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by Barbara Christian

Category: History and Criticism
Subcategory: Fiction
Author: Barbara Christian
ISBN: 031325057X
ISBN13: 978-0313250576
Language: English
Publisher: Greenwood; 1st Edition edition (July 24, 1985)
Pages: 275
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African-American literature is the body of literature produced in the United States by writers of African descent. It begins with the works of such late 18th-century writers as Phillis Wheatley.

African-American literature is the body of literature produced in the United States by writers of African descent. Before the high point of slave narratives, African-American literature was dominated by autobiographical spiritual narratives.

African-American culture, also known as Black American culture, refers to the contributions of African Americans to the culture of the United States, either as part of or distinct from mainstream American culture. The distinct identity of African-American culture is rooted in the historical experience of the African-American people, including the Middle Passage. The culture is both distinct and enormously influential on American and global worldwide culture as a whole.

African-American studies (alternately named Afroamerican studies, or in US education, black studies) is an interdisciplinary academic field that is primarily devoted to the study of the history, culture.

African-American studies (alternately named Afroamerican studies, or in US education, black studies) is an interdisciplinary academic field that is primarily devoted to the study of the history, culture, and politics of black people from the United States. African American studies are a sub-field of African diaspora studies and Africana studies, the study of the people of African origin worldwide.

It is a provocative and compelling book. Series: Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies: Contempo. In just over 150 pages, Patricia Morton surveys a vast body of historical and sociological writing to explore how black women have been treated by this 'literature of fact. "-Canadian Journal of History. It is a provocative and compelling book. -Canadian Journal of History.

Black Women Novelists book. Traces the traditions of Black American literature and examines the. Black Women Novelists: The Development of a Tradition, 1892-1976 (Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies, No 52). by. Barbara Christian.

African American literature, body of literature written by Americans of. .

African American literature, body of literature written by Americans of African descent. Beginning in the pre-Revolutionary War period, African American writers have engaged in a creative, if often contentious, dialogue with American letters. The result is a literature rich in expressive subtlety and social insight, offering illuminating assessments of American identities and history. African Americans launched their literature in North America during the second half of the 18th century, joining the war of words between England and its rebellious colonies with a special sense of mission.

Black Women Novelists: The Development of a Tradition, 1892-1976 (Contributions in Afro-American and . Barbara Christian (1943-2000) was an acclaimed professor of African American studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

Black Women Novelists: The Development of a Tradition, 1892-1976 (Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies).

African-American Women Writers. On being awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993, author Toni Morrison (1931-) declared: "Winning as an American is very special, but winning as a black American is a knockout.

African American women have been novelists, poets, journalists, playwrights, and feminist theorists. African American women writers have helped bring the black woman's experience to life for millions of readers

African American women have been novelists, poets, journalists, playwrights, and feminist theorists. Meet more than 20 such women here. African American women writers have helped bring the black woman's experience to life for millions of readers. They've written of what it was like to live in slavery, what Jim Crow America was like, and what 20th and 21st century America has been like for black women. They're listed from the earliest to the latest.

Traces the traditions of Black American literature and examines the novels of Paule Marshall, Toni Morrison and Alice Walker. ISBN13:9780313207501. Release Date:October 1980.

A well-written, intellectually stimulating study, it is an important contribution to Afro-American literary history, a ground-breaking work. Highly recommended for all audiences. Choice

This exciting survey documents the evolution of images of black women in black fiction from 1892 to 1976. . . . The lucidity of the treatment, the broadness of scope, and the sheer heart that Christian has put in along with the scholarly trappings will make this compelling for both academics and lay readers. Library Journal

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