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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.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS366.A88 R63 1999    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS366.A88 R63 1999    AVAILABLE  
Author Rodriguez, Barbara (Barbara Ruth)
Series W.E.B. Du Bois Institute.
W.E.B. Du Bois Institute (Series) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n96118553
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
 Notes205
 Selected Bibliography211
 Index221


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