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Author Coleman, James W. (James Wilmouth), 1946-

Title Black male fiction and the legacy of Caliban / James W. Coleman.

Imprint Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.5099286 C677b 2001    ---  Available
Description 193 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [180]-183) and index.
Contents Defining Calibanic discourse in the Black male novel and Black male culture -- The conscious and unconscious dimensions of Calibanic discourse thematized in Philadelphia fire -- The thematized black voice in John Edgar Wideman's The Cattle killing and Reuben -- Clarence Major's quest to define and liberate the self and the Black male writer -- Charles Johnson's response to the "Caliban's dilemma" -- Calibanic discourse in postmodern and non-postmodern Black male texts -- Ralph Ellison and the literary background of contemporary Black male postmodern writers -- The "special edge" tension between the conscious and unconscious in the contemporary Black male postmodern novel.
Subject American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Male authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Influence.
Postmodernism (Literature)
African American men -- Intellectual life.
African American men in literature.
Caliban (Fictitious character)
Blacks in literature.
Men in literature.
ISBN 081312204X (acid-free paper)
Standard No. UKM bA210626

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