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A vital encyclopedic reference, Encyclopedia of African-American Literature publications readers in the course of the wealthy historical past of African-American writing. greater than 500 attractive entries disguise the folk, works, and occasions that experience come to outline African-American literature. This helpful source contains such authors as James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Langston Hughes, Gayl Jones, Ralph Ellison, and Gloria Naylor, and significant works akin to A Raisin within the solar, local Son, the colour pink, and Invisible guy. those entries are more advantageous by way of bibliographies that support readers pursue additional examine. extra entries contain characters, periodicals, very important anthologies, routine, thoughts, and different similar themes. Spanning the colonial interval to the Harlem Renaissance and modernist sessions to the Black Aesthetics stream to the modern age, this booklet offers accomplished assurance of the heritage of African-American literature.

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