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In the African-American grain : call-and-response in twentieth-century Black fiction /

John F. Callahan.

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Main Author: Callahan, John F.
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2001.
Topics: American fiction - African American authors - History and criticism. | American fiction - 20th century - History and criticism. | African Americans in literature. | Oral tradition - United States. | Storytelling in literature. | Reader-response criticism.
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Who you for?: voice and the African-American fiction of democratic identity -- The spoken in the written word: African-American tales and the middle passage from Uncle Remus: His songs and sayings to The conjure woman -- "By de singin' uh de song": the search for reciprocal voice in Cane -- "Mah tongue is mah friend's mouf": the rhetoric of intimacy and immensity in Their eyes were watching God -- Frequencies of eloquence: the performance and composition of Invisible man -- A moveable form: the loose end blues of The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman -- The hoop of language: politics and the restoration of voice in Meridian -- Who we for?: the extended call of African-American fiction.
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