African American Literature



African American Literature

This edition

"African American Literature" . Ed. Keith Gilyard and Anissa Janine Wardi. New York: Pearson Longman, 2004. xxiv+1,351 pp.

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The middle passage, mourning, and survival -- The influence of the spirituals -- The south as literary landscape -- Folklore and literature -- Expressions of blues and jazz -- Stories of migration -- Urban landscapes -- A strand of social protest -- Jeremiads -- Discourses of black nationalism -- Statements of feminism -- The black aesthetic.Detailed contents available in WorldCat.

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