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A companion to African American literature, edited by Gene Andrew Jarrett

Label
A companion to African American literature
Title
A companion to African American literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gene Andrew Jarrett
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Through a series of essays that explore the forms, themes, genres, historical contexts, major authors, and latest critical approaches, A Companion to African American Literature presents a comprehensive chronological overview of African American literature from the eighteenth century to the modern day: Examines African American literature from its earliest origins, through the rise of antislavery literature in the decades leading into the Civil War, to the modern development of contemporary African American cultural media, literary aesthetics, and political ideologies; Addresses the latest cri
Member of
Dewey number
810.9/896073
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jarrett, Gene Andrew
Series statement
Blackwell companions to literature and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • African Americans
  • African Americans in literature
Label
A companion to African American literature, edited by Gene Andrew Jarrett
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • 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
  • Back to the future: eighteenth-century transatlantic Black authors
  • 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
  • Vincent Carretta
  • 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
  • Africa in early African American literature
  • 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
  • James Sidbury
  • 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
  • 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
Control code
ocn605041796
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 467 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444323481
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)605041796
Label
A companion to African American literature, edited by Gene Andrew Jarrett
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • 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
  • Back to the future: eighteenth-century transatlantic Black authors
  • 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
  • Vincent Carretta
  • 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
  • Africa in early African American literature
  • 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
  • James Sidbury
  • 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
  • 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
Control code
ocn605041796
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 467 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444323481
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)605041796

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