Writing Blackness: John Edgar Wideman's Art and Experimentation

Writing Blackness: John Edgar Wideman's Art and Experimentation

by James W. Coleman
     
 

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One of the most critically acclaimed and prolific yet least-recognized contemporary writers, African American author John Edgar Wideman creates work that has a reputation for being difficult, even unfathomable. In Writing Blackness, James Coleman examines Wideman's work with the goal of making sense of his often elusive imagery and dense style and broadening his

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One of the most critically acclaimed and prolific yet least-recognized contemporary writers, African American author John Edgar Wideman creates work that has a reputation for being difficult, even unfathomable. In Writing Blackness, James Coleman examines Wideman's work with the goal of making sense of his often elusive imagery and dense style and broadening his readership.

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Coleman seeks to attract additional readers to one of our era's most acclaimed but elusive African American writers by examining his novels, short stories, memoir, and other nonfiction in the context of Wideman's life.

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ISBN-13:
9780807136447
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Publication date:
12/01/2010
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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