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The Wiley Blackwell Anthology of African American Literature

Volume 1, 1746--1920 · Blackwell Anthologies

by Gene Andrew Jarrett

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The Wiley Blackwell Anthology of African American Literature is a comprehensive collection of poems, short stories, novellas, novels, plays, autobiographies, and essays authored by African Americans from the eighteenth century until the present.  Evenly divided into two volumes, it is also the first such anthology to be conceived and published for both classroom and online education in the new millennium. 

  • Reflects the current scholarly and pedagogic structure of African American literary studies
  • Selects literary texts according to extensive research on classroom adoptions, scholarship, and the expert opinions of leading professors
  • Organizes literary texts according to more appropriate periods of literary history, dividing them into seven sections that accurately depict intellectual, cultural, and political movements
  • Includes more reprints of entire works and longer selections of major works than any other anthology of its kind
  • This first volume contains a comprehensive collection of texts authored by African Americans from the eighteenth century until the 1920s
  • The two volumes of this landmark anthology can also be bought as a set, at over 20% savings.

    Publication Details

    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Imprint:
    Wiley-Blackwell
    Publication Date:
    2014
    Series:
    Blackwell Anthologies

    Format

    • Kindle Book
    • OverDrive Read
    • Adobe PDF eBook 10 MB
    • Adobe EPUB eBook 2.1 MB

    Gene Andrew Jarrett (Editor)

    Gene Andrew Jarrett is Professor and Chair of the Department of English at Boston University. He earned his A.B. in English from Princeton University and his A.M. and Ph.D. in English from Brown University. Jarrett is the author of Representing th...

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