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Moorings & metaphors [electronic resource] : figures of culture and gender in Black women's literature / Karla F.C. Holloway.

By: Holloway, Karla F. C, 1949-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1992Description: 1 online resource (x, 218 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585002657 (electronic bk.); 9780585002651 (electronic bk.).Other title: Moorings and metaphors.Subject(s): American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism | West African literature (English) -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Comparative literature -- American and West African (English) | Comparative literature -- West African (English) and American | Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century | American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Women and literature -- Africa, West -- History -- 20th century | American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | African American women in literature | Women, Black, in literature | Sex role in literature | Myth in literature | Metaphor | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Moorings & metaphors.DDC classification: 810.9/9287 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
A critical consideration of voice, gender, and culture -- The novel politics of literary interpretation -- Revision and (re)membrance : recursive structures in literature -- Revision and (re)membrance : recursive structures in language -- Mythologies -- The idea of ancestry : African-American writers -- Visions of the goddess : West African writers -- Spirituals and praisesongs : telling testimonies.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-207) and index.

A critical consideration of voice, gender, and culture -- The novel politics of literary interpretation -- Revision and (re)membrance : recursive structures in literature -- Revision and (re)membrance : recursive structures in language -- Mythologies -- The idea of ancestry : African-American writers -- Visions of the goddess : West African writers -- Spirituals and praisesongs : telling testimonies.

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Moorings & metaphors by Holloway, Karla F. C., ©1992
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