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Literary legacies, folklore foundations : selfhood and cultural tradition in nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature / Karen E. Beardslee.

Author/Creator:
Beardslee, Karen E., 1965-
Publication:
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c2001.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 202 p. ; 24 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
American fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature and folklore -- United States.
Group identity in literature.
Ethnic groups in literature.
Folklore in literature.
Culture in literature.
Self in literature.
Contents:
With this needle ... : Harriet Beecher Stowe's The minister's wooing and Whitney Otto's How to make an American quilt
Everybody loves a good story: Charles Chesnutt's The conjure woman and David Bradley's The Chaneysville incident
New footing on ancient ground: Zitkala-Sa's American Indian stories and Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony
What I learn from you goes with me on the journey: Mar'ia Cristina Mena's "The birth of the god of war" and Roberta Fernandez's Intaglio: a novel in six stories.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-198) and index.
ISBN:
1572331526
OCLC:
48777698