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The Resource Death and the arc of mourning in African American literature, Anissa Janine Wardi

Death and the arc of mourning in African American literature, Anissa Janine Wardi

Label
Death and the arc of mourning in African American literature
Title
Death and the arc of mourning in African American literature
Statement of responsibility
Anissa Janine Wardi
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wardi, Anissa Janine
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
W34 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Pastoral literature, American
  • African Americans
  • African Americans in literature
  • Mourning customs in literature
  • Rural conditions in literature
  • Grief in literature
  • Death in literature
Label
Death and the arc of mourning in African American literature, Anissa Janine Wardi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-199) and index
Contents
Introduction: signifying gestures, or the mark of Cane in African American literature -- Graveyard dirt: the embodied South in A gathering of old men and Beloved -- Cotton fields and cane stalks: labor and death in Of love and dust and Song of Solomon -- "His house is a dead thing": home and exile in Linden hills -- "A crooked kind of mourning": migration and loss in Jazz, The men of Brewster Place, and In my father's house -- Conversations with the dead: echoes of "Kabnis" in Mama day -- Conclusion: "Our people's graves."
Control code
52962936
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 214 p.
Isbn
9780813026886
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003061691
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Death and the arc of mourning in African American literature, Anissa Janine Wardi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-199) and index
Contents
Introduction: signifying gestures, or the mark of Cane in African American literature -- Graveyard dirt: the embodied South in A gathering of old men and Beloved -- Cotton fields and cane stalks: labor and death in Of love and dust and Song of Solomon -- "His house is a dead thing": home and exile in Linden hills -- "A crooked kind of mourning": migration and loss in Jazz, The men of Brewster Place, and In my father's house -- Conversations with the dead: echoes of "Kabnis" in Mama day -- Conclusion: "Our people's graves."
Control code
52962936
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 214 p.
Isbn
9780813026886
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003061691
Other physical details
ill.

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