A Lesson Before Dying

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  • Author : Ernest J. Gaines
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • ISBN : 1400077702
  • Rating : 4/5 from 24 reviews
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A Lesson Before Dying

A Lesson Before Dying
  • Author : Ernest J. Gaines
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 20 January 2004
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NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • A deep and compassionate novel about a young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to visit a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting. A “majestic, moving novel ... an instant classic, a book that will be read, discussed and taught beyond the rest of our lives" (Chicago Tribune), from the critically acclaimed author of A Gathering of Old Men and

A Lesson Before Dying

A Lesson Before Dying
  • Author : Romulus Linney
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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THE STORY: Jefferson, an innocent young man, is condemned to death in backwoods Louisiana in 1948. At the trial his lawyer, trying to save his life, called him no more a human being than a hog. In prison, he acts like one, insisting that he will be

A Study Guide for Ernest Gaines s A Lesson Before Dying

A Study Guide for Ernest Gaines s A Lesson Before Dying
  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release : 13 March 2015
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A Study Guide for Ernest Gaines's "A Lesson Before Dying," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Literature and Music

Literature and Music
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 01 January 2002
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This collection of essays centers on musical elements that authors have employed in their work, thus joining heard sounds to a visual perception of their stories. The spectrum of authors represented is a wide one, from Pound to Durrell, from Steinbeck to Cather, from Beckett to Gaines, but even more unusual is the variety of musical type represented. Classical music (the quartet, the fugue, the symphony), Jazz (the jazz riff and jazz improv) and the spiritual all appear along with

Doing Good Departing from Evil

Doing Good  Departing from Evil
  • Author : Carole J. Lambert
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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Doing Good, Departing from Evil: Research Findings in the Twenty-First Century emphasizes that goodness must be actively enacted, not abstractly discussed, that evil is present and must be fought, and that in-depth research into problems provides wisdom to proceed with that battle in the new century. Eleven scholars investigate problematic topics and offer potential guidance about racism, propaganda, marital tensions, educational inequities, college dropouts, elders' depression, neglect of the disabled, and even peacemaking between faith-based and secular social work agencies

Women in Literature

Women in Literature
  • Author : Michael B. Snyder
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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Looks at gender-related themes in ninety-six of the most frequently taught works of fiction, including "Anna Karenina," "Brave New World," "Great Expectations," and "Lord of the Flies."

Black Metafiction

Black Metafiction
  • Author : Madelyn Jablon
  • Publisher : University of Iowa Press
  • Release : 01 September 1999
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Black Metafiction examines the tradition of self-consciousness in African American literature. It points to the short-comings of theories of metafiction founded on studies of Anglo-American literature. While some literary critics situate metafiction within the domain of postmodernism, others regard it to be as old as storytelling itself. Scholars of African American literature acknowledge it to be a distinguishing feature. Critics such as Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Houston A. Baker, Jr., perceive it as fundamental to the aesthetics of the

Race Mixing

Race Mixing
  • Author : Suzanne W. Jones
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release : 15 February 2006
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In the southern United States, there remains a deep need among both black and white writers to examine the topic of race relations, whether they grew up during segregation or belong to the younger generation that graduated from integrated schools. In Race Mixing, Suzanne Jones offers insightful and provocative readings of contemporary novels, the work of a wide range of writers—black and white, established and emerging. Their stories explore the possibilities of cross-racial friendships, examine the repressed history of

Voices from the Quarters

Voices from the Quarters
  • Author : Mary Ellen Doyle
  • Publisher : LSU Press
  • Release : 01 August 2003
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A Choice Outstanding Academic Title “Who will write about the way my people talk, the way my people sing?” Mary Ellen Doyle gathers and makes audible the voices arising from all of Ernest J. Gaines’s fiction to date—the indelible characters who inhabit the author’s lifelong inspirational territory: the bayous, cane fields, and plantation homes of Louisiana’s Pointe Coupee Parish. Beginning with the author’s upbringing and influences on River Lake plantation—amid the pecan trees and

From the Plantation to the Prison

From the Plantation to the Prison
  • Author : Tara T. Green
  • Publisher : Mercer University Press
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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Confinement appropriately describes the status of African Americans who have been incarcerated. Spaces of confinement include?but are not limited to? plantations, Jim Crow societies, and prisons. Contributors examine the related experiences of Malcolm X, Bigger Thomas of Native Son, Angela Davis, and other people of African descent.

Lights Camera Execution

Lights  Camera  Execution
  • Author : Helen J. Knowles,Bruce E. Altschuler,Jaclyn Schildkraut
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release : 31 October 2019
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Lights, Camera, Execution!: Cinematic Portrayals of Capital Punishment fills a prominent void in the existing film studies and death penalty literature. Each chapter focuses on a particular cinematic portrayal of the death penalty in the United States. Some of the analyzed films are well-known Hollywood blockbusters, such as Dead Man Walking (1995); others are more obscure, such as the made-for-television movie Murder in Coweta County (1983). By contrasting different portrayals where appropriate and identifying themes common to many of the studied films –

More Novels and Plays

More Novels and Plays
  • Author : Janet Evans Worthington,Albert B. Somers
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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Entries for thirty novels and plays each include a brief plot summary, an appraisal of the work's reputation, lists of themes and literary concepts, titles for outside reading, discussion questions, and suggested activities for students.

The Romance of Authenticity

The Romance of Authenticity
  • Author : Jeff Karem
  • Publisher : University of Virginia Press
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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To what extent has the demand for a vicarious experience of other cultures fuelled the expectation that the most important task for writers is to capture and convey authentic cultural material? This text argues that authenticity is in fact a restrictive category of literary judgment.