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Author Jarrett, Gene Andrew, 1975-

Title Representing the race : a new political history of African American literature / Gene Andrew Jarrett

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : New York University Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  PS153.N5 J398 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  PS153.N5 J398 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PS153.N5 J398 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 263 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 211 - 248) and index
Contents Toward a political history of African American literature -- The politics of early African American literature -- The culture of racial politics after slavery -- New Negro politics from reconstruction to the Harlem Renaissance -- The geopolitics of African American autobiography between the world wars -- Copyright law, free speech, and the transformative value of African American literature -- The political audacity of Barack Obama's literature -- The politics of African American literature after Obama
LC subject American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism
Politics and literature -- United States -- History and criticism
African Americans -- Intellectual life
ISBN 9780814743386 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0814743382 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780814743393 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0814743390 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
9780814743409 (e-book)
0814743404 (e-book)