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Masterpieces of African-american Literature

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A unique and vital guide that summarizes, explains and evaluates the greatest works of African-American literature — including articles on writings from James Baldwin, W. E. B. DuBois, Langston Hughes, Malcolm X, Toni Morrison and many more.

Book News Annotation:

This companion volume to Masterpieces of World Literature (1989) highlights the literary achievements of African-American authors from the 18th century to the present with individual articles on 149 major works of fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry. Each article contains the important facts and dates of authorship along with analyses of characters, settings, themes, and plots.
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About the Author

Dr. Frank N. Magill has been a writer and editor of distinguished reference works for the past forty years. John K. Roth is Russell K. Pitzer Professor of Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California. In 1988, he was named Professor of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062700667
Editor:
Magill, Frank N.
Publisher:
Collins Reference
Author:
Magill, Frank N.
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Afro-Americans in literature -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
African Americans in literature
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
no. 3
Publication Date:
19921208
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
9.59x7.65x1.85 in. 2.57 lbs.

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