The Resource The signifying monkey : a theory of Afro-American literary criticism, Henry Louis Gates, Jr

The signifying monkey : a theory of Afro-American literary criticism, Henry Louis Gates, Jr

Label
The signifying monkey : a theory of Afro-American literary criticism
Title
The signifying monkey
Title remainder
a theory of Afro-American literary criticism
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
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
G28 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • African Americans
  • Mythology, African, in literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • Oral tradition
  • African Americans
  • Criticism
  • Afro americanos
  • Littérature américaine
  • Noirs américains
  • Noirs américains dans la littérature
  • Critique
  • Tradition orale
  • Noirs américains
  • Littérature américaine
  • Mythologie africaine dans la littérature
Label
The signifying monkey : a theory of Afro-American literary criticism, Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 259-280
Contents
A myth of origins: Esu-elegbara and the signifying monkey -- The signifying monkey and the language of signifying: Rhetorical difference and the orders of meaning -- Figures of signification -- Thr trope of the talking book -- Zora Neale Hurston and the speakerly text -- On "the blackness of blackness": Ishmael Reed and a critique of the sign -- Color me Zora: Alice Walker's (re)writing of the speakerly text
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 290 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036942349
Label
The signifying monkey : a theory of Afro-American literary criticism, Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 259-280
Contents
A myth of origins: Esu-elegbara and the signifying monkey -- The signifying monkey and the language of signifying: Rhetorical difference and the orders of meaning -- Figures of signification -- Thr trope of the talking book -- Zora Neale Hurston and the speakerly text -- On "the blackness of blackness": Ishmael Reed and a critique of the sign -- Color me Zora: Alice Walker's (re)writing of the speakerly text
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 290 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036942349

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