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Self-Discovery and Authority in Afro-American Narrative

Self-Discovery and Authority in Afro-American Narrative( )
Author: Smith, Valerie
ISBN:978-0-674-80088-5
Publication Date:Oct 1991
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.50
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
Pages:180
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / African American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.577 x 8.424 x 0.382 Inches
Book Weight:0.524 Pounds



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