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Black literature criticism

Black literature criticism

classic and emerging authors since 1950

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Published by Gale Cengage Learning in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- Black authors -- History and criticism,
  • African Americans -- Intellectual life,
  • African Americans in literature,
  • Blacks -- Intellectual life,
  • Blacks in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJelena O. Krstovic, project editor ; foreword by Howard Dodson.
    ContributionsKrstovic, Jelena O., Dodson, Howard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 B556 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23224460M
    ISBN 101414431716, 1414431724, 1414431732, 1414431708
    ISBN 109781414431710, 9781414431727, 9781414431734, 9781414431703
    LC Control Number2009290893


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Black Literature Criticism: Classic and Emerging Black Writers builds on the tradition established by the RUSA Award-Winning Black Literature Criticism (BLC), 1st Edition, published inand its Supplement, published in The new set is designed to stand alone or, for libraries that own the previous releases of BLC, to complement them with a wealth of new materials.

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