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A companion to African American literature

Author: Gene Andrew Jarrett
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 71.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A master archivist and historian of African American literature, Gene Jarrett has assembled a compelling new collection of essays for this necessary addition to the study of African American writing and thought. The volume offers a comprehensive survey of the African American canon, but also goes in new directions, giving fresh emphasis to the earliest writing of African Americans as well as to the exciting field
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All Authors / Contributors: Gene Andrew Jarrett
ISBN: 9781405188623 1405188626 9781118438787 1118438787
OCLC Number: 482600407
Description: xiii, 467 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Back to the future: eighteenth-century transatlantic Black authors / Vincent Carretta --
Africa in early African American literature / James Sidbury --
Ports of call, pulpits of consultation: rethinking the origins of African American literature / Frances Smith Foster, Kim D. Green --
The Constitution of Toussaint: another origin of African American literature / Michael J. Drexler, Ed White --
Religion in early African American literature / Joanna Brooks, Tyler Mabry --
The economies of the slave narrative / Philip Gould --
The 1850s: the first renaissance of Black letters / Maurice S. Lee --
African American literary nationalism / Robert S. Levine --
Periodicals, print culture, and African American poetry / Ivy G. Wilson --
New Negro aesthetics, culture, and politics: the modern period, 1865-c.1940 --
Racial uplift and the literature of the new Negro / Marlon B. Ross --
The dialect of new Negro literature / Gene Andrew Jarrett --
African American literary realism, 1865-1914 / Andrea N. Williams --
Folklore and African American literature in the post-Reconstruction era / Shirley Moody-Turner --
The Harlem Renaissance: the new Negro at home and abroad / Michelle Ann Stephens --
Transatlantic collaborations: visual culture in African American literature / Cherene Sherrard-Johnson --
Aesthetic hygiene: Marcus Garvey, W.E.B. Du Bois, and the work of art / Mark Christian Thompson --
African American modernism and state surveillance / William J. Maxwell --
Reforming the canon, tradition, and criticism of African American literature: the contemporary period, c.1940-present --
The Chicago Renaissance / Michelle Yvonne Gordon --
Jazz and African American literature / Keith D. Leonard --
The Black arts movement / James Edward Smethurst --
Humor in African American literature / Glenda R. Carpio --
Neo-slave narratives / Madhu Dubey --
Popular Black women's fiction and the novels of Terry McMillan / Rubin V. Smiles --
African American science fiction / Jeffrey Allen Tucker --
Latino/a literature and the African diaspora / Theresa Delgadillo --
African American literature and queer studies: the conundrum of James Baldwin / Guy Mark Foster --
African American literature and psychoanalysis / Arlene R. Keizer.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 71.
Responsibility: edited by Gene Andrew Jarrett.
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