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African American Literature


African American review. Terre Haute, Ind. : Dept. of English, Indiana State University, c1992- (PCT Library; Quarterly Periodical) 

Black American literature forum. Terre Haute, IN, School of Education, etc., Indiana State University  (PCT Library; Quarterly Periodical) 

Baker, Houston A. Long black song; essays in Black American literature and culture. Charlottesville, University Press of Virginia. 1972 156 p (PCT Library: E184.65 .B34  )

Barksdale, Richard K.[and] Keneth Kinnamon.  ed. Black writers of America; a comprehensive anthology. New York, Macmillan 1972. 917 p.  (PCT Library: PS508 .N3 B35 )

Bone, Robert. The Negro novel in America. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1958. 268 p. (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 B6)

Christian, Barbara. Black feminist criticism : perspectives on Black women writers. New York : Pergamon Press, c1985.  261 p.  (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 C47 1985 )

Cook, Mercer and Stephen E. Henderson. The militant black writer in Africa and the United States. Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 1969. (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 C65 )

Davis, Arthur Paul. [and] Saunders Redding. ed. Cavalcade; Negro American writing from 1760 to the present. Boston, Houghton Mifflin. 1971. 905 p. (PCT Library: PS508 .N3 D27 )

Davis, Jane. The white image in the Black mind : a study of African American literature. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000. (PCT Library: PS173 .W46 D38 2000  )

Draper, James P., ed. Black literature criticism : excerpts from criticism of the most significant works of Black authors over the past 200 years. Detroit : Gale Research, c1992-.  (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 B556 1992 )

Dubey, Madhu. Black women novelists and the nationalist aesthetic. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1994. (PCT Library: PS374 .N4 D78 1994)

Evans, Mari. ed. Black women writers (1950-1980) : a critical evaluation.  Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Books, 1984. 543 p. (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 B558 1984 )

Foster, Frances Smith. Written by herself : literary production by African American women, 1746-1892 Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1993.  206 p. (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 F68 1993)

Gates, Henry Louis. Loose canons : notes on the culture wars. New York : Oxford University Press, 1992. 199 p.  (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 G275 1992)

Gates, Henry Louis. ed. Reading black, reading feminist : a critical anthology.  New York : Meridian Book, 1990. 534 p. (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 R38 1990)

Gates, Henry Louis. The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of Afro-American Literary Criticism. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1988.

Gibson, Donald B.  ed. Five Black writers; essays on Wright, Ellison, Baldwin, Hughes, and Le Roi Jones. New York, New York University Press, 1970. 310 p. (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 G5 )

Holloway, Karla F. C., Codes of conduct : race, ethics, and the color of our character. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1995.  (PCT Library: E185.625 .H65 1995)

Hubbard, Dolan. The sermon and the African American literary imagination. Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 1996, c1994. (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 H83 1996B )

Nasta, Susheila, ed. Motherlands : Black women's writing from Africa, the Caribbean, and South Asia. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1992. (PCT Library: PR9340.5 .M67 1992)

North, Michael. The dialect of modernism : race, language, and twentieth-century literature. New York : Oxford University Press, 1994. (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 N67 1994) 

Margolies, Edward. Native sons; a critical study of twentieth-century Negro American authors. Philadelphia, Lippincott [1968]  210 p. (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 M26) 

Sundquist, Eric J.  To wake the nations : race in the making of American literature. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1993. (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 S9 1993 ) 

Taylor, Clyde. The mask of art : breaking the aesthetic contract--film and literature. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1998.  (PCT Library: PN1995.9 .N4 T38 1998 )

Wagner, Jean, Uniform title:  [Poètes Nègres des États-Unis. English UNAUTHORIZED] Black poets of the United States; from Paul Laurence Dunbar to Langston Hughes. Translated by Kenneth Douglas. Urbana, University of Illinois Press [1973] 561 p. (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 W313 )

Wall, Cheryl A. Women of the Harlem renaissance. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1995. (PCT Library: PS153 .N5 W33 1995)