ERIC Number: EJ200997
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
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"The Confessions of Nat Turner": Styron's "Meditation on History" as Rhetorical Act.
Strine, Mary S.
Quarterly Journal of Speech, v64 n3 p246-66 Oct 1978
Examines Syron's novel as a strategic rhetorical response to the problems of racism in America with far-ranging implications in American social and institutional history. Argues that the novel's shaping vision illuminates the ethical dilemma of the liberal humanist and explores the ramifications of violence for self-definition and social reform. (JMF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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