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Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: New York Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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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 Fish and 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
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ISBN: 0198024517 9780198024514
OCLC Number: 860611695
Notes: Originally published: 1992.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 199 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""I: LITERATURE""; ""1 Canon Confidential: A Sam Slade Caper""; ""2 The Master's Pieces: On Canon Formation and the African-American Tradition""; ""3 Writing, ""Race,"" and the Difference It Makes""; ""4 Talking Black: Critical Signs of the Times""; ""II: THE PROFESSION""; ""5 ""Tell Me, Sir, . . . What Is 'Black' Literature?""""; ""6 Integrating the American Mind""; ""7 African-American Studies in the 21st Century""; ""III: SOCIETY""; ""8 ""What's in a Name?"" Some Meanings of Blackness""; ""9 The Big Picture"" ""10 Trading on the Margin: Notes on the Culture of Criticism""""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""
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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 Fish and Catherine Stimpson on ""Firing Line."" It is arguably the most hotly debated topic in America today--and justly so. For whether one speaks of tensions between Hasidim and African-Americans in Crown Heights, or violent mass protests against Moscow in ethnic republics such as Armenia, or outright war be.

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