Contemporary African American fiction : new critical essays /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Williams, Dana A., 1972-
Format: Book
Published: Columbus : The Ohio State University Press, [2009]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Dana A. Williams
  • Theoretical influences and experimental resemblances: Ernest J. Gaines and recent critical approaches to the study of African American fiction / Reggie Scott Young
  • Ideological tension: cultural nationalism and multiculturalism in the novels of Ishmael Reed / Jennifer A. Jordan
  • The politics of addiction and adaptation: dis/ease transmission in Octavia E. Butler's Survivor and Fledgling / Mildred R. Mickle
  • "When the women tell stories": healing in Edwidge Danticat's Breath, eyes, memory / Tara T. Green
  • The coming-of-age of the contemporary African American novel: Olympia Vernon's Eden, Logic, and A killing in this town / Dana A. Williams
  • Another night, another story: the frame narrative in Toni Morrison's Paradise and Alf laylah wa laylah [Arabian nights] / Majda R. Atieh
  • A stranger on the bus: Reginald McKnight's I get on the bus as complex journey / Sandra Y. Govan
  • Re-imagining the academy: story and pedagogy in contemporary African American fiction / Eleanor W. Traylor.