African American writers and classical tradition (Book, 2010) []
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African American writers and classical tradition

African American writers and classical tradition

Author: William W Cook; James Tatum
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Constraints on freedom, education, and individual dignity have always been fundamental in determining who is able to write, when, and where. This title argues that African American literature did not  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William W Cook; James Tatum
ISBN: 9780226789965 0226789969
OCLC Number: 804977260
Notes: Bibliografia p. 417-433. Índex.
Description: 454 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: The leisure moments of Phillis Wheatley --
Frederick Douglass and the Columbian orator --
The making of the talented tenth --
Genteel classicism --
Invisible odyssey --
The Pindar of Harlem --
It is impossible not to write satire --
Rita Dove and the Greeks.
Responsibility: William W. Cook and James Tatum.


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"Cook and Tatum offer compelling conclusions alongside insightful interpretations of important literary and rhetorical texts. Erudite but never pedantic, judicious but never compromising, this book Read more...

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