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Volume 34 (2002), Abigail Wolford, C. V. Davis Jan 2002

Volume 34 (2002), Abigail Wolford, C. V. Davis

The Broad River Review

The 2002 edition of The Broad River Review was edited by Abigale Wolford and C. V. Davis. The publication contains fiction; non-fiction; poetry; art; and photography by student; regional; and national writers and artists. The winner of the J. Calvin Koontz poetry award, given annually for a portfolio of poetry to a senior English major, is Sarah Thomas with Ron Rash serving as the contest judge. The cover design, "The Broad River in Blue," was photographed by Natalie Brown. Student writing award winners include: Christi Hallis; Tara Hostetler; and Abigale Wolford. The Broad River Review Editor's Prizes in Fiction ...


From Within The Frame: Storytelling In African-American Studies, Bertram D. Ashe Jan 2002

From Within The Frame: Storytelling In African-American Studies, Bertram D. Ashe

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The book explores the written representation of African-American oral storytelling from Charles Chesnutt, Zora Neale Hurston and Ralph Ellison to James Alan McPherson, Toni Cade Bambara and John Edgar Wideman. At its core, the book compares the relationship of the "frame tale" - an inside-the-text storyteller telling a tale to an inside-the-text listener - with the relationship between the outside-the-text writer and reader. The progression is from Chesnutt's 1899 frame texts, in which the black spoken voice is contained by a white narrator/listener, to Bambara's sixties-era example of a "frameless" spoken voice text, to Wideman's neo-frame text of ...