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Title We wear the mask : Paul Laurence Dunbar and the politics of representative reality / edited by Willie J. Harrell Jr

Publ Info Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PS1557 .W4 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xviii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar and the influence of African aesthetics: Dunbar's poems and the tradition of masking / Lena Ampadu -- National memory and the arts in Paul Laurence Dunbar's war poetry / Nassim W. Balestrini -- "Sing a song heroic": Paul Laurence Dunbar's mythic and poetic tribute to black soldiers / Sharon D. Raynor -- Minstrelsy and the dialect poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar / Elston L. Carr Jr. -- Dunbar, dialect, and narrative theory: subverted statements in Lyrics of lowly life / Megan M. Peabody -- Rhetorical accountability: Paul Laurence Dunbar's search for "representative" men / Coretta M. Pittman -- "Jump back, honey, jump back": reading Paul Laurence Dunbar in the context of the Century magazine / Mark Noonan -- The glamour of Paul Laurence Dunbar: racial uplift, masculinity, and Bohemia in the Nadir / Matt Sandler -- Kemble's figures and Dunbar's folks: picturing the work of graphic illustration in Dunbar's short fiction / Adam Sonstegard -- "We know de time is ouahs": the power of Christmas in the literature of Paul Laurence Dunbar / Amy Cummins -- Creating a representative community: identity in Paul Laurence Dunbar's In old plantation days / Willie J. Harrell Jr. -- Memory and repression in Paul Laurence Dunbar's The sport of the gods / Jeannine King -- A little something more than something else: Dunbar's colorist ambivalence in The sport of the gods / Dolores V. Sisco -- Mobile blacks and ubiquitous blues: urbanizing the African American discourses in Paul Laurence Dunbar's The sport of the gods / Michael P. Moreno -- "With myriad subtleties": Paul Laurence Dunbar's constructions of social identity in The sport of the gods / Jayne E. Waterman -- "Nemmine. You got to git somebody else to ring yo' ol' bell now": nigger Ed and the rhetoric of local color realism and racial protest in Dunbar's The fanatics / Willie J. Harrell Jr
LC subject Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906 -- Criticism and interpretation
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906 -- Language
African Americans in literature
Add Author Harrell, Willie J., Jr
ISBN 9781606350461 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1606350463 (hardcover : alk. paper)