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

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

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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
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Jerry H. Bryant
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eng
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MiAaPQ
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Blacks in the diaspora
Born in a mighty bad land : the violent man in African American folklore and fiction, Jerry H. Bryant, (electronic resource)
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Born in a mighty bad land : the violent man in African American folklore and fiction, Jerry H. Bryant, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
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237 p.
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  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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