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The Cambridge Companion to American Civil Rights Literature

Author: Julie Buckner Armstrong
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature; Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Cambridge Companion to American Civil Rights Literature brings together leading scholars to examine the significant traditions, genres, and themes of civil rights literature. While civil rights scholarship has typically focused on documentary rather than creative writing, and political rather than cultural history, this Companion addresses the gap and provides university students with a vast introduction to an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Buckner Armstrong
ISBN: 9781107446618 1107446619 1107059836 9781107059832 1107635640 9781107635647
OCLC Number: 902772521
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The civil rights movement and the literature of social protest / Zoe Trodd --
The dilemma of narrating Jim Crow / Brian Norman --
The Black Arts movement / GerShun Avilez --
Drama and performance from civil rights to Black Arts / Nilgün Anadolu-Okur --
Civil rights movement fiction / Julie Buckner Armstrong --
The white Southern novel and the civil rights movement / Christopher Metress --
Civil rights movement film / Sharon Monteith --
Civil rights movement poetry / Jeffrey Lamar Coleman --
Gender, sex, and civil rights / Robert J. Patterson --
Twenty-first-century literature : post-black? post-civil rights? / Barbara McCaskill.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature; Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by Julie Armstrong.

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'... an accessible, engaging, and valuable introduction to the literature of civil rights.' L. E. von Wallmenich, Choice 'The essays hold together well as a collection but perhaps work best if used Read more...

 
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