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All stories are true [electronic resource] : history, myth, and trauma in the work of John Edgar Wideman / Tracie Church Guzzio.

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Author/Creator:
Guzzio, Tracie Church.
Publication:
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2011.
Series:
Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies.
Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (331 p.)
Subjects:
African Americans in literature.
Wideman, John Edgar -- Criticism and interpretation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In All Stories Are True , Tracie Church Guzzio provides the first full-length study of John Edgar Wideman's entire oeuvre to date. Specifically, Guzzio examines the ways in which Wideman (b. 1941) engages with three crucial themes-history, myth,
Contents:
Acknowledgments
Introduction
"All stories are true": palimpsestic storytelling
Deconstructing history: trauma and the alienation narratives
Return home: mythic narratives and family history
Journey back (again): the post-traumatic narratives
Truth and reconciliation: the blues and the heroic romance
Conclusion.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-283-11662-6
9786613116628
1-61703-005-8
OCLC:
729166773
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