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Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture.
Notes on Contributors.
1: The Literatures of Africa, Middle Passage, Slavery, and Freedom: The Early and Antebellum Periods, c.1750–1865.
2: Back to the Future: Eighteenth-Century Transatlantic Black Authors.
3: Africa in Early African American Literature.
4: Ports of Call, Pulpits of Consultation: Rethinking the Origins of African American Literature.
5: The Constitution of Toussaint: Another Origin of African American Literature.
6: Religion in Early African American Literature.
7: The Economies of the Slave Narrative.
8: The 1850s: The First Renaissance of Black Letters.
9: African American Literary Nationalism.
10: Periodicals, Print Culture, and African American Poetry.
11: New Negro Aesthetics, Culture, and Politics: The Modern Period, 1865–c.1940.
12: Racial Uplift and the Literature of the New Negro.
13: The Dialect of New Negro Literature.
14: African American Literary Realism, 1865–1914.
15: Folklore and African American Literature in the Post-Reconstruction Era.
16: The Harlem Renaissance: The New Negro at Home and Abroad.
17: Transatlantic Collaborations: Visual Culture in African American Literature.
18: Aesthetic Hygiene: Marcus Garvey, W.E.B. Du Bois, and the Work of Art.
19: African American Modernism and State Surveillance.
20: Reforming the Canon, Tradition, and Criticism of African American Literature: The Contemporary Period, c.1940–Present.
21: The Chicago Renaissance.
22: Jazz and African American Literature.
23: The Black Arts Movement.
24: Humor in African American Literature.
25: Neo-Slave Narratives.
26: Popular Black Women's Fiction and the Novels of Terry McMillan.
27: African American Science Fiction.
28: Latino/a Literature and the African Diaspora.
29: African American Literature and Queer Studies: The Conundrum of James Baldwin.
30: African American Literature and Psychoanalysis.