The Resource The North Carolina roots of African American literature: : an anthology, William L. Andrews, general editor, (ebook)

The North Carolina roots of African American literature: : an anthology, William L. Andrews, general editor, (ebook)

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The North Carolina roots of African American literature: : an anthology
Title
The North Carolina roots of African American literature:
Title remainder
an anthology
Statement of responsibility
William L. Andrews, general editor
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Language
eng
Summary
The first African American to publish a book in the South, the author of the first female slave narrative in the United States, the father of black nationalism in America--these and other founders of African American literature have a surprising connection to one another: they all hailed from the state of North Carolina.This collection of poetry, fiction, autobiography, and essays showcases some of the best work of eight influential African American writers from North Carolina during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In his introduction, William L. Andrews explores the reasons why black North Carolinians made such a disproportionate contribution (in quantity and lasting quality) to African American literature as compared to that of other southern states with larger African American populations. The authors in this anthology parlayed both the advantages and disadvantages of their North Carolina beginnings into sophisticated perspectives on the best and the worst of which humanity, in both the South and the North, was capable. They created an African American literary tradition unrivaled by that of any other state in the South. Writers included here are Charles W. Chesnutt, Anna Julia Cooper, David Bryant Fulton, George Moses Horton, Harriet Jacobs, Lunsford Lane, Moses Roper, and David Walker
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Midwest
Dewey number
810.8/08960730756
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Andrews, William L.
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Electronic books
  • North Carolina
  • African Americans
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adult
Label
The North Carolina roots of African American literature: : an anthology, William L. Andrews, general editor, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807877050
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719848
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11719848
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MWT11719848
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The North Carolina roots of African American literature: : an anthology, William L. Andrews, general editor, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807877050
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719848
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11719848
System control number
MWT11719848
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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