Return to home page
Searching: Otterbein library catalog
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, statewide lending via OhioLINK and SearchOhio has been suspended. OPAL member libraries have closed or are operating at reduced service levels. Please contact your library with specific lending requests or if you need assistance.
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
Author Rodriguez, Barbara (Barbara Ruth)
Title Autobiographical inscriptions : form, personhood, and the American woman writer of color / Barbara Rodríguez.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.

Author Rodriguez, Barbara (Barbara Ruth)
Series W.E.B. Du Bois Institute.
W.E.B. Du Bois Institute (Series)
Subject American prose literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
American prose literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Autobiographical fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States -- History.
Autobiography -- Women authors.
Minority women in literature.
Ethnic groups in literature.
Minorities in literature.
Literary form.
Description xii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-220) and index.
Contents Introduction. Reading autobiography: strategies and structures. -- "Everybody's Zora:: visions, setting, and voice in Dust tracks on a road. -- Commodities that speak: form and transformation in Mary Rowlandson's captivity narrative and Harriet Jacob's Incidents in the life of a slave girl. -- In one voice: autobiographical acts in Maxine Hong Kingston's The women warrior nad Hisaye Yamamoto's "The legend of Miss Sasagawara." -- People made of words: identity and identification in Leslie Marmon Silko's Storyteller and Adrienne Kennedy's People who led my plays. -- Conclusion. Making face, making race: prosopopoeia, autobiography, and identity construction in Cecile Pineda's Face.
ISBN 0195123417 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 40354896
Table of Contents
 Introduction: Reading Autobiography: Strategies and Structures3
1"Everybody's Zora": Visions, Setting, and Voice in Dust Tracks on a Road21
2Commodities That Speak: Form and Transformation in Mary Rowlandson's Captivity Narrative and Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl50
3In One Voice: Autobiographical Acts in Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior and Hisaye Yamamoto's "The Legend of Miss Sasagawara"96
4People Made of Words: Identity and Identification in Leslie Marmon Silko's Storyteller and Adrienne Kennedy's People Who Led to My Plays137
 Conclusion: Making Face, Making Race: Prosopopoeia, Autobiography, and Identity Construction in Cecile Pineda's Face177
 Selected Bibliography211

If you experience difficulty accessing or navigating this content, please contact the OPAL Support Team