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May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Reviews: 3. Thereafter Johnnie by Carolivia Herron weaves beauty, sorrow and tragic vision into the fall of an incestuous African American family. The failure of this middle-class family of Washington, DC is linked to failures of national destiny, religion, and the crime of slavery/5.
Her debut novel, Thereafter Johnnie, a semi-autobiographical portrayal of African-American life, was critically well received. Her critically acclaimed picture book Nappy Hair, a call-and-response story based on her own experiences as a child, was the cause of massive controversy when a New York City public school teacher was accused of racism.
Thereafter Johnnie by Carolivia Herron weaves together beauty, sorrow and unwavering tragic vision attached to the fall of an African American family through incest. The plot is simple, a liaison Thereafter Johnnie book a father, John Christopher, and Patricia, one of three daughters, produces their daughter JohnAuthor: Carolivia Herron.
Thereafter Johnnie; Nappy Hair; Buy this book. Bold and brilliant, this lyrical first novel is a compelling modern Thereafter Johnnie book, an allegory of civilization revealed in the pain and passions of an. On a blurred edge between prose and poetry, “Thereafter Johnnie” is told in a shifting blend of voices.
They belong variously--sometimes, the shift is made within a paragraph--to John. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.
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Free shipping for many products. Genre/Form: Fiction Bildungsromans: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Herron, Carolivia. Thereafter Johnnie. New York: Random House, © THEREAFTER JOHNNIE by Carolivia Herron. Stated 1st edition.
Printed Published by Random House, New York. 5 1/2 inches wide by 8 1/2 inches tall. Original dust jacket. Violet cloth covers with black spine strip, violet stamping on spine.
pages. Condition: Dust jacket shows light wear: light creasing on the spine edges; flaps are not Seller Rating: % positive. Thereafter Johnnie by Carolivia Herron weaves together beauty, sorrow and unwavering tragic vision attached to the fall of an African American family through incest.
The plot is simple, a liaison between a father, John Christopher, and Patricia, one of three daughters, produces their daughter Johnnie.
This story becomes intricate through visionary lyricism; through connections with /5. Free Online Library: Incest and intertextuality in Carolivia Herron's 'Thereafter Johnnie.' by "African American Review"; Literature, writing, book reviews Ethnic, cultural, racial issues Authors, Black Black writers Portrayals Racism.
Thereafter Johnnie was announced suggest that a new vision of Western culture and its battles has entered our midst. Writing for the New York Times Book Review, John Bierhorst compares Herron's "fascinating and highly original" novel about incest in a middle-class African-American family to The Color.
Carolivia Herron is the author of Nappy Hair ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), Thereafter Johnnie ( avg rating, 55 ratings /5. Based on a tape recorded at a family gathering attended by the author, this zesty book also draws inspiration from the African American tradition of call and.
(Thereafter Johnnie ). In Carolivia Herron's novel Thereafter Johnnie, none of the five main characters comprising the protagonist's family are able to grasp the meaning of the past any more than they are able to relinquish their insistence on its hold upon them in the : Gillian Harkins.
The publication of Carolivia Herron's Thereafter Johnnie found praise in both academic and nonacademic circles. The New York Times Book Review asserts that her "fascinating and highly original first novel belongs in the distinguished company of Alice Walker's The Color Purple, Toni Morrison's Beloved and Gloria Naylor's wickedly.
Carolivia Herron’s intriguing first novel, Thereafter Johnnie (), has earned high praise from such luminaries as Gloria Naylor, Henry Louis Gates, and Carlos Fuentes.
Yet Barbara Christian, who also praises the novel, predicts that it will disturb feminists. The problem isn’t that Herron’s theme is incest, but rather that the daughter, Patricia Snowdon, is depicted as coldly Cited by: 4.
The Geographyof the Apocalypse: Incest, Mythology, and the Fall of Washington Cityin Carolivia Herron's Thereafter Johnnie Arlene R.
Keizer Search for other works by this author on:Cited by: 3.Carolivia Herron’s Thereafter Johnnie is an experimental, non-linear and multi-perspective work composed in free-indirect speech that poetically depicts the horrors of contemporary familial sexual abuse linking it to the tragic history of slavery.
In the process, the novel breaks with literary conventions by referenc-Author: Marinella Rodi-Risberg.Thereafter Johnnie, however, functions as an important counterpoint to the brutal rape Pecola Breedlove experiences because it suggests that fathers bear primary responsibility for incest regardless of whether they induce desire in their daughters.