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What was African American literature?

Author: Kenneth W Warren
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
Series: W.E.B. Du Bois lectures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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African American literature is over. This title sets out to identify African American literature - and to change the terms with which we discuss it. It makes a case for understanding African American  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Warren, Kenneth W. (Kenneth Wayne).
What was African American literature?
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010015714
(OCoLC)555660639
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth W Warren
ISBN: 9780674059566 0674059565
OCLC Number: 719370013
Description: 1 online resource (180 pages).
Contents: Historicizing African American literature --
Particularity and the problem of interpretation --
The future of the past --
Conclusion : the past in the present.
Series Title: W.E.B. Du Bois lectures.
Responsibility: Kenneth W. Warren.

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A slight but forceful text with a pugnacious and elegantly presented thesis. Publishers Weekly 20100920 Most literary criticism today, under the sign of theory, is obscure and incomprehensible, and Read more...

 
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