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Afro-American Literature in the Twentieth Century

The Achievement of Intimacy

by Michael G. Cooke

  • 175 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American English,
  • English,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • USA,
  • American - African American,
  • American - African American & Black,
  • American - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / African-American & Black,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Literary Criticism-American - General,
  • 20th century,
  • African American authors,
  • African Americans,
  • American literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Intellectual life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10317877M
    ISBN 100300036248
    ISBN 109780300036244

    Twentieth Century: A Bibliographical Essay Joe Weixlmann What follows is a representative listing and discussion of important published materials that examine African American autobiographies written in the twentieth century.' Excluded are dissertations and theses on the subject, as well as published works.   The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. What Was African American Literature? is as a book about of racial hierarchy that existed for much of the twentieth century.

    African American Literature genre: new releases and popular books, including Deacon King Kong by James McBride, Navigate Your Stars by Jesmyn Ward, Let M. Within the Circle is the first anthology to present the entire spectrum of twentieth-century African American literary and cultural criticism. It begins with the Harlem Renaissance, continues through civil rights, the Black Arts Movement, and on into contemporary debates of Author: Angelyn Mitchell.

    African American Literature Homework Help Questions. What is the Reconstruction Era in African-American literature in the nineteenth century? Historians generally agree to limit the Reconstruction. book Keywords for Children's Literature by Michelle Martin From the beginnings of African American children’s literature around the turn of the twentieth century, the parameters of what should be included has been as much of a source of conflict as the terminology used to label this group of people.


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