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The Resource The signifying monkey: a theory of Afro-American literary criticism

The signifying monkey: a theory of Afro-American literary criticism

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The signifying monkey: a theory of Afro-American literary criticism
Title
The signifying monkey: a theory of Afro-American literary criticism
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
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Gates, Henry Louis
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Afro-Americans
  • Afro-Americans in literature
  • Criticism
  • Oral tradition
  • Mythology, African, in literature
  • Afro-Americans
  • American literature
Label
The signifying monkey: a theory of Afro-American literary criticism
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A myth of origins: Esu-elegbara and the signifying monkey -- The signifying monkey and the language of signifying: Rhetorical difference and the orders of meaning -- Figures of signification -- Thr trope of the talking book -- Zora Neale Hurston and the speakerly text -- On "the blackness of blackness": Ishmael Reed and a critique of the sign -- Color me Zora: Alice Walker's (re)writing of the speakerly text
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxviii, 290 pages
Isbn
9780195034639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The signifying monkey: a theory of Afro-American literary criticism
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A myth of origins: Esu-elegbara and the signifying monkey -- The signifying monkey and the language of signifying: Rhetorical difference and the orders of meaning -- Figures of signification -- Thr trope of the talking book -- Zora Neale Hurston and the speakerly text -- On "the blackness of blackness": Ishmael Reed and a critique of the sign -- Color me Zora: Alice Walker's (re)writing of the speakerly text
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxviii, 290 pages
Isbn
9780195034639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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