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African-American Literature


William L. Andrews. To Tell a Free Story: The First Century of Afro-American Autobiography, 1769-1865. University of Illinois Press. 1986. 353pp.

Jerry H. Bryant. Victims and Heroes: Racial Violence in the African American Novel. University of Massachusetts Press. 1997. 374pp.

Keith Eldon Byerman. Remembering the Past in Contemporary African American Fiction. University of North Carolina Press. 2005. 228pp.

Hazel V. Carby. Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist. Oxford University Press. 1987. 240pp.

Melvin Dixon. Ride Out the Wilderness: Geography and Identity in Afro-American Literature. University of Illinois Press. 1987. 182pp.

Madelyn Jablon. Black Metafiction: Self-Consciousness in African American Literature. University of Iowa Press. 1997. 209pp.

Augusta Rohrbach. Truth Stranger Than Fiction: Race, Realism, and the U.S. Literary Marketplace. Macmillan. 2002. 153pp.

James Edward Smethurst. The New Red Negro: The Literary Left and African American Poetry, 1930-1946. Oxford University Press. 1999. 288pp.

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