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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

by Ernest J. Gaines

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Published by Bantam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Black studies,
  • Louisiana,
  • Historical - General,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • Older women,
  • Classics,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • African American women,
  • Historical fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7823226M
    ISBN 100553263579
    ISBN 109780553263572

    Book Description Bantam Books, New York, Softcover (Mass Market). Condition: New. Reprint. "Wit and wrath, imagination and indignation, misery and poetry." Miss Jane Pittman is a black woman who has lived years, has been a slave, has seen the militancy of the 's. pp. Book in new condition - from my store inventory/5(K). Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Paperback. "Miss Jane Pittman. She is one of the most unforgettable heroines in American fiction, a woman whose life has come to symbolize the struggle for freedom, dignity, and justice. ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages. /5(K).

    The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman has sold over a million copies nationwide since its publication in , making the fictional character of Miss Jane so real many people don't know she exists only in the imagination of Louisiana-born author Ernest J. Gaines. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (15) 1h 49min 7+ Story of a black woman in the South who was born into slavery in the s and lives to become a part of the civil rights movement in the s/5.

    Jane Pittman's adopted son. _____ represents insight, strength, and youth. He is a bright young man who desires change in the society and boldly makes an effort to help his people by building a school. He is well aware that he might be killed for his actions, as he is, but he insists on doing it . Get this from a library! The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. [Ernest J Gaines] -- Story of a black lady born into slavery on a Louisiana plantation, freed at the end of the Civil War, who lives for one hundred more years.


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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest J. Gaines Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Paperback – August 1, by Ernest J. Gaines (Author)Cited by:   The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman was originally published by Ernest J.

Gainesthrough the Dial Press in A second printing followed in When Gaine's novel was filmed as a television movie in sales mushroomed with the issue of the mass-market Bantam Paperback tie-in edition/5. Analysis This section is the final sequence of the "War Years" book of the novel.

Jane and Ned continue their adventures by meeting up with three more significant people: a lone black hunter, a white poor farmer, and Job.

These stops contain an increasingly comic touch as Jane's obstinacy about reaching Ohio grows The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman book ridiculous. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman is an inspiring novel.

It explores many events that took place in our history. Miss Jane Pittman is a black woman who battled for her freedom during the time period of slavery.

When she was eleven years old she began her battle of by: Miss Jane Pittman. She is one of the most unforgettable heroines in American fiction, a woman whose life has come to symbolize the struggle for freedom, dignity, and justice. Ernest J. Gaines 4/5(11). Miss Jane Pittman.

She is one of the most unforgettable heroines in American fiction, a woman whose life has come to symbolize the struggle for freedom, dignity, and justice. Ernest J. Gaines’s now-classic novel—written as an autobiography—spans one hundred years of Miss Jane’s remarkable life, from her childhood as a slave on a Louisiana plantation to the /5(32).

Miss Jane Pittman, like Dilsey, has 'endured, ' has seen almost everything and foretold the rest. Gaines' novel brings to mind other great works "The Odyssey for the way his heroine's travels manage to summarize the American history of her race, and "Huckleberry Finn for the clarity of her voice, for her rare capacity to sort through the mess of years and things to find the one /5().

About The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman "This is a novel in the guise of the  tape-recorded recollections of a black woman who has  lived years, who has been both a slave and a  witness to the black militancy of the ’s.

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman is a novel by Ernest J. Gaines that was first published in Based on the book by Ernest Gaines, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman originally aired on CBS in In this fictionalized biography, Cicely Tyson stars as the year-old Jane Pittman 5/5(1).

I think that one of the most significant events out of the Fourth Book of The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman is the emergence of Jimmy and his impact on Jane.

Jimmy is significant because. Summary The book is a story of a black woman in the South who was born into slavery in the s and lives to become a part of the civil rights movement in the s.

Her name is Miss Jane Pittman, and in the beginning she lives on a plantation in Louisiana as a slave. Miss Jane Pittman, like Dilsey, has 'endured,' has seen almost everything and foretold the rest. Gaines' novel brings to mind other great works The Odyssey for the way his heroine's travels manage to summarize the American history of her race, and Huckleberry Finn for the clarity of her voice, for her rare capacity to sort through the mess of.

Miss Jane Pittman-The protagonist in the book. She is a physically and mentally strong woman. She flees the plantation where she once lived and was enslaved, then travels with her adopted son, Ned Douglass.

Ned Douglass - Miss Jane Pittman's adopted son. He flees with Miss Jane Pittman, then parts ways with her. Mamie Till Mobley 2, views. The Atlanta Child Murders - Part 1 ( mini-series) - Duration: Whirlytunesviews. The Ditchdigger's Daughters.

He has other novels and collections of short stories, but The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman published in is undoubtedly the work for which he will be remembered. Cicely Tyson's portrayal of Miss Jane in the film of the same name is an endearing performance, but one misses much if one relies solely on the film (plus some of the details are changed, sometimes /5().

It’s a testament to both Tyson’s and the movie’s transcendent power that, in the years since its TV debut, Jane Pittman has stuck in the country’s collective conscious as a real, live, flesh-and-blood person, not a fictional creation. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman is, simply put, a : Classic Media.

he refers to this story of Miss Jane Pittman’s life as a novel rather than an autobiography. This story is a novel because it is fictional. Jane Pittman is not a real person. She is a character in the novel, who is telling her fictional life story to a fictional history teacher.

Size: KB. Beginning during the racial turmoil of s Louisiana, year-old ex-slave Jane Pittman grants an interview to a persistent journalist and relates the remarkable story of her life. Orphaned early, she toils on a plantation until a chance meeting with a white Union soldier named Brown changes her outlook/10(K).

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman His novel, A Lesson Before Dying, won the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Inhe was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying was an Oprah Book Club pick in /5(15).

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman has sold over a million copies nationwide since its publication inmaking the fictional character of Miss Jane so real many people don’t know she exists only in the imagination of Louisiana-born author Ernest J.

Gaines. Miss Jane is years old when she is interviewed by an area high school teacher looking to teach his students .Miss Jane Pittman. She is one of the most unforgettable heroines in American fiction, a woman whose life has come to symbolize the struggle for freedom, dignity, and justice.The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Questions and Answers.

The Question and Answer section for The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the : Ernest J. Gaines.