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2 edition of Afro-American literature found in the catalog.

Afro-American literature

William Adams

Afro-American literature

by William Adams

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Readers.,
  • American fiction -- African American authors.

  • Edition Notes

    119,469-v.2.

    Statement[by] William Adams, Peter Conn [and] Barry Slepian.
    ContributionsConn, Peter J., Slepian, Barry.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20934063M

    The African American Roots of Modernism persuasively argues that a distinctive Afro-modernist literature emerged in advance of Harlem's famous renaissance. What's more, it clinches the case that the specter of Jim Crow is the great unsaid behind the invention of American modernism in general."--William J. Maxwell, Washington University in St. Louis. Find information on black history and African-American literature from the earliest published African-American writers to contemporary black writers in the United States. African American Literature: History, Crossword, Quizzes, Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights.

    Relating the blues to American social and literary history and to Afro-American expressive culture, Houston A. Baker, Jr., offers the basis for a broader study of American culture at its "vernacular" level. He shows how the "blues voice" and its economic undertones are both central to the American narrative and characteristic of the Afro-American way of telling it. Cambridge Core - American Studies - The Cambridge History of African American Literature - edited by Maryemma Graham.

    conversion to Post structuralism was obvious in his Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature (). This book was subtitled as Vernacular Theory signaling his commitment to vernacular Black tradition and to a systematic mode of thinking. Baker took File Size: KB. “The works of many African American writers lend themselves to discussions about identity politics, and several authors articulate this issues around the crisis of identity. One basic question that always surface is, to what do African American or.


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