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John Edgar Wideman

Novelist (born 14-Jun-1941)


Philip Auger. Native Sons in "No Man's Land": Rewriting Afro-American Manhood in Novels of James Baldwin, Alice Walker, John Edgar Wideman, and Ernest Gaines. Taylor & Francis. 2000.

Keith Eldon Byerman. John Edgar Wideman: A Study of the Short Fiction. Twayne. 1998. 120pp.

Daniel D. Challener. Stories of Resilience in Childhood: The Narratives of Maya Angelou, Maxine Hong Kingston, Richard Rodriguez, John Edgar Wideman, and Tobias Wolff. New York: Garland Publishing. 1997. 204pp.

James William Coleman. Blackness and Modernism: The Literary Career of John Edgar Wideman. University Press of Mississippi. 1989. 167pp.

Doreatha Drummond Mbalia. John Edgar Wideman: Reclaiming the African Personality. Susquehanna University Press. 1995. 132pp.

Bonnie Tusmith. Critical Essays on John Edgar Wideman. University of Tennessee Press. 2006. 312pp.

Bonnie TuSmith (editor). Conversations with John Edgar Wideman. University Press of Mississippi. 1998. 224pp.


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  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.432)

  6. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1113)

  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.794)

  8. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.115)

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