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Deans and Truants

Race and Realism in African American Literature

by Gene Andrew Jarrett

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Intellectual life,
  • American - African American & Black,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • History and criticism,
  • African Americans,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / African-American & Black,
  • African Americans in literature,
  • American - African American,
  • African American authors,
  • American literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9492521M
    ISBN 100812239733
    ISBN 109780812239737

    He is the author of Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature and editor or coeditor of The New Negro: Readings on Race, Representation, and African American Culture, –; African American Literature beyond Race: An Alternative Reader, and The Complete Stories of Paul Laurence Dunbar.   Gene Andrew Jarrett, in his first book, Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature (), did such a fine job with his arguments that b We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of : Aldon Nielsen.

    In Deans and Truants, Gene Andrew Jarrett traces the shifting definitions of African American literature and the authors who wrote beyond those boundaries at the cost of critical dismissal and, at times, obscurity.   An earlier book was Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature (University of Pennsylvania Press, ). A graduate of the New York City public schools, Dr. Jarrett holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Princeton University and a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in English from Brown University.

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Deans and Truants Race and Realism in African American Literature Gene Andrew Jarrett. pages | 6 x 9 | 7 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors View table of contents and excerpt "Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature is a richly textured.

Historicizing the debate between deans and truants on the idea of African American literature should refer to Katya Gibel Azoulay's idea of a "healthy tension." There is a healthy tension between literary identities imposed on authors and texts, on the one hand, and discourses capable of counteracting this imposition, on the other.

In Deans and Truants, Gene Andrew Jarrett traces the shifting definitions of African American literature and the authors who wrote beyond those boundaries at the cost of critical dismissal and, at times, obscurity.

From the late nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth, de facto deans—critics and authors as different as William Howells Cited by: In Deans and Truants, Gene Andrew Jarrett traces the shifting definitions of African American literature and the authors who wrote beyond those boundaries at the cost of critical dismissal and, at times, obscurity.

From the late nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth, de facto deans—critics and authors as different as William Howells Brand: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

In Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature, Jarrett traces the development of the African American canon through a series of literary schools of racial realism and the “deans” who presided over them. By reading each movement in counterpoint with a contemporaneous “truant” author who resisted racial realism.

In Deans and Truants, Gene Andrew Jarrett traces the shifting definitions of African American literature and the authors who wrote beyond those boundaries at the cost of critical dismissal and, at times, obscurity.

From the late nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth, de facto deans—critics and authors as different as William Howells Pages: Without a doubt, the number of significant African American deans and truants is exponentially greater than the handful of pairs comprising this study.

The goal of the book, however, is not to list in full the deans and truants who shaped and debated African American realism. Rather, Jarrett aims to provide a suggestive. In Deans and Truants, Gene Andrew Jarrett traces the shifting definitions of African American literature and the authors who wrote beyond those boundaries at the cost of critical dismissal and, at times, obscurity.

From the late nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth, de facto deans-critics and authors as different as William Howells. In Deans and Truants, Gene Andrew Jarrett traces the shifting definitions of African American literature and the authors who wrote beyond those boundaries at the cost of critical dismissal and, at times, obscurity.

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Deans and truants: race and realism in African American literature. [Gene Andrew Jarrett] -- "In Deans and Truants, Gene Andrew Jarrett traces the shifting definitions of African American literature and the authors who wrote beyond those boundaries at the cost of critical dismissal and, at.

Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature by Gene Andrew Jarrett. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, ISBN: ; ISBN: It is Not Black Enough: Anomalous Texts and U.S. African Writers. Get this from a library. Deans and truants: race and realism in African American literature.

[Gene Andrew Jarrett] -- For a work to be considered African American literature, does it need to focus on African American characters.

Or is it enough for the author to be identified as African American. Jarrett traces the. The critical methods and concepts of Representing the Race build upon his first book, Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature (U Penn Press, ), which exposes the punitive definitions of race and realism that have canonized supposedly authentic and political representations of African American experiences since the.

Gene Andrew Jarrett is an assistant professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the author of Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature. Preview this book».

This book is well written and as nicely nuanced as the topic it addresses."—Journal of American Studies "Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature is a richly textured study of theoretical conceptions of the African American canon as well as primary and secondary sources."—American Literature.

Jarrett, Gene Andrew Deans and Truants Race and Realism in African American Literature. Book Review | June 01 Eating the Black Body: Miscegenation as Sexual Consumption in African American Literature and Culture; Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature; Laughing Mad: The Black Comic Persona in Post-Soul AmericaAuthor: Joseph Helminski.

By Tricia Brick. Gene Andrew Jarrett began his book Deans and Truants with a deceptively simple question: What is African American literature. The term, after all, refers not merely to the subject matter of the works it describes but to literature that both represents the African American experience and is written by authors who are themselves black.

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He is the author of two books, Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature () and Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in. Quantum Lyrics begins with an epigram by neuroscientist Endel Tulving: “Time’s arrow runs straight, but memory endows us with the capacity to bend that arrow into a loop, to revise the past in our minds to regain, even if in fantasy, that which was lost.” Though personal losses and personal fantasies are ever-present in Jordan’s poetry, the book does not merely recount one .Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature By Gene Andrew Jarrett University of Pennsylvania Press, Read preview Overview Realism and Naturalism in Nineteenth-Century American Literature By Donald Pizer Southern Illinois University Press,   Gene Andrew Jarrett is Professor and Chair of the Department of English at Boston University.

He is the author of Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature () and Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature (), and the editor or co-editor of several volumes and collections of African .