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The fiction of Paule Marshall : [electronic resource] reconstructions of history, culture, and gender / Dorothy Hamer Denniston.

By: Denniston, Dorothy Hamer, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c1995Edition: 1st ed.Description: xxii, 187 p. : port. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0870498398 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780870498398 (pbk. : alk. paper); 087049838X (alk. paper); 9780870498381 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Marshall, Paule, 1929- -- Criticism and interpretation | Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century | African Americans in literature | Caribbean Area -- In literature | Sex role in literature | Africa -- In literature | Women in literature | Negers | Letterkunde | Marshall, Paule | RomanDDC classification: 813/.54 Other classification: 18.06 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Introduction : anatomy of an aesthetic : the African cultural base -- 1. Challenging the American norm : the gendered sensibility in the Valley between -- 2. Beyond bildungsroman : constructions of gender and culture in Brown girl, brownstones -- 3. Cultural expansion and masculine subjectivity : Soul clap hands and sing -- 4. Maturation and multiplicity in consciousness : the short stories -- 5. Changing the present order : personal and political liberation in The chosen place, the timeless people -- 6. Recognition and recovery : diasporan connections in Praisesong for the widow -- 7. Transformation and re-creation of female identity in Daughters.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-184) and index.

Introduction : anatomy of an aesthetic : the African cultural base -- 1. Challenging the American norm : the gendered sensibility in the Valley between -- 2. Beyond bildungsroman : constructions of gender and culture in Brown girl, brownstones -- 3. Cultural expansion and masculine subjectivity : Soul clap hands and sing -- 4. Maturation and multiplicity in consciousness : the short stories -- 5. Changing the present order : personal and political liberation in The chosen place, the timeless people -- 6. Recognition and recovery : diasporan connections in Praisesong for the widow -- 7. Transformation and re-creation of female identity in Daughters.

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