- Afro--American Literature And Negritude. Feuser, W.F. // Comparative Literature;Fall76, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p289
Discusses Afro-American literature and the concept of Negritude. Theme of a poem of Phillis Wheatley; Origin of the awakening of the Black consciousness in the Western world; Views on the concept of Negritude.
- "Mothers of Tomorrow": The New Negro Renaissance and the Politics of Maternal Representation. Stavney, Anne // African American Review;Winter98, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p533
Assesses the literary works of Afro-American women. Motivations and cultural effects of Negro women's poetry and fiction; Examination of the black male responses to the persistent attacks on black women's morality and sexual conduct; Contest between black women's writing and white racist imaging.
- Out of print, out of mind. Kniffel, Leonard // American Libraries;Feb89, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p100
Focuses on the unavailability of important black literature in the United States. Examples of Black Americana titles that have been declared out of print; Reasons given by publishers for terminating the publication of certain titles; Problems that librarians have in procuring titles that are...
- Center for Black Literature hosts National Black Writers Conference at Medgar Evers College. // New York Amsterdam News;4/14/2016, Vol. 107 Issue 16, p9
The article discusses the National Black Writers Conference (NBWC) of African Americans sponsored by Center for Black Literature on richness of Black literature that was held at Medgar Evers College in New York City in 2016.
- Language and Voice: When is it distinctively Black? Madhubuti, Haki R. // Black Issues Book Review;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p28
This article elaborates the characteristics of Afro-American literature. Included is a description of the Afro-American literature language and a discussion on how many African Americans received their intellectual substance from the language of black writers and poets.
- opening lines. Bass, Patrik Henry // Essence (Essence);Dec2001, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p84
Provides information on the Afro-American book 'The Harris Family,' by R.M. Johnson.
- Beyond the Color Line and the Iron Curtain: Reading Encounters Between Black and Red, 1932-1963 (Book). Plummer, Brenda Gayle // Journal of African American History;Summer2004, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p280
Reviews the book "Beyond the Color Line and the Iron Curtain: Reading Encounters Between Black and Red, 1932-1963," by Kate A. Baldwin.
- Black is the Color of the Comsos: Essays on Afro-American Literature and Culture, 1942-1981. Butcher, P. // World Literature Today;Summer83, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p464
Reviews the book "Black Is the Color of the Cosmos: Essays on Afro-American Literature and Culture, 1942-1981," by Charles T. Davis, edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
- Books from parallel cultures: Celebrating a silver anniversary. Bishop, Rudine Sims // Horn Book Magazine;Mar/Apr93, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p175
The article celebrates the 25th anniversary of the book "Zeely," by Virginia Hamilton. The author reflects on the book's contribution to young adult literature featuring African American characters and discusses the uniqueness of the characters and the plot of the book. Comments from Hamilton...