F.B. Eyes : How J. Edgar Hoover's Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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F.B. Eyes : How J. Edgar Hoover's Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature

Author: American Council of Learned Societies.
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey ; Woodstock, Oxfordshire : Princeton University Press, 2015.
Series: ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]).
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
Publication:ACLS Humanities E-Book.

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: American Council of Learned Societies.
ISBN: 9780691173412 0691173419 9780691130200 0691130205 9781400852062 1400852064
OCLC Number: 1135099530
Notes: Published by Princeton University Press.
Third printing, first paperback printing, 2017.
This book has been composed in Minion Pro and Ideal Sans.
Printed on acid-free paper.
Printed in the United States of America.
Credits: Cover art © James Wechsler, Freedom of Information: Paul Robeson, 3.124, 2006. Acrylic and India ink on paper, 28″ × 20.″ Cover design by Pamela Schnitter.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2019. ePUB file. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]).
Awards: Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2015
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 367 pages) : Grayscale illustration, tables
Contents: The Birth of the Bureau, Coupled with the Birth of J. Edgar Hoover, Ensured the FBI's Attention to African American Literature --
The FBI's Aggressive Filing and Long Study of African American Writers Was Tightly Bound to the Agency's Successful Evolution under Hoover --
The FBI Is Perhaps the Most Dedicated and Influential Forgotten Critic of African American Literature --
The FBI Helped to Define the Twentieth-Century Black Atlantic, Both Blocking and Forcing Its Flows --
Consciousness of FBI Ghostreading Fills a Deep and Characteristic Vein of African American Literature.
Series Title: ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]).
Responsibility: William J. Maxwell.


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