A Freedom Bought with Blood: African American War Literature from the Civil War to World War II

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UNC Press Books, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 324 pages
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In the first comprehensive study of African American war literature, Jennifer James analyzes fiction, poetry, autobiography, and histories about the major wars waged before the desegregation of the U.S. military in 1948. Examining literature about the Civ
 

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Contents

Theorizing the African American Literature of War
1
William Wells Brown Violence and the Domestic Narrative
34
Frances Harper Paul Laurence Dunbar and the PostCivil War Reconciliation Narrative
54
Susie King Taylors Reminiscences of My Life in Camp and Masculine SelfFashioning
103
TurnoftheCentury Empire Technology and Black Imperial Citizenship
125
Black Men White Women and Worlds of Wars
167
World War I Claude McKay and Home to Harlem
211
Gwendolyn Brooks World War II and the Politics of Rehabilitation
232
And Then We Heard the Thunder and the Military Neoslave Narrative
261
Notes
279
Index
311
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Annette Shore, MA, is an art therapist, supervisor and a faculty member for Marylhurst University’s Graduate Program in Art Therapy Counseling, Marylhurst, Oregon. She maintains a private practice in Portland, Oregon and currently serves on the editorial review board for Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association. With over 25 years of clinical experience, she has lectured and written about the creative process of art therapy from a developmental and relational perspective.

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