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The Resource Black Male Fiction and the Legacy of Caliban

Black Male Fiction and the Legacy of Caliban

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Black Male Fiction and the Legacy of Caliban
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Black Male Fiction and the Legacy of Caliban
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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
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non fiction
Nature of contents
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Black Male Fiction and the Legacy of Caliban
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Black Male Fiction and the Legacy of Caliban
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130j034
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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txt
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Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction: Defining Calibanic Discourse in the Black Male Novel and Black Male Culture; 1 The Conscious and Unconscious Dimensions of Calibanic Discourse Thematized in Philadelphia Fire; 2 The Thematized Black Voice in John Edgar Wideman's The Cattle Killing and Reuben; 3 Clarence Major's Quest to Define and Liberate the Self and the Black Male Writer; 4 Charles Johnson's Response to ""Caliban's Dilemma""; 5 Calibanic Discourse in Postmodern and Non-Postmodern Black Male Texts
  • Platitudes' Thematized Black Male Writers and Calibanic Discourse's Narrative OppositionThe Cub Detective Series Presents The Case of the Flexible Dancer; A Different Drummer: Caliban's ""Blood, ""Silenced Voice, and Destruction; Finding the Voice and Story That Humanize: Liberation from the Calibanic Legacy in The Chaneysville Incident; Calibanic Discourse and Problematized Black Male Voice and Identity in Tragic Magic; 6 Ralph Ellison and the Literary Background of Contemporary Black Male Postmodern Writers
  • Unconscious Compromise of the Story of Liberation in Invisible Man and Unconscious Analogy in Shadow and Act and Going to the TerritoryCalibanic Discourse, Unconscious Analogy, and the Influence of Ralph Ellison in John Edgar Wideman's Fictions and Critical Discourse; The Connection of Anti-Realistic De-formation in Major's and Ellison's Discourse; The Phenomenology of Formless Being and the Influence of Ellison in Johnson's Fictions and Critical Discourse; Conclusion: The ""Special Edge"" Tension Between the Conscious and Unconsciousin the Contemporary Black Male Postmodern Novel; Notes
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1 online resource (204 pages)
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