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Self-Discovery and Authority in Afro-American Narrative

Self-Discovery and Authority in Afro-American Narrative( )
Author: Smith, Valerie
Publication Date:Oct 1991
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $62.00
Book Description:

It is by telling the stories of their lives that black writers affirm and legitimize their autonomy. So Smith argues in this exploration of the relationship between autobiography and fiction in Afro-American writing. Smith sees plot construction and characterization as providing these narrators with a measure of authority unknown in their lives.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / African American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.3 x 21.6 x 0.98 cm
Book Weight:0.238 Kilograms

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