Lucent Library of Black History: African American Literature: Sharing Powerful Stories, 1st Edition

  • Meghan Sharif
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534560785
  • ISBN-13: 9781534560789
  • DDC: 810.9
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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In this book, readers discover the challenges black authors have faced in having their work published and being taken seriously by critics and readers alike. Engaging sidebars and detailed photographs augment this comprehensive overview of the racism that still persists in the publishing industry.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Setting the Scene: A Timeline.
2: Introduction African American Literature: An Overview.
3: Stories Spoken and Sung: 1600–1800.
4: Stories of Slavery: 1800–1865.
5: Postbellum Stories: 1865–1918.
6: New York City Stories: 1918–1940.
7: Civil Rights Stories: 1940–1969.
8: Today's Stories: 1970–Present.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.