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From Within the Frame - a book by Ashe, Bertram D.

From Within the Frame

Storytelling in African-American Studies

From Within the Frame( )
Author: Ashe, Bertram D.
Series title:Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory Ser.
ISBN:978-0-415-86102-1
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $48.95
Book Description:

The book explores the written representation of African-American oral storytelling from Charles Chesnutt, Zora Neale Hurston and Ralph Ellison to James Alan McPherson, Toni Cade Bambara and John Edgar Wideman. At its core, the book compares the relationship of the "frame tale"-an inside-the-text storyteller telling a tale to an inside-the-text listener-with the relationship between the outside-the-text writer and reader. The progression is from Chesnutt's 1899 frame texts, in which the...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / African American
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 Pounds

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