Trances, dances, and vociferations agency and resistance in Africana women's narratives / Nada Elia

Author(s): Elia, Nada
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Subjects: Djebar, Assia, 1936---Criticism and interpretation
Cliff, Michelle--Criticism and interpretation
Caribbean Area--In literature
Algeria--In literature
Jamaica--In literature
Electronic books
American fiction--African American authors--History and criticism
American fiction--Women authors--History and criticism
Women and literature--Caribbean Area--History--20th century
Women and literature--United States--History--20th century
African American women in literature
Feminism in literature
Narration (Rhetoric)
Women in literature
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Garland Pub., 2001
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xi, 169 p. ; 23 cm
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 00061008 (OCoLC)44727970 0815338422
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: ISBN: 0203906845 (electronic bk.)
Contents: Pre-text: in the beginning all was sound -- "The fourth language": subaltern expression in Assia Djebar's Fantasia: an Algerian cavalcade and A sister to scheherazade -- "The memories of old women": alternative history in Michelle Cliff's No telephone to heaven and Free enterprise -- "I'm breaking my vow of silence": reclaiming speech in Paule Marshall's Praisesong for the widow and daughters -- "Under the weight of memory and music": contact zones and healing in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon and Paradise -- Conclusion: "With nomad memory and intermittent voice": the Africana women's aesthetic tradition
Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-164) and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2002. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
OCLC Number: 50900536
ISBN/ISSN: 0203906845