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The Resource Born in a mighty bad land : the violent man in African American folklore and fiction, Jerry H. Bryant

Born in a mighty bad land : the violent man in African American folklore and fiction, Jerry H. Bryant

Label
Born in a mighty bad land : the violent man in African American folklore and fiction
Title
Born in a mighty bad land
Title remainder
the violent man in African American folklore and fiction
Statement of responsibility
Jerry H. Bryant
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.009/355
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.V58
LC item number
B79 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Blacks in the diaspora
Label
Born in a mighty bad land : the violent man in African American folklore and fiction, Jerry H. Bryant
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The classic badman and the ballad -- Postbellum violence and its causes : "displaced rage" in a preindustrial culture -- Between the wars : the genteel novel, counterstereotypes, and initial probes -- From the genteel to the primitive : the twenties and thirties -- The ghetto bildungsroman : from the forties to the seventies -- Toasts : tales of the "bad nigger" -- Chester Himes : Harlem absurd -- A "toast" novel : pimps, hoodlums, and hit men -- Walter Mosley and the violent men of Watts -- Rap : going commercial -- The badman and the storyteller : John Edgar Wideman's homewood trilogy -- Toni Morrison : Ulysses, badmen, and archetypes--abandoning violence -- Appendix : Analysis of thirty prototype ballads
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
237 p.
Isbn
9780253215789
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002011578
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373500312
Label
Born in a mighty bad land : the violent man in African American folklore and fiction, Jerry H. Bryant
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The classic badman and the ballad -- Postbellum violence and its causes : "displaced rage" in a preindustrial culture -- Between the wars : the genteel novel, counterstereotypes, and initial probes -- From the genteel to the primitive : the twenties and thirties -- The ghetto bildungsroman : from the forties to the seventies -- Toasts : tales of the "bad nigger" -- Chester Himes : Harlem absurd -- A "toast" novel : pimps, hoodlums, and hit men -- Walter Mosley and the violent men of Watts -- Rap : going commercial -- The badman and the storyteller : John Edgar Wideman's homewood trilogy -- Toni Morrison : Ulysses, badmen, and archetypes--abandoning violence -- Appendix : Analysis of thirty prototype ballads
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
237 p.
Isbn
9780253215789
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002011578
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373500312

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