The Cambridge Companion to American Civil Rights Literature by Julie Armstrong

By Julie Armstrong

The Cambridge better half to American Civil Rights Literature brings jointly top students to check the numerous traditions, genres, and issues of civil rights literature. whereas civil rights scholarship has mostly taken with documentary instead of artistic writing, and political instead of cultural historical past, this significant other addresses the distance and offers college scholars with an unlimited advent to a magnificent diversity of authors, together with Richard Wright, Lorraine Hansberry, Gwendolyn Brooks, James Baldwin, Amiri Baraka, and Toni Morrison. obtainable to undergraduates and lecturers alike, this significant other surveys the severe panorama of a swiftly growing to be box and lays the basis for destiny studies.

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