New African American Fiction
Published three times per year by Indiana University Press for the Hutchins Center at Harvard University, Transition is a unique forum for the freshest, most compelling ideas from and about the black world. Since its founding in Uganda in 1961, the magazine has kept apace of the rapid transformation of the African Diaspora and has remained a leading...
Publisher : Indiana University Press
published : 2015
Catch 22, Cather in the Rye, To Kill a Mocking Bird and Native Son - this guide deals with the themes, genre and narrative techniques of these four classic American novels, with an emphasis on providing a rich source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels. Amongst many other features you'll find inpsirational reading...
Publisher : Random House
published : 2012
This collection of essays attempts to analyse common assumptions about art, literature and criticism at the time of publication in 1895. Taking the position of ?a Philistine? , Spender argues against the ?new? art and fiction and encourages the average member of the public to state their opinion and give validation that the average view is just as...
Publisher : Taylor and Francis
published : 2016
African & American tells thestory of the much overlooked experience of first and second generation West Africanimmigrants and refugees in the United States during the last forty years. Interrogatingthe complex role of post-colonialism in the recent history of black America,Marilyn Halter and Violet Showers Johnson highlight the intricate patterns...
Publisher : NYU Press
published : 2014
This volume explores African American historical fiction written by women in the last four decades of the twentieth century. Nunes's approach to the textÂ emphasizes the narrative and thematic achievements of individual novelsÂ against the backdropÂ of the main trends and developments of the contemporary African American historical novel.
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
published : 2011
From Ishmael Reed and Toni Morrison to Colson Whitehead and Terry McMillan, Darryl Dickson-Carr offers a definitive guide to contemporary African American literature. This volume-the only reference work devoted exclusively to African American fiction of the last thirty-five years-presents a wealth of factual and interpretive information about the...
Publisher : Columbia University Press
published : 2005
An immensely popular genre, crime fiction has only in recent years been engaged significantly by African American authors. Historically, the racist stereotypes often central to crime fiction and the socially conservative nature of the genre presented problems for writing the black experience, and the tropes of justice and restoration of social order...
Publisher : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers
published : 2015
With close readings of more than twenty novels by writers including Ernest Gaines, Toni Morrison, Charles Johnson, Gloria Naylor, and John Edgar Wideman, Keith Byerman examines the trend among African American novelists of the late twentieth century to write about black history rather than about their own present. Employing cultural criticism and trauma...
Publisher : The University of North Carolina Press
published : 2006
Bruce Glasrud assembles the best information available on the themes, events, and personages of black New Mexico history.
Publisher : University of New Mexico Press
published : 2013