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F.B. Eyes : How J. Edgar Hoover's Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey ; Woodstock, Oxfordshire : Princeton University Press, 2015.
Series: Online access with JISC subscription agreement: ACLS Humanities E-Books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 9780691173412 0691173419 9780691130200 0691130205 9781400852062 1400852064
OCLC Number: 1229444085
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{u2033} {u00D7} 20.{u2033} Cover design by Pamela Schnitter.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2019.
Awards: Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2015
Description: xv, 367 p. : Grayscale Illustration, Tables ; 25 cm.
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: Online access with JISC subscription agreement: ACLS Humanities E-Books.
Responsibility: William J. Maxwell.
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Winner of a 2016 American Book Award, Before Columbus Foundation One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2015 A St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Book of 2015 Shortlisted for the 2016 MSA Book Read more...

 
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