eBook Icons Of African American Literature: The Black Literary World, 1st Edition

  • Yolanda Williams Page
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  • ISBN-10: 0313352046
  • ISBN-13: 9780313352041
  • DDC: 810.989607
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 565 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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African American literature has a long and fascinating history and has secured a lasting presence in popular culture. Drawing on the expertise of a group of expert contributors, this book overviews 24 of the most recognizable and influential topics related to African American literature.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Icons.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
1: Angelou, Maya.
2: Baldwin, James Arthur.
3: Black Aesthetic.
4: Black Arts Movement.
5: Blues Aesthetic.
6: Dunbar, Paul Laurence.
7: Gates, Henry Louis Jr..
8: Harlem Renaissance.
9: Harris, E. Lynn.
10: Hughes, Langston.
11: Hurston, Zora Neale.
12: Invisible Man.
13: Jazz Aesthetic.
14: McMillan, Terry.
15: Morrison, Toni.
16: Mosley, Walter.
17: Native Son.
18: A Raisin in the Sun.
19: Signifying.
20: Slave Narrative.
21: The Souls of Black Folk.
22: Up from Slavery.
23: Walker, Alice.
24: Wilson, August.
About the Editor and Contributors.