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Canaan bound: the African-American great migration novel

Canaan bound: the African-American great migration novel

Rodgers, Lawrence R. (Lawrence Richard), 1960-

Book. English.
Published Chicago : University of Illinois Press 1997
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Statement of responsibility: Lawrence R. Rodgers
ISBN: 0252023048, 0252066057, 9780252023040, 9780252066054
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-223) and index.
Physical Description: xv, 235p ; 24 cm.
Subject: Migration, Internal, in literature.; American fiction Afro-American authors History and criticism.; Southern States in literature.; Afro-Americans in literature.; Rural-urban migration in literature.; City and town life in literature.; Literature and society United States History 20th century.; Narration (Rhetoric)


  1. Contents: Introduction : The great migration novel form
  2. The early migration novel
  3. Migration and the Harlem Renaissance
  4. The fugitive migrant novel's critique of ascent
  5. The communal migrant's recuperation of immersion
  6. Epilogue : Post-Ellisonmigration novels.