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Writing the future of Black America : literature of the hip-hop generation

Author: Daniel Grassian
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, 2009.
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From the Publisher: Writing the Future of Black America explores the work of eight representative African American writers of the hip-hop generation to assess their common themes and offer insights into contemporary race relations in America as expressed and challenged in their works. In this groundbreaking study, Daniel Grassian takes as his subjects a group of impressive novelists, essayists, poets, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Grassian
ISBN: 9781570037818 1570037817
OCLC Number: 245021846
Description: 200 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1: Trey Ellis --
2: Jake Lamar --
3: Colson Whitehead --
4: Paul Beatty --
5: Danzy Senna --
6: Allison Joseph and Terrence Hayes --
7: Suzan-Lori Parks --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Works cited --
Index --
About the author.
Responsibility: Daniel Grassian.
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Explores the works of African American writers born in the 1960s and 1970s. This book explores the work of eight representative African American writers of the hip-hop generation to assess their  Read more...

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