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African American literature, body of literature written by Americans of African descent.
African American literature, body of literature written by Americans of African descent. Beginning in the pre-Revolutionary War period, African American writers have engaged in a creative, if often contentious, dialogue with American letters. The result is a literature rich in expressive subtlety. Thank you for your feedback. Antebellum literature. Prose, drama, and poetry.
African-American literature is the body of literature produced in the United States by writers of African descent. It begins with the works of such late 18th-century writers as Phillis Wheatley. Before the high point of slave narratives, African-American literature was dominated by autobiographical spiritual narratives.
the world, including Latin American and African fiction, The Literature Book . The Wiley Blackwell Anthology of African American Literature is a comprehensive collection of poems.
the world, including Latin American and African fiction, The Literature Book encompasses celebrate. The African American Male, Writing, and Difference: A Polycentric Approach to African American. It argues that the origins of modern African-American and American Indian lit. Once Upon a Time in a Different World: Issues and Ideas in African American Children's Literature (Children's Literature and Culture). Pimping Fictions: African American Crime Literature and the Untold Story of Black Pulp Publishing.
Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American . The Evidence of Things Not Seen. Embracing, Evaluating, and Examining African American Children's and Young Adult Literature. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2008.
Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience. New York: Basic Civitas Books, 1999. Appiah, Kwame Anthony. New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1985.
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GEU; Association for the Study of African-American Life and History, former owner. The Negro as presented in American literature - What are we worth? - - The gain from a belief Topic: African American women. Emory University Libraries
GEU; Association for the Study of African-American Life and History, former owner. Emory University Libraries. 591 591. My southern home, or, The South and its people. by Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884.
African-American poet Phillis Wheatley published her Poems on Various Subjects in 1773. The Harlem Renaissance represented a turning point in African American literature; it was no longer read mainly by black people, but started to be absorbed into the whole American culture. She was a slave brought from Africa and while she was a child she was sold to a merchant. The Civil Rights movement had a great impact on black writers during the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
American Literature Classics Criticism & Theory History & Criticism Literary Literary Criticism & Collections Literature Literature & Fiction. More by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Inc. Ch Res File Sci Spec Phys 2006. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Inc.
The African American vernacular tradition informs African American literature of slavery and freedom. Major themes during this period are resistance to tyranny and dedication to human dignity. African American authors during this period questioned the institution of slavery as they became increasingly familiar with the teachings of the Holy Bible.
African-American Literature is the sub-category of American Literature that includes work produced in the United States by writers of African descent and directly pertains to the experiences and viewpoints of African-Americans
African-American Literature is the sub-category of American Literature that includes work produced in the United States by writers of African descent and directly pertains to the experiences and viewpoints of African-Americans. In this collection, we also include works by authors such as Harriet Beecher Stowe. While not an African-American, Stowe's work attempted to depict the lives of African-Americans living under slavery. Work such as this had a profound effect on public attitudes toward African-Americans and slavery in the United States.