A Lesson Before Dying

Ernest J. Gaines

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Auger, Philip. "A Lesson about Manhood: Appropriating 'The Word' in Ernest J. Gaines's 'A Lesson before Dying.'" The Southern Literary Journal, vol. 27, no. 2, 1995, pp. 74–85.

Crisu, Corina Anghel. "'Tell Nannan I Walked': Reconstructing Manhood in Ernest J. Gaines's A Lesson before Dying." Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, vol. 55, no. 2, 1 Apr. 2007.

Gaines, Ernest J. "Writing 'A Lesson Before Dying.'" The Southern Review, 2005, p. 770.

Martin, Chante B. "'How a (Black) Man Should Live': Southern 'Places' of Memory, Instruction, and Transformation in Ernest J. Gaines's A Lesson Before Dying." The Journal of Men's Studies, vol. 20, no. 3, Oct. 2012, pp. 243–58.

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