This unique volume provides each writers reflection on her work, an evaluation of that writer by two perceptive critics, and detailed biographical and bibliographical data. Included are Maya Angelou, Toni Cade Bambara, Nikki Giovanni, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and ten other outstanding writers.
Call Number: ON DISPLAY Blue Ash Stacks GR111.A47 .F76 2002
Publication Date: 2002
An extraordinary celebration of African-American life and culture brings together four hundred years of African-American folklore, traditional tales, recipes, proverbs, legends, folk songs, and folk art by Paul Laurence Dunbar, Zora Neal Hurston, Jelly Roll Morton, and others.
In It's All Love, Black writers celebrate the complexity, power, danger, and glory of love in all its many forms: romantic, familial, communal, and sacred. It's All Love is a dazzling, delightfully diverse exploration of the wonderful gift of love.
In Street Lit: Representing the Urban Landscape, Keenan Norris has assembled a varied collection of articles, essays, interviews, and poems that capture the spirit of urban fiction and nonfiction produced from the 1950s through the present day.
In Unchained Voices, Vincent Carretta has assembled the most comprehensive anthology ever published of writings by eighteenth-century people of African descent, enabling many of these authors to be heard clearly for the first time in two centuries. Their writings reflect the surprisingly diverse experiences of blacks on both sides of the Atlantic-America, Britain, the West Indies, and Africa - between 1760 and 1798.