Critical reflections on the fiction of Ernest J. Gaines /

Other Authors: Estes, David C., 1950-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Athens : University of Georgia Press, Ã1994.
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Table of Contents:
  • Of machines and men: pastoralism in Gaines's fiction / Frank W. Shelton
  • Creole and Singaleese: disruptive caste in Catherine Carmier and A gathering of old men / Joseph Griffin
  • Bloodlines and patriarchs: Of love and dust and its revisions of Faulkner / David Lionel Smith
  • The pulse of Bloodline / Robert M. Luscher
  • The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman as a fictional edited autobiography / Mary Ellen Doyle
  • A "slow-to-anger" people: The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman as historical fiction / Keith E. Byerman
  • Voice and perspective in the film adaptations of Gaines's fiction / Mark J. Charney
  • Black women: race, gender, and culture in Gaines's fiction / Marcia Gaudet
  • "Haunted by the idea": fathers and sons in In my father's house and A gathering of old men / Daniel White
  • Image, act, and identity in In my father's house / Karla F.C. Holloway
  • Strong men getting stronger: Gaines's defense of the elderly black male in A gathering of old men / Sandra G. Shannon
  • "The sound of my people talking": folk humor in A gathering of old men / Milton Rickels and Patricia Rickels
  • Gaines's humor: race and laughter / David C. Estes
  • Old-fashioned modernism: "the changing same" in A lesson before dying / Valerie Babb.

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