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Author Washington, Robert E., 1941-

Title The ideologies of African American literature : from the Harlem Renaissance to the Black nationalist revolt : a sociology of literature perspective / Robert E. Washington.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2001.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  810.9896073 W278i 2001    ---  Available
Description ix, 363 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-347) and index.
Contents The era of the primitivist school : the beginning of Black American literature's public role -- The era of the naturalistic protest school : the politicization of Black American literature -- The era of the existentialist school : political disillusionment and retreat into individualism -- The era of the moral suasion school : political re-engagement through protest for civil rights -- Amiri Baraka and the rise of the counterhegemonic Black cultural nationalist school -- A theoretical overview.
Subject American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Politics and government.
African Americans in literature.
Black nationalism in literature.
Harlem Renaissance.
Black nationalism.
ISBN 0742509508 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0742509494 (alk. paper)

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