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Author Clark, Keith, 1963-
Title The radical fiction of Ann Petry [electronic resource] / Keith Clark.
Publication Info. Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2013]
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The "literary bones" of Ann Petry: excavating and re-situating a reluctant icon -- From gangsta to gothic: ann petry's unbounded aesthetic universe -- Black boys, hoods, and wannabes: images of imperiled Black manhood in the narrows -- Masculine angst revisited: the anguished Black men of "Like a winding sheet," "Has anybody seen Miss Dora Dean?" and "Miss Muriel" -- "Oppositional gothic": the street and Ann Petry's place in the literature of terror -- Haunting/haunted b(l)ack: tormented and tormenting souls in "The bones of Louella Brown" and "The witness" -- "Entombed while still alive": images of domestic terror and monstrousness in country place -- "A queer mixture of violence and love and hate and terror": (wannabe) gangsta, gothic, and grotesquerie in "In darkness and confusion" -- Conclusion: from the 1960s to the 2000s and beyond: Ann Petry's prescient vision.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Petry, Ann, 1908-1997 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780807150665 0807150665 0807150673 (DLC) 2012039922
ISBN 0807150673 (electronic bk.)
9780807150672 (electronic bk.)
9780807150665 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807150665 (cloth : alk. paper)
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