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Title White scholars/African American texts [electronic resource] / edited by Lisa A. Long.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2005.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 247 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-234) and index.
Contents "White scholars/African American texts" / Lisa A. Long -- "Naming the problem that led to the question 'Who shall teach African American literature?' ; or, Are we ready to disband the Wheatley court?" / Nellie Y. McKay -- Liberalism, authority, and authenticity : "theme for African American literature B" / Russ Castronovo -- "Race walks in the room : white teachers in Black studies" / John Ernest -- "Naming the problem embedded in the problem that led to the question 'Who shall teach African American literature?' ; or, Are we ready to discard the concept of authenticity altogether?" / Leslie W. Lewis -- "Turning impossibilities into possibilities : a white scholar of Black literature at Tuskegee" / Barbara A. Baker -- Training and working in the field : "Before positionality" / William L. Andrews -- "White scholars in African American literary circles : appropriation or cultural literacy?" / Venetria K. Patton -- "Knowing your 'stuff,' knowing yourself" / April Conley Kilinski and Amanda M. Lawrence -- "At close range : being Black and mentoring whites in African American studies" / Barbara McCaskill -- Beyond Black and white : "Faulty analogies-queer white critics reading African American texts" / Sabine Meyer -- "The colour of the critic : an intervention in the critical debate in African American theory on interpretive authority" / Nita N. Kumar -- "Between Rome, Harlem, and Harlan" / Alessandro Portelli -- "The stepsister and the clan : when the native teaches African American literature" / Ngwarsungu Chiwengo -- "Twelve years with Martin Delany : a confession" / Robert S. Levine -- "Master thoughts" / Dale M. Bauer -- "Writing about Gwendolyn Brooks anyway" / James D. Sullivan -- "Truth and talent in interpreting ethnic American autobiography : from white to Black and beyond" / Kimberly Rae Connor.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject African Americans -- Study and teaching (Higher)
African Americans -- Historiography.
American literature -- African American authors -- Study and teaching.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
Whites -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Teachers, White -- United States.
Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- United States.
Education, Higher -- Political aspects -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Long, Lisa A.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0813535980 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813535999 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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