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Search for "Slave narratives in the library catalog for a list of print and online books related to slave narratives.
African American Slave Narratives by
This reference intentionally avoids well-known narratives and instead collects unavailable and otherwise difficult-to-find texts. To add to the value of the work for researchers and general readers alike, each narrative is accompanied by a preface, explanatory notes, and suggestions for further reading.
Contemporary African American Literature by
Publication Date: 2012-09-01
In this volume, Lovalerie King and Shirley Moody-Turner have compiled a collection of essays that offer access to some of the most innovative contemporary black fiction while addressing important issues in current African American literary studies.
What Was African American Literature? by
Publication Date: 2011-01-03
African American literature is over. With this provocative claim Kenneth Warren sets out to identify a distinctly African American literatureâe"and to change the terms with which we discuss it.
The Social Imperative by
Publication Date: 2015-12-23
By carefully examining the work of writers like Toni Morrison, Junot Díaz, and Helena Maria Viramontes, Moya builds a case that literature, when read closely, can help us better understand the multiracial world we live in and the interactions of race and ethnicity.
General Reference Books African American Literature
20th Century Lit Crit Vol 218
Publication Date: 2009-07-10
Summary: Presents literary criticism on the works of twentieth-century writers of all genres, nations, and cultures. Critical essays are selected from leading sources, including published journals, magazines, books, reviews, diaries, interviews, radio and television transcripts, pamphlets, and scholarly papers.
The Harlem Renaissance by
Call Number: Reference - Walker Library - 1st Floor 810.9896 H22w v.1
Publication Date: 2002
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Langston Hughes:Performance "The Weary Blues"
Langston Hughes: Performance "The Weary Blues" with Jazz Accompaniment
Debate: Baldwin vs Buckley
This video presents a debate between African American author James Baldwin and American political theorist William F. Buckley on the theme 'Has the American dream been achieved at the expense of the American negro?'
Black Arts Movement
"After Mecca" by
Publication Date: 2004-11-22
In "After Mecca," Cheryl Clarke explores the relationship between the Black Arts Movement and black women writers of the period
New Thoughts on the Black Arts Movement by
Publication Date: 2006-05-16
During the 1960s and 1970s, a cadre of poets, playwrights, visual artists, musicians, and other visionaries came together to create a renaissance in African American literature and art
Spectacular Blackness by
Publication Date: 2009-12-16
Exploring the interface between the cultural politics of the Black Power and the Black Arts movements and the production of postwar African American popular culture, Amy Ongiri shows how the reliance of Black politics on an oppositional image of African Americans was the formative moment in the construction of "authentic blackness" as a cultural identity
Literature Online (LION)
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