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The Norton anthology of African American literature

Author: Henry Louis Gates; Nellie Y McKay
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This volume includes]: Venture Smith, A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, A Native of Africa, But Resident Above Sixty Years in the United States of America (new); Frederick Douglas, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, An American Slave; James Weldon Johnson, Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man; Nella Larsen, Quicksand (new); Richard Wright, The Man Who Lived Underground; Gwendolyn Brooks,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates; Nellie Y McKay
OCLC Number: 58540402
Notes: Originally published: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2004. 2nd ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Vernacular tradition: Spirituals; Gospel; Secular rhymes and songs, ballads, work songs, and songs of social change; Blues; Jazz; Rhythm and Blues; Hip Hop; Sermons and prayers; Foltales --
Literature of slavery and freedom, 1846-1865: Jupiter Hammon (1711-1790/1806)Venture Smith (1729?-1805) --
Literature of the reconstruction to the New Negro Renaissance, 1865-1919: Charlotte Forten Crimke (1837-1914); Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) --
Harlem Renaissance, 1919-1940: Arthur A. Schomburg (1874-1939); Angelina Weld Grimke (1880-1958) ---
Realism, naturalism, modernism, 1940-1960: Melvin B. Tolson (1900?-1966); Dorothy West (1907-1998) --
Black arts era, 1960-1975: Mari Evans; Hoyt Fuller (1923-1981) --
Literature since 1975: Albert Murray (b. 1916); Maya Angelou (b. 1928) --
Timeline, African American literature in context.
Responsibility: Henry Louis Gates, Jr., general editor, Nellie Y. McKay, general editor.

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[This volume includes]: Venture Smith, A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, A Native of Africa, But Resident Above Sixty Years in the United States of America (new); Frederick Douglas, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, An American Slave; James Weldon Johnson, Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man; Nella Larsen, Quicksand (new); Richard Wright, The Man Who Lived Underground; Gwendolyn Brooks, Maud Martha; Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun; Amiri Baraka, Dutchman; Ed Bullins, Goin'a Buffalo: A Tragifantasy; Adrienne Kennedy, A Movie Star Has to Star in Black and White; August Wilson, Joe Turner's Come and Gone (new). [The volume also includes]: An extensive, new selected general bibliography; Revised some entirely rewritten period introductions, headnotes, footnotes, and updated author bibliographies; Updated timeline; New trim size and bolder typeface for easier reading.-Back cover.

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