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In the African-American Grain: Call-and-response in Twentieth-century Black ...

John F. Callahan - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 280 pages
An exploration of the impact of African-American oral storytelling techniques on modern and contemporary fiction. This book shows how African-American writers have used the ...
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Popular Fronts: Chicago and African-American Cultural Politics, 1935-46

Bill Mullen - History - 1999 - 242 pages
"In a stunning revision of radical politics during the Popular Front period, Bill Mullen redefines the cultural renaissance of the 1930s and early 1940s as the fruit of an ...
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Conjure Tales and Stories of the Color Line

Charles Waddell Chesnutt - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 278 pages
Gathers stories that reflected changing racial attitudes in America, probed the psychological depths of southern blacks, and gave literary voice to the broad range of the ...
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On Gwendolyn Brooks: Reliant Contemplation

Stephen Caldwell Wright - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 286 pages
A reassessment of the art and achievements of the first black author to win the Pulitzer Prize
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Remembered Rapture: The Writer at Work

bell hooks - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 256 pages
A series of essays from a professor of English and esteemed literary critic explores such issues as feminist writing, the author's personal publishing experiences, and the ...
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The Journey Back

Houston A. Baker - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 198 pages
An analysis of Afro-American literature in the context of Black culture includes examinations of the writings of Frederick Douglass, James Baldwin, and Ralph Ellison
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So Black and Blue: Ralph Ellison and the Occasion of Criticism

Kenneth W. Warren - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 131 pages
"So Black and Blue is the best work we have on Ellison in his combined roles of writer, critic, and intellectual. By locating him in the precarious cultural transition between ...
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