Black American Literature: Fiction



Black American Literature: Fiction

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"Black American Literature: Fiction" . Ed. Darwin T. Turner. Columbus, OH: Merrill, 1969. ix+142 pp.

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Table of contents

Po' Sandy / Charles W. Chesnutt -- The mortification of the flesh ; Mr. Cornelius Johnson, office-seeker / Paul L. Dunbar -- Fern / Jean Toomer -- Cordelia the crude / Wallace Thurman -- Sweat / Zora Hurston -- Thank you, M'am ; Last whipping ; Christmas song / Langston Hughes -- The man who was almost a man / Richard Wright -- My brother went to college / Frank Yerby -- Mister Toussan / Ralph Ellison -- The man child / James Baldwin -- The only man on Liberty Street / William M. Kelley -- Debut / Kristin Hunter.

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Commentary on anthology

• "has a concise introduction, good headnotes, and a bibliography, but includes only fourteen stories, three of them by Langston Hughes" (Kinnamon 1997: 472).

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Kinnamon 1997: 472]

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