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Author Handley, George B., 1964-

Title Postslavery literatures in the Americas : family portraits in black and white / George B. Handley.

Publication Info. Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 2000.

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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  813.009 H236P    Check Shelf
Description x, 231 pages ; 24 cm.
Series New World studies
New World studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [207]-223) and index.
Contents Narrative and genealogy: toward a postnational study of postslavery literatures -- Reading in the dark: Cirilo Villaverde and George Washington Cable -- Reading behind the face: Martín Morúa Delgado, Charles W. Chesnutt, and Frances E.W. Harper -- Between the insular self and the exotic other: Alejo Carpentier and William Faulkner -- The emancipation of/from history: Jean Rhys, Rosario Ferré, and Toni Morrison.
Subject Domestic fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Slavery in literature.
Comparative literature -- American and Caribbean (Spanish)
Comparative literature -- Caribbean (Spanish) and American.
Caribbean fiction (Spanish) -- History and criticism.
African American families -- Inliterature.
Plantation life in literature.
Cuba -- In literature.
Blacks in literature.
Whites in literature.
Race in literature.
ISBN 0813919762 alkaline paper
0813919770 paperback alkaline paper
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