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Author Currie, Stephen, 1960-

Title African American literature [Gale EBooks electronic resource] / by Stephen Currie.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Lucent Books, c2011.
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Description 1 online resource (112 p.) : ill. (some col.), ports.
Series Lucent library of Black history
Gale virtual reference library
Lucent library of Black history.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : African American literature through the years -- Oral tradition and the first Black writers: 1600-1820 -- Slave and free : 1800-1865 -- After the Civil War : 1865-1915 -- The Harlem Renaissance : 1918-1940 -- Through the civil rights struggle? 1940-1969 -- Into a new century : 1970-present.
Summary Places important topics in context so that readers will understand the connection between black history and the sweep of America's story. This volume covers African American literature.
Subject African Americans -- History.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
African Americans in literature.
Added Author Gale Group.
Other Form: Original 9781420503838 (DLC) 2011003923
ISBN 9781420507256 (electronic book)
9781420503838 (hardcover)
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