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Ann Petry's short fiction : critical essays / edited by Hazel Arnett Ervin and Hilary Holladay.

Publication:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 183 p. ; 25 cm.
Series:
Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies, 0069-9624 ; no. 209
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Subjects:
Petry, Ann, 1908-1997 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans in literature.
Short story.
New England -- In literature.
Contents:
Introduction / Hazel Arnett Ervin and Hilary Holladay
Chronology
A World Made Cunningly: A Closer Look at Ann Petry's Short Fiction / Gladys J. Washington
Ann Petry and African Poetics: A Review of "Solo on the Drums" / Sheikh Umar Kamarah
Folk Traditions in the Short Fiction of Ann Petry / Gladys J. Washington
Artistic Discourse in Three Short Stories by Ann Petry / Nora Ruth Roberts
Jazz/Blues Structure in Ann Petry's "Solo on the Drums" / Gayl Jones
"Miss Muriel": Rewriting Innocence into Experience / Paul Wiebe
"From a Thousand Different Points of View": The Multiple Masculinities of Ann Petry's "Miss Muriel" / Keith Clark
Riot as Ritual: Ann Petry's "In Darkness and Confusion" / George R. Adams
"Ain't No Room for Us Anywhere": Reading Ann Petry's "In Darkness and Confusion" as a Migration Narrative / Deirdre Raynor
Apartheid Among the Dead; Or, On Christian Laughter in Ann Petry's "The Bones of Louella Brown" / Gene Fendt
The Narrator as Feminist Ally in Ann Petry's "The Bones of Louella Brown" / Amy Lee
Taking the Cake: Ann Petry's "Has Anybody Seen Miss Dora Dean?" / Barbara Lewis
"The Man Who Cried I am": Reading Race, Class and Gender in Ann Petry's "The Witness" / Carol E. Henderson
Traumatic Reenactment and the Impossibility of African American Testimony in Ann Petry's "Like a Winding Sheet" and "The Witness" / Eve Tettenborn.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-176) and index.
Contributor:
Ervin, Hazel Arnett.
Holladay, Hilary.
ISBN:
0313322910
OCLC:
54046891