The Wiley Blackwell Anthology of African American Literature (Blackwell Anthologies)
By: Gene Andrew Jarrett (editor)Paperback
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The Wiley Blackwell Anthology of African American Literature is a comprehensive collection of poems, short stories, novellas, novels, plays, autobiographies, and essays authored by African Americans from the eighteenth century until the present. Evenly divided into two volumes, it is also the first such anthology to be conceived and published for both classroom and online education in the new millennium.
* Reflects the current scholarly and pedagogic structure of African American literary studies * Selects literary texts according to extensive research on classroom adoptions, scholarship, and the expert opinions of leading professors * Organizes literary texts according to more appropriate periods of literary history, dividing them into seven sections that accurately depict intellectual, cultural, and political movements * Includes more reprints of entire works and longer selections of major works than any other anthology of its kind * Works hand-in-hand with the Wiley Blackwell Companion to African American Literature, a landmark collection of essays which presents secondary criticism by eminent scholars on many texts and movements featured in the Anthology More information on Volume 1 More information on Volume 2
Gene Andrew Jarrett is Professor and Chair of the Department of English at Boston University. He earned his A.B. in English from Princeton University and his A.M. and Ph.D. in English from Brown University. Jarrett is the author of Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature (2011) and Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature (2007), and the editor or co-editor of several volumes and collections of African American literature and literary criticism. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. Editorial Advisory Board Daphne A. Brooks, Princeton University Joanna Brooks, San Diego State University Margo Natalie Crawford, Cornell University Madhu Dubey, University of Illinois, Chicago Michele Elam, Stanford University Philip Gould, Brown University George B. Hutchinson, Cornell University Marlon B. Ross, University of Virginia Cherene M. Sherrard-Johnson, University of Wisconsin, Madison James Edward Smethurst, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Werner Sollors, Harvard University John Stauffer, Harvard University Jeffrey Allen Tucker, University of Rochester Ivy G. Wilson, Northwestern University
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