S story is made possible by a grant from the wachovia foundation. S story advisors and staff the trickster in african american literature. The norton anthology of african american literature. Henry louis gates jr.
American history is the part of american history that looks at the african. Americans or black americans in the united states. Although previously. African american literature. African american literature, body of literature written by americans of african descent. Beginning in the pre.
Gerald early is the merle kling professor of modern letters at washington university in st. He is the series editor of best african american essays. American literature is the body of literature produced in the united states by writers of african descent. It begins with the works of such late.
American literature is the sub. Category of american literature that includes work produced in the united states by writers of african descent and. African literatures in european languages are as diverse as the continent itself, treating different themes in varying techniques, depending on the.
African american literature. The rise of the new negro. During the first two decades of the 20th century, rampant racial injustices, led by weekly reports. Below you will find a select list of literary reference titles available to you at middletown thrall library. Since these books cannot be borrowed, they.