Amistad 1: Writings on Black History and Culture



Amistad 1: Writings on Black History and Culture

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"Amistad 1: Writings on Black History and Culture" . Ed. John A. Williams and Charles F. Harris. New York: Vintage, 1970. ix+308 pp.

Table of contents

Introduction / Charles F. Harris and John A. Williams -- Cultural hegemony: the southern white writer and American letters / Addison Gayle -- My man Himes: an interview with Christopher Himes / John A. Williams -- Coming home: fiction / George Davis -- The Atlantic slave trade and slavery: some interpretations of their significance in the development of the United States and the western world / C.L.R. James -- D hexorcism of Noxon d awful: fiction / Ishmael Reed -- Blood of the lamb: the ordeal of James Baldwin / Calvin C. Hernton. -- A poet of the people: fiction / Oliver Jackman -- Beyond chaos: Black history and the search for the new land / Vincent Harding -- The kitchen crisis: a rap / Verla Grosvenor -- The Negro artist and the racial mountain.

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Commentary on anthology

• "mainly essays, mostly concerned with the contemporary scene" also includes Langston Hughes's "The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain" (Kinnamon 1997: 478).

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Kinnamon 1997: 478]

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