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Afro-American literature : the reconstruction of instruction

Author: Dexter Fisher; Robert B Stepto; Modern Language Association of America. Commission on the Literatures and Languages of America.
Publisher: New York : Modern Language Association of America, 1979, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is devoted exclusively to critical discussions of Afro-American literature and focuses specifically on critical issues that are especially pertinent to designing courses in Afro-American  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dexter Fisher; Robert B Stepto; Modern Language Association of America. Commission on the Literatures and Languages of America.
ISBN: 0873523512 9780873523516
OCLC Number: 5005767
Notes: Based on a two-week seminar held at Yale University in June 1977.
Description: viii, 256 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: [1.] Afro-American literary history: Teaching Afro-American literature: survey or tradition, the reconstruction of instruction / Robert B. Stepto --
Rivers remembering their source: comparative studies in Black literary history -Langston Hughes, Jacques Roumain, and négritude / Melvin Dixon --
Preface to Blackness: text and pretext / Henry-Louis Gates, Jr. --
[2.] Black figurative language: The blues roots of contemporary Afro-American poetry / Sherley Anne Williams --
Dis and dat: dialect and the descent / Henry-Louis Gates, Jr. --
[3.] Afro-American literature and folklore: Are you a flying lark or a setting dove? / Robert Hemenway --
Riffs and rituals: folklore in the work of Ralph Ellison / Robert G. O'Meally --
[4.] Theory in practice: Introduction --
Three studies of Frederick Douglass' Narrative (1845) --
Narration, authentication, and authorial control in Frederick Douglass' Narrative of 1845 / Robert B. Stepto --
Frederick Douglass' 1845 Narrative: the text was meant to be preached / Robert G. O'Meally --
Binary oppositions in chapter one of Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass and American slave written by himself / Henry-Louis Gates, Jr. --
[5.] Afro-American literature course designs: Rethinking the Afro-American literature survey course --
Rethinking the Afro-American genre course --
Rethinking the interdisciplinary course embracing Afro-American literature.
Responsibility: edited by Dexter Fisher and Robert B. Stepto for the Commission on the Literatures and Languages of America.

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