In Contemporary African American Fiction: New Critical Essays, edited by Dana A. Williams, eight contributors examine trends and ideas which characterize African American fiction since 1970. They investigate many of the key inquiries which inform discussions about the condition of contemporary African American fiction. The range of queries is wide and varied. How does African American fiction.
In Contemporary African American Fiction: New Critical Essays, edited by Dana A. Williams, eight contributors examine trends and ideas which characterize African American fiction since 1970.They investigate many of the key inquiries which inform discussions about the condition of contemporary African American fiction. The range of queries is wide and varied.
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Covering over 100 feature films in critical depth and detail, this reader provides an excellent introduction to American genre filmmaking since 1990. These previously unpublished essays by prominent film scholars each address a different film genre--from science fiction to romance to '90s noir--as well as the ways in which genre filmmaking as a whole has been changed by the new technologies.
Contemporary African Literature: New Approaches. areas of study that are yet to generate voluminous and critical scholarship. Contemporary African Literature is a useful contribution to the ever-growing body of African literary criticism. At its hub is the regard for much of what is shaping contemporary African fiction, poetry, scholarship, politics, oral traditions, and the challenges and.
Literature: Contemporary. African American Review. African American Review (AAR) is a scholarly aggregation of insightful essays on African American literature, theatre, film, the visual arts, and culture; interviews; poetry; fiction; and book reviews. AAR has featured renowned writers and cultural critics including Trudier Harris. Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture.
Dr. Williams received her Ph.D. in African American Literature from Howard University. In 2008-09, and was a faculty fellow at the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University. Dr. Williams has written numerous works, such as Contemporary African American Female Playwrights: an Annotate Bibliography (Greenwood, 1999), In the Light of Likeness—Transformed: The.
A specialist in contemporary African American Literature, Dana A. Williams earned her B.A. in English from Grambling State University in Grambling, LA in 1993, her M.A. in 1995 from Howard University, and her Ph.D. in African American Literature from Howard University in 1998. As a recipient of the Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Scholar award in 1999, she was a visiting research fellow at.
In the introduction to Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction (1990), McMillan talks about the “New Black Aesthetic” from which she writes. Unlike the writers of.
Essays and criticism on Toni Morrison's Jazz - Jazz. Toni Morrison’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller BELOVED (1988) was a hard act to follow, but her new novel, JAZZ, is an adventurous, richly.
American literature - American literature - Literary and social criticism: Until his death in 1972, Edmund Wilson solidified his reputation as one of America’s most versatile and distinguished men of letters. The novelist John Updike inherited Wilson’s chair at The New Yorker and turned out an extraordinary flow of critical reviews collected in volumes such as Hugging the Shore (1983) and.
American fiction -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism; American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism; Filed under: American fiction -- History and criticism. Tactics of the Human: Experimental Technics in American Fiction (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014), by Laura Shackelford (illustrated HTML with commentary at digitalculture.org) America's.
A Remembering Generations: Race and Family in Contemporary African American Fiction. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina. Critical Essays on Gayl Jones. New York: Peter Lang, 2006. Monteith, Sharon. Advancing Sisterhood? Interracial Friendships in Contemporary Southern Fiction. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2000. Perry, Carolyn, and Mary Louise Weaks, ed. The History of.
NEW BONES: CONTEMPORARY BLACK WRITERS IN AMERICA, by Kevin Quashie, Joyce Lausch, and Keith D. Miller, the first text of its kind, presents the largest, most inclusive multi-genre anthology of contemporary (1970 to the present) African-American literature. This volume includes works from all genres—fiction, poetry, drama, essays, speeches.
MAXINE LAVON MONTGOMERY, is currently a professor of English who holds a doctorate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1986). Her areas of specialization include Contemporary Black Women's Fiction, Post-colonial Literature, African Diaspora Literature and Culture, Black Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Writing, and Critical Race Theory.
Contemporary Literature publishes scholarly essays on contemporary writing in English, interviews with established and emerging authors, and reviews of recent critical books in the field. The journal welcomes articles on multiple genres, including poetry, the novel, drama, creative nonfiction, new media and digital literature, and graphic narrative.
The American Novel series provides students of American literature with introductory critical guides to the great works of American fiction. Each volume begins with a substantial introduction by a distinguished authority on the text, giving details of the work's composition, publication history, and contemporary reception, as well as a survey of the major critical trends and readings from.
Structuring the Void: The Struggle for Subject in Contemporary American Fiction (Durham, NC and London: Duke University Press, 1992), by Jerome Klinkowitz (page images at HathiTrust) The Ethics of Swagger: Prizewinning African American Novels, 1977-1993 (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, c2013), by Michael D. Hill (PDF at Ohio State).
Mock Interviews with Contemporary African American Writers By Amanda Golden April 18, 2014 September 4, 2014 Digital Pedagogy My “English 1102: African American Literature from the Harlem Renaissance to the Digital Present” students’ final assignment this term was a version of one that Anne Sexton gave in her “Anne on Anne” course at Colgate University in the spring of 1972.