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Encyclopedia of African-American Literature (Encyclopedia of by Wilfred D. Samuels,Melvin Burke Donalson,Tracie

By Wilfred D. Samuels,Melvin Burke Donalson,Tracie Guzzio,Loretta Gilchrist

a necessary encyclopedic reference, "Encyclopedia of African-American Literature" courses readers in the course of the wealthy heritage of African-American writing. greater than 500 enticing entries hide the folk, works, and occasions that experience come to outline African-American literature. This worthy source contains such authors as James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Langston Hughes, Gayl Jones, Ralph Ellison, and Gloria Naylor, and significant works similar to "A Raisin within the Sun", "Native Son, "The colour Purple", and "Invisible Man". those entries are more suitable by means of bibliographies that aid readers pursue additional learn. extra entries contain characters, periodicals, vital anthologies, routine, innovations, and different similar issues. Spanning the colonial interval to the Harlem Renaissance and modernist sessions to the "Black Aesthetics" circulation to the modern age, this e-book offers finished assurance of the historical past of African-American literature.

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