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Self-Discovery and Authority in Afro-American Narrative

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PAPERBACK

$33.50 • £26.95 • €30.00

ISBN 9780674800885

Publication Date: 10/01/1991

Short

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Form and Ideology in Three Slave Narratives
  • 2. Privilege and Evasion in The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
  • 3. Alienation and Creativity in the Fiction of Richard Wright
  • 4. Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Autobiographer
  • 5. Toni Morrison’s Narratives of Community
  • Notes
  • Index

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