African American women writers' historical fiction

Ana Nunes

This volume explores African American historical fiction written by women in the last four decades of the twentieth century. Comprehensive in scope, this book refers to over thirty authors whose work has contributed to the tradition, from Margaret Walker to Sherley Anne Williams to Toni Morrison. Ana Nunes's approach to the text emphasizes the narrative and thematic achievements of individual novels against the backdrop of the main trends and developments of the contemporary African American historical novel.

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  • Contexts: 'I would like to do something of lasting service for the race' Setting the Record Straight History as Birthmark: Gayl Jones's Corregidora 'The Undocumentable Inside of History': Sherley Anne Williams's Dessa Rose 'her best thing, her beautiful, magical best thing': Toni Morrison's Beloved and Phyllis Perry's Stigmata

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書名 African American women writers' historical fiction
著作者等 Nunes Ana
出版元 Palgrave Macmillan
刊行年月 2011
版表示 1st ed
ページ数 248 p.
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 9780230112537
NCID BB06900719
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国