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Free within ourselves : fiction lessons for Black authors / Jewell Parker Rhodes.

Author/Creator:
Rhodes, Jewell Parker.
Edition:
First edition
Publication:
New York : Main Street Books, [1999].
Distribution:
New York : Published by Doubleday a division of Random House, Inc.,
Format/Description:
Book
[10], 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Blacks -- Authorship.
African Americans in literature.
African Americans -- Authorship.
Blacks in literature.
Fiction -- Authorship.
Fiction -- Technique.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Part I: Celebrating Ourselves. Preface: Celebrating self and community; 1. Getting ready to work: claiming a journal, the writr within; 2. Literary ancestors
Part II: Spiritual Preparations. 3. Unearthing tales; 4. How to keep going
Part III: Learning the Craft. 5. Creating character; 6. Creating plot; 7. Point of view; 8. Description, setting, and atmosphere; 9. Dialogue, dialect, and narrative voice; 10. Theme; 11. Revisions and letting go
Part IV: Wisdom and Advice from Black Authors. Best advice from Black Writers to Black Writers
Part V: Tools You May Need.
Notes:
"Designed by Richard Oriolo."
"November 1999. First Edition"
Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-321).
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1999
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0385491751 (pbk.)
OCLC:
40954155
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