Can These Bones Live? A Collection of Stories

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The collection concerns itself with race, gender, masculinity, marginalization, the act of violence as a means of self expression, identity and the performance of identity, love, and loss. The collection also uses historical events-more specifically, events that are central to black culture in Northeast, Ohio- to situate the characters and witness their response to these historical events. I strive to illustrate blackness as both political and fragmented with the characters in my collection. My characters believe that what they are doing-exacting violence, abusing women, disrespecting each other- is somehow the normative; that somehow what it is that they have learned ... continued below

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Hoey, Danny M., Jr. May 2010.

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The collection concerns itself with race, gender, masculinity, marginalization, the act of violence as a means of self expression, identity and the performance of identity, love, and loss. The collection also uses historical events-more specifically, events that are central to black culture in Northeast, Ohio- to situate the characters and witness their response to these historical events. I strive to illustrate blackness as both political and fragmented with the characters in my collection. My characters believe that what they are doing-exacting violence, abusing women, disrespecting each other- is somehow the normative; that somehow what it is that they have learned is how they should perform black identity.

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Hoey, Danny M., Jr. Can These Bones Live? A Collection of Stories, dissertation, May 2010; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28431/: accessed March 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .