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Black American literature

Roger Whitlow

Black American literature

a critical history.

by Roger Whitlow

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Published by Nelson Hall in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

"With a 1,520 - title bibliography of works written by and about black Americans".

The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 287p.
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20364789M

The Souls of Black Folk is a classic work of African–American literature by activist W.E.B. Du Bois. The book, published in , contains several essays on race, some of which had been previously published in Atlantic Monthly magazine. Black American Literature and Humanism; R. Baxter Miller. with contributions by Richard K. Barksdale, Alice Childress, Chester J. Fontenot, Michael S. Harper, Trudier Harris, and George Kent ; Book; Published by: The University Press of KentuckyCited by: 3.

This is a list of African-American authors and writers, all of whom are considered part of African-American literature, and who already have Wikipedia list also includes non-American authors resident in the USA and American writers of African descent. African-American Literature from Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King, Jr., Langston Hughes, Booker T. Washington, Charles Chesnutt, W.E.B. DuBois, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Ida B. Wells, as well as relevant literary works like Twelve Years a Slave, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Our Countrymen in Chains, A Dark Brown Dog, and Desiree's Baby. Reference documents include the Emancipation Proclamation, U.S.

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