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Author Stepto, Robert B

Title A home elsewhere : reading African American classics in the age of Obama / Robert B. Stepto

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  PS153.N5 S75 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PS153 N5 S75 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PS153.N5 S75 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 179 pages ; 22 cm
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Series [The W.E.B. Du Bois lectures]
W.E.B. Du Bois lectures
Note Series from jacket flap
Includes bibliographical references (p.[165]-170) and index
Contents Frederick Douglass, Barack Obama, and the search for patrimony -- W.E.B. Du Bois, Barack Obama, and the search for race : school house blues -- Toni Morrison, Barack Obama, and difference -- A greyhound kind of mood -- Sharing the thunder : the literary exchanges of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry Bibb, and Frederick Douglass -- Willard Savoy's Alien land : biracial identity in a novel of the 1940s -- Distrust of the reader in Afro-American narratives
LC subject American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
African Americans -- Intellectual life
Identity (Psychology) in literature
African Americans in literature
ISBN 9780674050969 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0674050967 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780674036031 (alk. paper)
0674036034 (alk. paper)