The Prentice Hall anthology of African American literature, Volume 1

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Prentice Hall, 2000 - Literary Collections - 1130 pages
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B> Tracing African American literary and artistic contributions from the 1700s to the 1990s, this anthology presents a diverse collection that includes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, speeches, songs, paintings and photography. Readers learn about historical context, literary content, and rhetorical strategies while exploring sections on The Colonial Period (1746-1800), The Reconstruction Period (1865-1900), The Harlem Renaissance Period (1900-1940), The Protest Movement (1940-1959), The Black Aesthetics Movement (1960-1969), The Neo-Realism Movement (1970-Present), and Literary Criticism. For those interested in African American literature, art, and history.

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t j The Colonial Period 17461800
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Benjamin Banneker 17311806
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David Walker 17851830
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SHARON L. JONES is Assistant Professor of English at Earlham College, where she teaches African American literature, humanities, modern literature, 19th-century literature, and contemporary literature. She is coeditor of The Prentice Hall Anthology of African American Literature (2000).

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