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Routledge Introduction to African American Literature (Paperback) (D. Quentin Miller)

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The Routledge Introduction to African American Literature considers the key literary, political, historical and intellectual contexts of African American literature from its origins to the present, and also provides students with an analysis of the most up-to-date literary trends and debates in African American literature. This accessible and engaging guide covers a variety of essential topics such as:

  • The origins of African American Literature
  • The Emergence of Slave Narratives
  • The Harlem Renaissance
  • Mid-twentieth century black American Literature
  • Literature of the civil rights and Black Power era
  • Contemporary African American Writing
  • Key theoretical debates within the field

Examining the relationship between the literature and its sociopolitical contexts, Quentin Miller covers key authors and works as well as less canonical writers and themes, including iterature and music, female authors, ****** writing and Transnational black writing.

Number of Pages: 186
Genre: Literary Criticism
Sub-Genre: American / African-American
Series Title: Routledge Introductions to American Literature
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: D. Quentin Miller
Language: English
Street Date: February 19, 2016
TCIN: 21405220
UPC: 9780415839655
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-5337
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