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Miss Muriel and other stories

by Ann Lane Petry

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnn Petry.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3531.E933 M57 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination305 p. ;
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL42529M
    ISBN 100618007091
    LC Control Number99035548

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"Miss Muriel and Other Stories is timeless. Petry's sense of place, subtly drawn characters, and exploration of complex ethical questions, Miss Muriel and other stories book when race and gender collide, make these classic examples of the American short story."—Barbara Smith, author of The Truth That Never Hurts: Writings on Race, Gender, and FreedomCited by: 2.

Miss Muriel and Other Stories is a collection of short stories that embody the Black Experience in America. The characters are not written as tragically colored or a living minstrel show and that is reason enough to love Mrs. Petrys writing/5. Miss Muriel (the short story, that being) initially threw me for a loop until I got to the end as was the case for all the stories, where each time I was left with the "wow" factor.

The descriptiveness of the characters and potent settings were handled so skillfully quiet that there is no denying Miss Muriel and other stories are nothing /5(12). "Miss Muriel and Other Stories is timeless.

Petry's sense of place, subtly drawn characters, and exploration of complex ethical questions, especially when race and gender collide, make these classic examples of the American short story."—Barbara Smith, author of The Truth That Never Hurts: Writings on Race, Gender, and FreedomBrand: Northwestern University Press.

Originally published inMiss Muriel and Other Stories draws together 13 remarkable stories of aspiration, frustration, love and prejudice in all guises. The tales center on a diverse cast of African-American characters - including a precocious 12 year old girl, a nightclub musician in new york, and a high school English teacher/5(9).

Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Petry, Ann, Miss Muriel and other stories. Boston, Houghton Mifflin,   "Miss Muriel and Other Stories is timeless.

Petry's sense of place, subtly drawn characters, and exploration of complex ethical questions, especially when race and gender collide, make these classic examples of the American short story."—Barbara Smith, author of The Truth That Never Hurts: Writings on Race, Gender, and Freedom.

Get this from a library. Miss Muriel and other stories. [Ann Petry] -- A young black girl watches as her aunt's multiple suitors disrupt her family's privacy.

The same girl, now on the cusp of adulthood, shares her family's growing fears that her father has disappeared. Buy a cheap copy of Miss Muriel and Other Stories book by Ann Petry. From the author of the best-selling novel The Street comes a stunning collection of stories that captures a remarkably diverse panorama of African-American Free shipping over $/5(1).

Editions for Miss Muriel and Other Stories: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published Cited by: 2.

Complete summary of Ann Petry's Miss Muriel, and Other Stories. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Miss Muriel, and Other Stories.

The wide-ranging consequences of a. Acclaimed author Ann Petry penned these and the other unforgettable narratives in Miss Muriel and Other Stories more than seventy years ago, yet in them contemporary readers recognize characters who exist today and dilemmas that recur again and again: the reluctance of African Americans to seek help from the police, the rage that erupts in a.

Miss Muriel and Other Stories by Ann Lane Petry,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Miss Muriel and Other Stories: Ann Lane Petry: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(98).

Originally published inMiss Muriel and Other Stories draws together 13 remarkable stories of aspiration, frustration, love and prejudice in all guises. The tales center on a diverse cast of African-American characters - including a precocious year-old girl, a nightclub musician in New York and a high-school English teacher.

The stories capture everyday hardships and casual racism 5/5(1). Miss Muriel and Other Stories [Ann Petry and Jamilah Lemieux].

A young black girl watches as her aunt’s multiple suitors disrupt her family’s privacy. The same girl, now on the cusp of adulthood, shares her family’s growing fears that her fathe. narratives titled Miss Muriel and Other Stories. Along with her six stories from the s, Petry would add five stories that had been published in the s and s and one story, “The Witness”, slightly revised, which had been published in Redbook in the same year that Petry's short story collection was released.

One story in Miss Author: A Yęmisi Jimoh. miss muriel and other stories by Ann Petry ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 10, An interesting retrospective collection of stories by an author whose before-Montgomery intuitions of black consciousness -- particularly her novel of Harlem life, The Street -- achieved some currency in the '40's.

Miss Muriel and Other Stories (Book): Petry, Ann, A collection of stories that captures a remarkably diverse panorama of African-American experience in the s and s--stories of "a small town pharmacist's family, a New York nightclub drummer, a high school English teacher, a factory worker, a junk dealer, [and] a charmingly perceptive year-old" (Christian Science Monitor).

"Miss Muriel and Other Stories is timeless. Petry's sense of place, subtly drawn characters, and exploration of complex ethical questions, especially when race and gender collide, make these classic examples of the American short story."-Barbara Smith, author of The Truth That Never Hurts: Writings on Race, Gender, and Freedom/5(98).

Miss Muriel and Other Stories (Paperback): Petry, Ann: A young black girl watches as her aunt's multiple suitors disrupt her family's privacy. The same girl, now on the cusp of adulthood, shares her family's growing fears that her father has disappeared.

Acclaimed author Ann Petry penned these and the other unforgettable narratives in Miss Muriel and Other Stories more than seventy years ago. Buy Miss Muriel and Other Stories by Ann Petry, Jamilah LeMieux from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: But Petry's stories, like her novels, refuse to settle for easy truths.

In Miss Muriel, individuals, their relationships with others, and their communities are clearly formed by human bias, not just harmed by it."--Hilary Holladay, author of Tipton "Ann Petry is an important, if underappreciated, American writer.Miss Muriel and Other Stories (Black Women Writers Series) by Barbara Smith.

Beacon Pr. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.