The Assimilationist Impulse in Four African American Narratives: Frederick Douglas, James Weldon Johnson, Richard Wright and LeRoi Jones

The Assimilationist Impulse in Four African American Narratives: Frederick Douglas, James Weldon Johnson, Richard Wright and LeRoi Jones

By: Gordon E. Thompson (author)Hardback

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1 Frederick Douglass and Assimilation in the 1845 Narrative; 2 Figures of Acculturation in Douglass, Stowe, and Washington; 3 The Chameleon of Uplift in James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man; 4 Richard Wright and Reactionary Assimilation; 5 "A Tradition You Ought to Feel Repressed By": The Ex-Assimilation of LeRoiJones.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773415553
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780773415553
  • ISBN10: 0773415556

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