Close Kin and Distant Relatives : the Paradox of Respectability in Black Women's Literature.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Morris, Susana M., 1980-
Format: eBook
Published: University of Virginia Press, 2014.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction-Family matters
  • A wide confraternity: diaspora and family in Paule Marshall's Praisesong for the widow
  • Sins of the mother?: ambivalence, agency, and the family romance in Jamaica Kincaid's Annie John
  • Daughters of this land: genealogies of resistance in Edwidge Danticat's Breath, eyes, memory
  • The language of family: talking back to narratives of Black pathology in Sapphire's Push
  • Epilogue.