Blacks in Eden: African American Novel's First Century

Blacks in Eden: African American Novel's First Century

By: J.Lee Greene (author)Paperback

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This work examines African-American fiction, discussing how African-American novelists worked with the same mythic materials as their white counterparts, but inverted Anglo-American constructions. Relating the novel to history, it shows how they refuted Anglo-Americans' record of history.

About Author

Jack P. Greene is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at The Johns Hopkins University. He has published extensively, and his books include Peripheries and Center: Constitutional Development in the Extended Polities of the British Empire and the United States, 1607-1783; and Pursuits of Happiness: The Social Development of the Early Modern British Colonies and the Formation of American Culture.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780813916712
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780813916712
  • ISBN10: 0813916712

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