A scholar's conscience: selected writings of J. Saunders Redding, 1942-1977

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University Press of Kentucky, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 238 pages
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J. Saunders Redding (1906-1988) was often and justifiable called 'the dean of Afro-American scholars.' As professor and man of letters, he wrote about Afro-American literature and culture in vivid and scholarly prose. And all the writers of his generation, he best represented, and came closest to explaining, the hopes and conflicts of American democracy in a multiracial society.

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Redding (1906-88), a leading African American scholar, opposed the "Black Aesthetic Movement,'' instead contending that African American writing and culture could best be studied within the larger ... Read full review

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Biography
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