The Resource Figures in Black : words, signs, and the "racial" self, Henry Louis Gates, Jr

Figures in Black : words, signs, and the "racial" self, Henry Louis Gates, Jr

Label
Figures in Black : words, signs, and the "racial" self
Title
Figures in Black
Title remainder
words, signs, and the "racial" self
Statement of responsibility
Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gates, Henry Louis
Dewey number
  • 810/.9/896073
  • 813/.54/09896073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
G27 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • African Americans
  • African Americans in literature
  • Slavery in literature
  • Race in literature
  • Littérature américaine
  • Noirs américains dans la littérature
  • Esclavage dans la littérature
  • Conscience de race dans la littérature
  • Negers
  • Literatuur
  • Rassenverhoudingen
  • Semiotiek
Label
Figures in Black : words, signs, and the "racial" self, Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 277-296
Contents
Literary theory and the black tradition -- The literature of the slave. Phillis Wheatley and the nature of the negro -- Binary oppositions in chapter one of Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, and American slave. Written by himself -- Frederick Douglass and the language of the self -- Parallel discursive universes: Fictions of the self in Harriet E. Wilson's Our Nig -- Black structures of feeling. Dis and dat: Dialect and the descent -- The same difference: Reading Jean Toomer, 1923-1983 -- Songs of a racial self: On Sterling A. Brown -- The "blackness of blackness": A critique of the sign and the signifying monkey
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 311 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034663295
Label
Figures in Black : words, signs, and the "racial" self, Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 277-296
Contents
Literary theory and the black tradition -- The literature of the slave. Phillis Wheatley and the nature of the negro -- Binary oppositions in chapter one of Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, and American slave. Written by himself -- Frederick Douglass and the language of the self -- Parallel discursive universes: Fictions of the self in Harriet E. Wilson's Our Nig -- Black structures of feeling. Dis and dat: Dialect and the descent -- The same difference: Reading Jean Toomer, 1923-1983 -- Songs of a racial self: On Sterling A. Brown -- The "blackness of blackness": A critique of the sign and the signifying monkey
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 311 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034663295

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