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The Afro-American novel and its tradition

Author: Bernard W Bell
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1987.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Bell, Bernard W.
Afro-American novel and its tradition.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1987
(OCoLC)573037500
Named Person: James Baldwin; Nella Larsen; Alice Walker; Paul Laurence Dunbar; James Weldon Johnson; Jean Toomer; Arna Wendell Bontemps; Claude McKay; Zora Neale Hurston; Langston Hughes; Countee Cullen; Richard Wright; Chester B Himes; Ralph Ellison; Toni Morrison; Ernest J Gaines; James Baldwin; Arna Bontemps; Countee Cullen; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Ralph Ellison; Ernest J Gaines; Chester B Himes; Langston Hughes; James Weldon Johnson; Nella Larsen; Claude McKay; Toni Morrison; Jean Toomer; Alice Walker; Richard Wright
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard W Bell
ISBN: 0870235680 9780870235689 0870236881 9780870236884
OCLC Number: 14588784
Description: xix, 421 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The roots of the early Afro-American novel --
2. The early Afro-American novel: historical romance, social realism, and beyond --
3. The pre-World War I novels of the old guard: romance, realism, and naturalism --
4. The Harlem Renaissance and the search for new modes of narrative --
5. Richard Wright and the triumph of naturalism --
6. Myth, legend, and ritual in the novel of the fifties --
7. The contemporary Afro-American novel, 1: neorealism --
8. The contemporary Afro-American novel, 2: modernism and postmodernism.
Responsibility: Bernard W. Bell.

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