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Loose canons : notes on the culture wars

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
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A collection of the author's essays on the politics of multiculturalism and the importance of the black tradition in American culture. It includes discussion of the political, social and cultural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gates, Henry Louis.
Loose canons.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
(DLC) 91035988
(OCoLC)24543753
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
OCLC Number: 657961697
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 199 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Canon confidential: a Sam Slade caper --
The master's pieces: on canon formation and the African-American tradition --
Writing, "Race" and the difference it makes --
Talking black: critical signs of the times --
"Tell me, sir ... what IS "black" literature?" --
Integrating the American mind --
African-American studies in the 21st century --
"What's in a name?" Some meanings of blackness --
The big picture --
Trading on the margin: notes on the culture of criticism.
Responsibility: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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