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The Cambridge companion to African American women's literature

Author: Angelyn Mitchell; Danille K Taylor
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Cambridge Companion to African American Women's Literature' covers a period dating back to the 18th century. These specially commissioned essays highlight the artistry, complexity and diversity of a literary tradition that ranges from Lucy Terry to Toni Morrison.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Angelyn Mitchell; Danille K Taylor
ISBN: 9780521858885 0521858887 9780521675826 0521675820
OCLC Number: 286432667
Description: xxvi, 306 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Angelyn Mitchell and Danille K. Taylor --
Early African American women's literature / Frances Smith Foster and LaRose Davis --
Women of the Harlem Renaissance / Cheryl A. Wall --
Women writers of the Black Arts Movement / Eleanor W. Traylor --
Contemporary African American women writers / Dana A. Williams --
African American feminist theories and literary criticism / Robert J. Patterson --
African American women and the United States slave narrative / Joycelyn Moody --
Autobiography and African American women's literature / Joanne M. Braxton --
"Even some fiction might be useful" : African American women novelists / Madhu Dubey --
African American women poets and the power of the word / Keith D. Leonard --
African American women in the performing arts / Olga Barrios --
African American women writers of children's and young adult literature / Dianne Johnson --
African American women essayists / Marilyn Sanders Mobley --
African American women writers and the short story / Crystal J. Lucky --
African American women writers and popular fiction : theorizing black womanhood / Herman Beavers.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by Angelyn Mitchell and Danille K. Taylor.
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