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The radical fiction of Ann Petry

Clark, Keith

The radical fiction of Ann Petry

by Clark, Keith

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-245) and index.

    StatementKeith Clark
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3531.E933 Z63 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 257 pages
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27148715M
    ISBN 100807150665
    ISBN 109780807150665
    LC Control Number2012039922
    OCLC/WorldCa818292942

    Art Sanctuary & Moonstone Present. The Radical Fiction of Ann Petry. Thursday Octo -7pm. A Talk by Keith Clark. Art Sanctuary, S. 16 th Street, In his in-depth analysis of the works of Ann Petry (–), Keith Clark moves beyond assessments of Petry as a major mid-twentieth-century African American author and the sole female member of the “Wright School of. His latest book, The Radical Fiction of Ann Petry, was published in Spring by the Louisiana State University Press. His critical and pedagogical essays and book reviews have appeared in Callaloo, African American Review, The Oxford Companion to African American Literature, Resources for American Literary Study, American Writers V, and.   ANN PETRY (–) was a reporter, pharmacist, social worker, and community activist. She illuminated the range of black and white experience in her novels, short stories, and other writing. Her book The Street () was the first novel by an African American woman to sell more than a million copies. FARAH JASMINE GRIFFIN is the William B. Ransford Professor of English and . The Street is a novel published in by African-American writer Ann in World War II era Harlem, it centers on the life of Lutie 's novel is a commentary on the social injustices that confronted her character, Lutie Johnson, as a single black mother in this time : Ann Petry.

    Ann Petry (Octo – Ap ) was an American writer of novels, short stories, children's books and journalism. Her debut novel The Street became the first novel by an African-American woman to sell more than a million copies. "In , the Library of America published “The Street” in one volume along with Petry’s masterpiece, “The Narrows,” and a sampling Born: Ann Lane, Octo , Old Saybrook, CT, US.   ANN PETRY ( –) was a reporter, pharmacist, social worker, and community activist. She illuminated the range of black and white experience in her novels, short stories, and other writing. Her book The Street was the first novel by an African American woman to sell more than a million copies. KEITH CLARK is the author of The Radical Fiction of Ann Petry and Black Manhood in James. As Keith Clark points out in The Radical Fiction of Ann Petry, the author for a long time was known almost exclusively because of her short story "Like a Winding Sheet" () and her first novel The Street (). This singular emphasis resulted in Petry's works . Ann Petry by Hilary Holladay (), encapsulates what she sought to express as a writer of fiction: “Ann Petry’s fiction deals with prejudices of race, sex, and class, and with the ways in which the American dream of success and plentitude haunts, and finally mocks, those people who fail to achieve it.

    ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Read more. Spend less. Ann Petry, African-American novelist, journalist, and biographer whose works offered a unique perspective on black life in small-town New England. Born into a family of pharmacists in a small Connecticut town, Petry graduated in with a degree in pharmacy from the University of Connecticut. The Radical Fiction of Ann Petry. Colson, Dan // Studies in American Naturalism; Summer, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p No abstract available. THE NARROWS. Lewis, Theophilus // America; 10/3/, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p The article reviews the book "The Narrows," by Ann Petry. Section deduction may drive biz filers to Section 8. Keith Clark is the author of Black Manhood in James Baldwin, Ernest J. Gaines, and August Wilson and The Radical Fiction of Ann Petry, and the editor of Contemporary Black Men’s Fiction and is professor of English and African and African American studies at George Mason University, focusing on African American fiction and drama, black literary masculinity studies, and African.


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