The Black "I" : author and audience in African-American literature / Devon Boan

Author(s): Boan, Devon, 1953-
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Subjects: American literature--African American authors--History and criticism--Theory, etc
Authors and readers--United States--History
African Americans in literature
Reader-response criticism
Self in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Peter Lang, c2002
Series: African-American literature and culture vol. 2
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: x, 131 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction: The African American Writers Dilemma 1
Ch. 1. The Author/Audience Dialogue as Theoretical Perspective 13
Ch. 2. The Literature of Inversion 39
Ch. 3. The Literature of Subversion 59
Ch. 4. The Literature of Vivification 71
Ch. 5. The Literature of Mythification 87
Conclusion: The Black "I" in the Twenty-First Century 103
Notes 109
Works Cited 117
Index 129
Notes: LCCN: 2001038489
ISBN: 082045737X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [117]-127) and index
OCLC Number: 47690051
ISBN/ISSN: 082045737X