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Title:
The contemporary African American novel : its folk roots and modern literary branches
Author:
Bell, Bernard W.
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Publication Information:
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xxviii, 490 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Sequel to: The Afro-American novel and its tradition.
Language:
English
Contents:
Mapping the rhetoric, politics, and poetics of representaton in the contemporary African American novel -- Roots of the contemporary African American novel -- Mapping the peaks and valleys of the African American novel (1853-1962) -- Forms of neorealism : critical and poetic realism (1962-1983) -- Modernism and postmodernism (1962-1983) -- Continuity and change in ethnic tropes of identity formation (1983-2001) -- New black aesthetic : Eurocentric metafiction and African Americentric tropes of transcultural identity and community (1983-2001).

Contemporary African American paraliterature : science/speculative fiction, gay/lesbian, and detective/mystery novels and romances (1983-2001).
ISBN:
9781558494732

9781558494725
Format :
Book

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