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Loose canons : notes on the culture wars

Author: Henry Louis Gates
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
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Multiculturalism. It has been the subject of cover stories in Time and Newsweek, as well as numerous articles in newspapers and magazines around America. It has sparked heated jeremiads by George Will, Dinesh D'Sousa, and Roger Kimball. It moved William F. Buckley to rail against Stanley Fishand Catherine Stimpson on "Firing Line." It is arguably the most hotly debated topic in America today--and justly so. For  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gates, Henry Louis.
Loose canons.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)28061334
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates
ISBN: 1423735471 9781423735472 9780198024514 0198024517 9780195083507 0195083504
OCLC Number: 191953226
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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