The North Carolina Roots of African American Literature An Anthology by William L. (ed.) Andrews

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .

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  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American literature,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • American - African-American,
  • African American literature; slave narratives; George Moses Horton; David Walker; Moses Roper; Lunsford Lane; Harriet Jacobs; Anna Julia Cooper; David Bryant Fulton; Charles W. Chesnutt; North Carolina literature; southern literature; southern history; black writers;,
  • Literary Collections / American / African-American,
  • American - African American,
  • African American authors,
  • African Americans,
  • Intellectual life,
  • North Carolina

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7973014M
ISBN 100807856657
ISBN 109780807856659

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The first African American to publish a book in the South, the author of the first female slave narrative in the United States, the father of black nationalism in America--these and other founders of African American literature have a surprising connection to one another: they all hailed from the state of North Carolina.

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Works Consulted: Bobo, Kristina, "Moses Roper," in The North Carolina Roots of African American Literature: An Anthology, edited by William L. Andrews, Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, ; Finseth, Ian Fredrick, introduction to A Narrative of the Adventures & Escape of Moses Roper, in North Carolina Slave Narratives: The.

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Nationalists Martin Delany and Alexander Crummell were two late nineteenth century African American thinkers who traveled to Africa and incorporated ideas of Africa into their work. Delany spent a brief period in Liberia (), while Crummell spent almost twenty years there as a.

James Smethurst's The African American Roots of Modernism is an impressively thorough and provocative account of the impact of African American literature on modernism in the United States. While previous scholarship has addressed the [End Page ] importance of African American culture, and especially language and music, on the development of modernism, this book Author: John Lowney.

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Emotionally taken over at times, I listened with tears in my eyes. The most renowned poet of the period was Phillis Wheatley, (), who was the first African American to publish a book and the first to achieve international stature as a t from Africa, Wheatley was sold at a slave .The Way We do: A Preliminary Investigation of the African Roots of African American Performance.

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