January 2003
Students' Guide to African American Literature, 1760 to the Pres;2003, p1
The article provides an overview of the book Students' Guide to African American Literature, 1760 to the Present. The textbook is designed to enhance the knowledge college students with little background knowledge about the subject. The book tackles the works of several African American authors including Toni Morrison and Ralph Ellison.


Related Articles

  • A Students' Guide to African American Literature, 1760 to the Present. Munro, Stephanie // European Journal of American Culture;2004, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p235 

    Reviews the book "A Student's Guide to African American Literature, 1760 to the Present," by Lovalerie King.

  • ELLISON, Ralph Waldo.  // Black Studies Primer;2008, p166 

    A brief profile of the late African American author Ralph Waldo Ellison is presented.

  • Assessing "What Was African American Literature?"; or, The State of the Field in the New Millennium: Our Mayan Prophecy. Bradley, Adam // African American Review;Winter2011, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p570 

    A literary criticism of the book "What Was African American Literature?" by Kenneth W. Warren is presented. It examines the relationship between segregation and African American literature and comments on political aspects of literature. African American authors discussed include Ralph Ellison,...

  • Nobel Prize in Literature.  // Columbia Guide to Contemporary African American Fiction;2005, p181 

    An encyclopedia entry about the Nobel Prize in Literature is presented. This ward is universally considered as the highest honor any author might receive for a lifetime of literary achievement. Novelist Toni Morrison is the only African American author to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature....

  • THE OKLAHOMA KID. Crouch, Stanley // New Republic;5/9/94, Vol. 210 Issue 19, p23 

    Presents an article about the contributions of African American author Ralph Ellison to the literary history of the U.S. Background of his literary career; Emphasis of his writings on issues related to racial discrimination and sexism; Challenges faced by the writer; Influence of his novels on...

  • WHAT AMERICA WOULD BE LIKE WITHOUT BLACKS.  // Time;4/6/1970, Vol. 95 Issue 14, p56 

    The article presents the views of Black Novelist Ralph Ellison, who is the author of "The Invisible Man and Shadow and Act" on the existence of America free of blacks. The author says that the fantasy of an America free of blacks is more like a primitive reflex, a throwback to the dim past of...

  • Listening to Ralph Ellison's music: Farida Belghoul and the question of invisibility. Talahite-Moodley, Anissa // International Journal of Francophone Studies;2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2/3, p305 

    Farida Belghoul's use of Ralph Ellison's notion of invisibility, in her novel Georgette! (Belghoul 1986) is an example of the ways in which migrant literature in France is part of littérature-monde by engaging in a dialogue with other literatures (in this case an African-American author)...

  • Juneteenth. Farrell, Beth // Library Journal;10/1/2012, Vol. 137 Issue 16, p39 

    A review is presented of the audiobook "Juneteenth," by Ralph Ellison, narrated by Joe morton.

  • Ellison, Ralph.  // Columbia Guide to Contemporary African American Fiction;2005, p100 

    An encyclopedia entry for Ralph Ellison is presented. Ellison has gained popularity in African American and American literature, for both the work he published during his lifetime and the extensive second novel he never actually completed and published. His literary reputation rested primarily...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics