eBook Encyclopedia of African-American Writing: Five Centuries of Contribution, Trials & Triumphs of Writers, Poets, Publications and Organizations, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 159237302X
  • ISBN-13: 9781592373024
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 863 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released June 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009
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This title is the second edition of ABC Clio's African American Writers: A Dictionary. It has been completely revised with a timely survey of an important sector of American letters, African-American Writing covers the role and influence of African American cultural leaders, from all walks of life, from the 18th century to the present. Readers will explore what inspired various African-American writers to create poems, plays, short stories, novels, essays, opinion pieces and numerous other works, and how those writings contributed to culture in America today.