Table of contents for Emmett Till in literary memory and imagination / edited by Harriet Pollack and Christopher Metress.

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Acknowledgments 000
The Emmett Till Case and Narrative[s]: An Introduction and Overview
 Harriet Pollack and Christopher Metress 1
On That Third Day He Rose: Sacramental Memory and the Lynching of Emmett Till
 Christopher Metress 000
The Murder of Emmett Till in the Melodramatic Imagination: William Bradford Huie and Vin
Packer in the 1950s
 Sharon Monteith 000
Flesh That Needs to Be Loved: Langston Hughes Writing the Body of Emmett Till
 Myisha Priest 000
James Baldwin's Unifying Polemic: Racial Segregation, Moral Integration, and the Polarizing
Figure of Emmett Till
 Brian Norman 000
Maids Mild and Dark Villains, Sweet Magnolias and Seeping Blood: Gwendolyn Brooks's
Poetic Response to the Lynching of Emmett Till
 Vivian M. May 000
It Could Have Been My Son: Maternal Empathy in Gwendolyn Brooks's and Audre Lorde's Till
Poems
 Laura Dawkins 000
Silence and the Frustration of Broken Promises: Anne Moody's Struggle with the Lynching of
Emmett Till and the Civil Rights Movement
 Kathaleen Amende 000
This Corpse So Small Left Unavenged: Nicol s Guill¿n and Aim¿ C¿saire on Emmett Till's
Lynching
 Sylvie Kand¿ 000
Childhood Trauma and Its Reverberations in Bebe Moore Campbell's Your Blues Ain't Like
Mine
 Suzanne W. Jones 000
Grotesque Laughter, Unburied Bodies, and History: Shape-Shifting in Lewis Nordan's Wolf
Whistle
 Harriet Pollack 000
(Dis)embodying the Delta Blues: Wolf Whistle and Your Blues Ain't Like Mine
 Donnie McMahand 000
Literary Representations of the Lynching of Emmett Till: An Annotated Bibliography
 Christopher Metress 000
Contributors 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Till, Emmett, 1941-1955.
Race in literature.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Crimes against -- Mississippi.
Lynching in literature.
African Americans in literature.
Civil rights movements in literature.