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The Resource Prose and cons : essays on prison literature in the United States, edited by D. Quentin Miller

Prose and cons : essays on prison literature in the United States, edited by D. Quentin Miller

Label
Prose and cons : essays on prison literature in the United States
Title
Prose and cons
Title remainder
essays on prison literature in the United States
Statement of responsibility
edited by D. Quentin Miller
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The 14 essays in this work examine the last 30 years of prison literature from a wide variety of perspectives. These essays examine race, gender, ideology, aesthetics, and language"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.9/9206927
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.P74
LC item number
P76 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Miller, D. Quentin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisoners' writings, American
  • Prisoners
  • Prisoners in literature
  • Prisons in literature
Label
Prose and cons : essays on prison literature in the United States, edited by D. Quentin Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"On the outside looking in" : white readers of nonwhite prison narratives / Quentin Miller -- The value of a gambler's promise : self-imprisonment and writing survival in Raymond Federman's Double or nothing / Brian Crawford -- Critical witnessing in Latina/o and African American prison narratives / Tiffany Lopez -- "A scream that is not female and that is not male" : imprisonment and African-American gender identity in Asha Bandele's The prisoner's wife / Laura Dawkins -- Condemned men : compulsive masculinity and the convict ethic in the writing of Edward Bunker / Howard Cunnell -- Imprisoned mothers and sisters : dealing with loss through writing and solidarity / Judith Scheffler -- "Only man is miserable" : the evolving view of imprisonment in Robert Lowell's poetry / Colin Clarke -- The prison writer as ideologue : George Jackson and the Attica rebellion / Brian Conniff -- The space of the prison : the last bastion of morality? / Scott Bunyan -- Writing into the prison-industrial complex / Juda Bennett -- The ambivalence of The executioner's song : postmodern captivity from death row / Jennifer Roscher -- Prison slang and the poetics of imprisonment / Douglas Taylor -- "All I have, a lament and a boast" : why prisoners write / Bell Gale Chevigny
Control code
60741973
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 280 pages
Isbn
9780786421466
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005016987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Prose and cons : essays on prison literature in the United States, edited by D. Quentin Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"On the outside looking in" : white readers of nonwhite prison narratives / Quentin Miller -- The value of a gambler's promise : self-imprisonment and writing survival in Raymond Federman's Double or nothing / Brian Crawford -- Critical witnessing in Latina/o and African American prison narratives / Tiffany Lopez -- "A scream that is not female and that is not male" : imprisonment and African-American gender identity in Asha Bandele's The prisoner's wife / Laura Dawkins -- Condemned men : compulsive masculinity and the convict ethic in the writing of Edward Bunker / Howard Cunnell -- Imprisoned mothers and sisters : dealing with loss through writing and solidarity / Judith Scheffler -- "Only man is miserable" : the evolving view of imprisonment in Robert Lowell's poetry / Colin Clarke -- The prison writer as ideologue : George Jackson and the Attica rebellion / Brian Conniff -- The space of the prison : the last bastion of morality? / Scott Bunyan -- Writing into the prison-industrial complex / Juda Bennett -- The ambivalence of The executioner's song : postmodern captivity from death row / Jennifer Roscher -- Prison slang and the poetics of imprisonment / Douglas Taylor -- "All I have, a lament and a boast" : why prisoners write / Bell Gale Chevigny
Control code
60741973
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 280 pages
Isbn
9780786421466
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005016987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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