Black Writers of America: A Comprehensive Anthology (Paperback)

A Comprehensive Anthology

By Richard Barksdale, Keneth Kinnamon

Pearson, 9780137793990, 944pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 1997



For courses focusing on African American Writers. These courses are offered in English Departments, Ethnic Studies Departments, and African-American Studies Departments. This comprehensive collection of Afro-American literature from its beginnings to the 1970s provides a generous selection of autobiographies, essays, speeches, letters, political pamphlets, histories, journals, and folk literature as well as poems, plays, and stories all chosen for their artistic and social significance. A carefully structured organization and the scope and diversity of selections make the anthology suitable to a variety of approaches chronological, by topic, by theme, or by genre.