Rediscovering Frank Yerby Critical Essays / edited by Matthew Teutsch.

"The first book-length sounding of the major contributions of the first black American novelist to sell more than a million copies"--

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Teutsch, Matthew, (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2020.
Series:Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Focus on Yerby: transforming teaching and research at Paine College / Catherine L. Adams
  • Circling the boundaries of the tradition: the strange case of Frank G. Yerby / Guirdex Masse
  • Frank Yerby and his readers / Donna-lyn Washington
  • "I ain't no man!": blackness, wartime masculinity, and the protest tradition in Frank Yerby's short fiction / Veronica T. Watson
  • Overstuffed and undercooked: the film adaptation of Frank Yerby's The Foxes of Harrow / Matthew Teutsch
  • Pirates of the Caribbean in Frank Yerby's The Golden Hawk / John Wharton Lowe
  • Victim's guilt: Frank Yerby's Speak Now and the "politics" of miscegenation / Gene Andrew Jarrett
  • Finding the "necessary anguish": Frank Yerby's "The Tents of Shem" / Stephanie Brown
  • A Camus for the common folk: Yerby, religion, and existentialism / Anderson Rouse
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contributors
  • Index.