The volumes in this set, originally published between 1995 and 1999, is a collection of works by leading academics on African American Literature. The set provides a rigorous examination of the effect of music in the culture of African American society, and how it has impacted the literature of African American writers, it also looks at the presentation of black women in the writings of both black and white writers throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century. Finally the book looks at the experience of black writers living abroad. This set will be of particular interest to students and practitioners of literature, history and specifically black American history.
Table of Contents
1. The Foremother Figure in Early Black Women's Literature: Clothed in my Right Mind, Jacqueline K. Bryant.
2. The Music in African American Fiction, Robert H. Cataliotti
3. Black writers Abroad: A Study of Black American Writers in Europe and Africa, Robert Coles