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McKay, Nellie Y.

Overview
Works: 30 works in 80 publications in 1 language and 8,630 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  History  Short stories  Feminist fiction  Personal narratives  Sources  Bibliography  Music 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS508.N3, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nellie Y McKay
The Norton anthology of African American literature ( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 3,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthology of the works of 120 black writers, spanning two centuries, beginning with Lucy Terry's poem, Bars Fight. The anthology features poems, novels, essays, journals, spirituals, gospel, sermons, jazz--for a total of 2,700 pages
Critical essays on Toni Morrison by Nellie Y MacKay ( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toni Morrison's Beloved : a casebook by William L Andrews ( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the continued expansion of the literary canon, multicultural works of modern literary fiction and autobiography have assumed an increasing importance for students and scholars of American literature. This exciting new series assembles key documents and criticism concerning these works that have so recently become central components of the American literature curriculum. Each casebook will reprint documents relating to the work's historical context and reception, present the best in critical essays, and when possible, feature an interview of the author. The series will provide, for the fir
Jean Toomer, artist : a study of his literary life and work, 1894-1936 by Nellie Y McKay ( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Approaches to teaching the novels of Toni Morrison ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teachers started assigning the novels of Toni Morrison long before she won the 1993 Nobel Prize in literature and before there was a significant body of secondary literature on the author. Now her works are the subject of countless studies and listed in the syllabi of an ever-increasing number of courses in schools and universities. The editors of this volume help the teacher to sort out the best materials and to meet the many challenges that Morrison's writings pose
Incidents in the life of a slave girl : written by herself by Harriet A Jacobs ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is the first full-length narrative written by a former woman slave in America. It tells the story of Harriet Jacobs's early life as a slave in North Carolina; her fugitive years in New York, Boston, and Rochester, where she became an abolition activist; and her struggle for freedom, hard won in 1852. This text is a reprint of the 1861 first edition, with explanatory annotations and an introduction by Nellie Y. McKay and Frances Smith Foster." ""Contexts" includes contemporary responses to Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by William C. Nell and Lydia Maria Child, among others; twelve related letters and articles by Jacobs published in newspapers during the period from 1853 to 1868; and documents tracing Jacobs's life and achievements as a free woman, including her establishment of a school in Alexandria, Virginia." ""Criticism" collects eleven important assessments of the work by Jean Fagan Yellin, Ann Taves, Valerie Smith, Nellie Y. McKay, Harryette Mullen, Michelle Burnham, Nell Irvin Painter, Frances Smith Foster, Sandra Gunning, Elizabeth V. Spelman, and Christina Accomando." "A chronology and selected bibliography are also included."--Jacket
Black studies in the United States : three essays by Robert L Harris ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black women in the academy by Nellie Y McKay ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Norton anthology of African American literature ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[This volume includes]: Venture Smith, A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, A Native of Africa, But Resident Above Sixty Years in the United States of America (new); Frederick Douglas, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, An American Slave; James Weldon Johnson, Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man; Nella Larsen, Quicksand (new); Richard Wright, The Man Who Lived Underground; Gwendolyn Brooks, Maud Martha; Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun; Amiri Baraka, Dutchman; Ed Bullins, Goin'a Buffalo: A Tragifantasy; Adrienne Kennedy, A Movie Star Has to Star in Black and White; August Wilson, Joe Turner's Come and Gone (new). [The volume also includes]: An extensive, new selected general bibliography; Revised some entirely rewritten period introductions, headnotes, footnotes, and updated author bibliographies; Updated timeline; New trim size and bolder typeface for easier reading.-Back cover
Jean Toomer, the artist : a portrait in tragedy by Nellie Y McKay ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
20th century Third World women writers, Black American and African : selected bibliography by Nellie Y McKay ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Norton Anthology of African American Literaturesfdir. by Henry Louis Gates and ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jean toomer : artist by Nellie Y McKay ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Sleeper wakes : Harlem renaissance stories by women ( Book )
2 editions published between 1883 and 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-eight stories with themes of black and white racial tension and misunderstanding, economic deprivation, passing, love across and within racial lines, and the attempt to maintain community and uplife the race
Daddy was a number runner by Louise Meriwether ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Twelve-year-old Francie grows up in 1930s Harlem
The Norton anthology of African American literatue ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Norton anthology of African American literature ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Jean Toomer's "Cane": some thoughts on opening up the text by Nellie Y McKay ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
McKay gives a description of the historical time period in which "Cane" appeared and the critical acclaim which fell on its author, Jean Toomer
Nineteenth-Century Black Women' s Spiritual Autobiographies: Religious Faith and Self-Empowerment by Nellie Y McKay ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Toni Morrison 's Beloved : a casebook ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Mac Kay Nellie Y. 1943-....
MacKay Nellie Y. 1943-....
Mc Kay Nellie Y. 1943-....
Mckay, Nellie
Mckay, Nelly Y.
Reynolds, Nellie Yvonne
Reynolds, Nellie Yvonne, ca 1943-2006
Languages
English (76)
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