By Gene Andrew Jarrett
- Examines African American literature from its earliest origins, in the course of the upward thrust of antislavery literature within the many years best into the Civil warfare, to the fashionable improvement of up to date African American cultural media, literary aesthetics, and political ideologies
- Addresses the newest severe and scholarly ways to African American literature
- Features essays by way of prime proven literary students in addition to more moderen voices
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