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Black images in American literature

  • 211 Pages
  • 1.97 MB
  • English

Hayden Book Co. , Rochelle Park, N.J
American literature -- African American authors., African Americans -- Literary collections., American litera
Statement[compiled by] Joan Cannady.
GenreLiterary collections.
SeriesHayden humanities series
ContributionsCannady, Joan.
LC ClassificationsPS509.N4 B5
The Physical Object
Pagination211 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4536953M
ISBN 100810457954
LC Control Number77002987

An examination of black images in American literature as projected and reflected in works by various black and white writers. Cannady comes to grip with questions such as: can white writers create black characters; can black writers describe anything but "the black experience;" and who creates a black image the author takes the position that "black and white Americans know each other well.

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