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The Resource The grasp that reaches beyond the grave : the ancestral call in black women's texts, Venetria K. Patton

The grasp that reaches beyond the grave : the ancestral call in black women's texts, Venetria K. Patton

Label
The grasp that reaches beyond the grave : the ancestral call in black women's texts
Title
The grasp that reaches beyond the grave
Title remainder
the ancestral call in black women's texts
Statement of responsibility
Venetria K. Patton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Patton, Venetria K.
Dewey number
810.9/928708996073
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
P37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • African American women
  • African Americans in literature
Label
The grasp that reaches beyond the grave : the ancestral call in black women's texts, Venetria K. Patton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-209) 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
Introduction: Revising the legacy of kinlessness through elders and ancestors -- Othermothers as elders and culture bearers in Daughters of the dust and The salt eaters -- Ancestral prodding in Praisesong for the widow -- Ancestral disturbances in Stigmata -- Beloved, a ghost story with an Ogbanje twist -- The child figure as a means to ancestral knowledge in Daughters of the dust and A Sunday in June
Control code
ocn805544846
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 216 pages
Isbn
9781438447377
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012029400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The grasp that reaches beyond the grave : the ancestral call in black women's texts, Venetria K. Patton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-209) 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
Introduction: Revising the legacy of kinlessness through elders and ancestors -- Othermothers as elders and culture bearers in Daughters of the dust and The salt eaters -- Ancestral prodding in Praisesong for the widow -- Ancestral disturbances in Stigmata -- Beloved, a ghost story with an Ogbanje twist -- The child figure as a means to ancestral knowledge in Daughters of the dust and A Sunday in June
Control code
ocn805544846
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 216 pages
Isbn
9781438447377
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012029400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations