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Icons of African American literature the Black literary world

Yolanda Williams Page


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  • Title:
    Icons of African American literature the Black literary world
  • Author: Yolanda Williams Page
  • Description: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Series Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Maya Angelou; James Arthur Baldwin; Black Aesthetic; Black Arts Movement; Blues Aesthetic; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Henry Louis Gates Jr.; Harlem Renaissance; E. Lynn Harris; Langston Hughes; Zora Neale Hurston; Invisible Man; Jazz Aesthetic; Terry McMillan; Toni Morrison; Walter Mosley; Native Son; A Raisin in the Sun; Signifying; Slave Narrative; The Souls of Black Folk; Up from Slavery; Alice Walker; August Wilson; About the Editor and Contributors; Index
    African American literature has a long and fascinating history. This book examines 24 of the most recognizable and popular topics related to African American literature. Each piece is substantial enough to provide more information than a typical encyclopedia entry but not so long as to be tedious or overwhelming. Arranged alphabetically, the entries cover such writers as Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, and August Wilson; major works, such as Invisible Man, Native Son, and Their Eyes Were Watching God; and a range of cultural topics, including the black arts movement, the H
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood
  • Format: 1 online resource (534 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-283-30361-2;ISBN 9786613303615;ISBN 0-313-35204-6
  • Subjects: African Americans in literature; African Americans -- Intellectual life; American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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