232, [4] pagess : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Rural-urban migration in literature.
Migration, Internal, in literature.
City and town life in literature.
African Americans in literature.
Narration (Rhetoric).
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
"Boll Weevil in the Cotton/Devil in the White Man": Reasons for Leaving the South
The South in the City: The Initial Confrontation with the Urban Landscape
Safe Spaces and Other Places: Navigating the Urban Landscape
To Where from Here? The Final Vision of the Migration Narrative
New Directions for the Migration Narrative: Thoughts on Jazz.
Notes:
"Jacket design by Linda Roppolo."
"Jacket illustration: Jacob Lawrence, 'The Migration of the Negro, Panel No. 57: The Female Worker was Also One of the Last Grous to Leave the South ..."
Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral--Yale University).
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-226) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1995
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0195088964 (alk. paper)
0195088972 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
30893210
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