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The Resource Black male fiction and the legacy of Caliban, James W. Coleman

Black male fiction and the legacy of Caliban, James W. Coleman

Label
Black male fiction and the legacy of Caliban
Title
Black male fiction and the legacy of Caliban
Statement of responsibility
James W. Coleman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With The Tempest's Caliban, Shakespeare created an archetype in the modern era depicting black men as slaves and savages who threaten civilization. As contemporary black male fiction writers have tried to free their subjects and themselves from this legacy to tell a story of liberation, they often unconsciously retell the story, making their heroes into modern-day Calibans.Coleman analyzes the modern and postmodern novels of John Edgar Wideman, Clarence Major, Charles Johnson, William Melvin Kelley, Trey Ellis, David Bradley, and Wesley Brown. He traces the Caliban legacy to early literary in
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-2019
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coleman, James W.
Dewey number
813/.5099286/08996073
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.N4
LC item number
C64 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Postmodernism (Literature)
  • African American men
  • African American men in literature
  • Caliban (Fictitious character)
  • Blacks in literature
  • Men in literature
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Roman américain
  • Roman américain
  • Postmodernisme (Littérature)
  • Hommes noirs américains dans la littérature
  • Caliban (Personnage fictif)
  • Noirs dans la littérature
  • Écrits d'hommes américains
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • African American men in literature
  • African American men
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Blacks in literature
  • Caliban (Fictitious character)
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Men in literature
  • Postmodernism (Literature)
  • United States
Label
Black male fiction and the legacy of Caliban, James W. Coleman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-183) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Defining Calibanic discourse in the Black male novel and Black male culture -- The conscious and unconscious dimensions of Calibanic discourse thematized in Philadelphia fire -- The thematized black voice in John Edgar Wideman's The Cattle killing and Reuben -- Clarence Major's quest to define and liberate the self and the Black male writer -- Charles Johnson's response to the "Caliban's dilemma" -- Calibanic discourse in postmodern and non-postmodern Black male texts -- Ralph Ellison and the literary background of contemporary Black male postmodern writers -- The "special edge" tension between the conscious and unconscious in the contemporary Black male postmodern novel
Control code
65339424
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (193 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813170770
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65339424
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Black male fiction and the legacy of Caliban, James W. Coleman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-183) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Defining Calibanic discourse in the Black male novel and Black male culture -- The conscious and unconscious dimensions of Calibanic discourse thematized in Philadelphia fire -- The thematized black voice in John Edgar Wideman's The Cattle killing and Reuben -- Clarence Major's quest to define and liberate the self and the Black male writer -- Charles Johnson's response to the "Caliban's dilemma" -- Calibanic discourse in postmodern and non-postmodern Black male texts -- Ralph Ellison and the literary background of contemporary Black male postmodern writers -- The "special edge" tension between the conscious and unconscious in the contemporary Black male postmodern novel
Control code
65339424
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (193 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813170770
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65339424
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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