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The power of the porch : the storyteller's craft in Zora Neale Hurston, Gloria Naylor, and Randall Kenan / Trudier Harris.

Author/Creator:
Harris, Trudier.
Publication:
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 1996.
Series:
Mercer University Lamar memorial lectures; no. 39.
Mercer University Lamar memorial lectures ; no. 39
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 152 pages ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
Hurston, Zora Neale -- Criticism and interpretation.
Naylor, Gloria -- Criticism and interpretation.
Kenan, Randall -- Criticism and interpretation.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Folklore.
Literature and folklore -- Southern States.
Oral tradition -- Southern States.
Southern States -- In literature.
African Americans in literature.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Place of Publication:
United States Georgia Athens.
Contents:
Performing Personae and Southern Hospitality: Zora Neale Hurston in Mules and Men
The Eye as Voice and Ear: African Southern Orality and Folklore in Gloria Naylor's Mama Day
Southern Voices, Southern Tales: Randall Kenan's "Clarence and the Dead".
Notes:
"Designed by Kathi Dailey Morgan."
"Jacket illustration: © Ann Tanksley, Summer Fun, 1988, oil on canvas ..."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-147) 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:
1996
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0820318574 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
34192841
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