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The Afro-American novel and its tradition

by Bernard W. Bell

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism,
  • African Americans -- Intellectual life,
  • African Americans in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBernard W. Bell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 B43 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 421 p. ;
    Number of Pages421
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2730994M
    ISBN 100870235680
    LC Control Number86025070

      In Bernard W. Bell published The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition, a comprehensive history of more than novels written by African Americans from to The book won the Distinguished Scholarship Award of the College Language Association and . In Bernard W. Bell published The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition, a comprehensive interpretive history of more than novels written by African Americans from to The book won the Distinguished Scholarship Award of the College Language Association and was reprinted five times. Now Bell has produced a new volume that serves as a sequel and companion to the earlier 5/5(1).

    The Origins of Afro-American Fiction the subject, Bernard Bell argues that 'the Afro-American is a hy-brid narrative whose distinctive traditions and vitality are derived basically from the sedimented indigenous roots of black American folklore and literary genres . African-American literature is the body of literature produced in the United States by writers of African descent. It begins with the works of such late 18th-century writers as Phillis the high point of slave narratives, African-American literature was dominated by .

    The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition. Bernard W. Bell. from: $ The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African-American Literary Criticism is a work of literary criticism and theory by the American scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. first published in The book traces the folkloric origins of the African-American cultural practice of "signifying" and uses the concept of signifyin(g) to analyze the interplay between texts of prominent African-American writers Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr.


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There is no doubt that this is 'the book' on its specific subject."—Studies in the Humanities. Get this from a library. The Afro-American novel and its tradition. [Bernard W Bell] -- This study is an addition to the growing body of scholarly analysis examining the Afro-American contribution.

It is based on the premise that in the last 25 years the traditional canon of American. But because the narrative or storytelling tradition is an ancient sub-Saharan African as well as a Greco-Roman means for symbolically expressing both a personal and a collective relationship to a social and metaphysical universe, I believe that approaches to the Afro-American novel that reduce the rich complexities, paradoxes, and ambivalences.

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According to Bell, his book is "a comprehensive sociopsychological, sociocultural interpretive history of the Afro-American novel. It seeks to unearth, identify, describe, and analyze some of the major thematic, stylistic, and structural characteristics of the Afro-American novel from its beginning in to " This quotation about the book's scope and intention, as well as its title, are Author: Doris J.

Davenport. Tradition, History, and the Afro-American Novel WILLIAM E. CAIN Wellesley College The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition. By Bernard Bell. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, xix + pages. IN THIS AMBITIOUS, RICHLY DETAILED, AND IMPRESSIVELY EXECUTED BOOK, Bernard Bell provides a "comprehensive sociopsychological.

In Bernard W. Bell published The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition, a comprehensive interpretive history of more than novels written by African Americans from to The book won the Distinguished Scholarship Award of the College Language Association and Cited by:   The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition by Bernard W.

Bell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(11). Bell, Bernard W. The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition. U of Massachusetts P, Summary of Work This work gives a critical analysis and historical overlook of the development of the African American novel from slave narratives to the novels written in the s during Postmodernism.

The work takes a mix of historical, anthropological, and cultural. He invites us to read or reread what he accomplished in The Folk Roots of Contemporary Afro-American Poetry (), The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition (), Clarence Major and His Art: Portraits of an African American Postmodernist (), and The Contemporary African American Novel: Its Folk Roots and Modern Literary Branches ().Cited by: 2.

A History of the African American Novel offers an in-depth overview of the development of the novel and its major genres. In the first part of this book, Valerie Babb examines the evolution of the novel from the s to the present, showing how the concept of black identity has transformed along with the art by: 1.

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Now Bell has produced a new volume that serves as a sequel and companion to the earlier. The Afro-American novel and its tradition.

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Bell. The Contemporary African American Novel: Its Roots and Modern Literary Branches. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, pp. $ cloth/ $ paper. A sequel to Bell's award-winning study The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition, this book focuses mainly on.

In Bernard W. Bell published The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition, a comprehensive history of more than novels written by African Americans from to The book won the Distinguished Scholarship Award of the College Language Association and was reprinted five times.It is a novel that encompasses much of the American scene and character: though told by a single Afro-American voice and set in the contemporary South and then in modern New York City, its references are to the First World War, to Reconstruction, to the Civil War and slavery, to the founding of the American republic, to Columbus, and to the.

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