CHAPTER III: Fiction 1865-1911
- Chesnutt: Stories, Novels, and Essays [book]. Richards, Phillip M. // Commentary;Sep2002, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p70
Reviews the book 'Chesnutt: Stories, Novels, and Essays,' edited by Werner Sollors.
- Craft versus Commerce. // Black Issues Book Review;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p45
Focuses on the trends in Afro-American fiction writing. Comments from literary agents about commercial fiction; Challenges being faced by commercial fiction writers; Lack of black male writers.
- "Illuminating the Darkened Corridors": An Interview with Alexs Pate. Link, Katherine // African American Review;Winter2002, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p597
Interviews writer and poet Alexs Pate about his novels and poetry. Exploration of the themes of guilt and innocence; Examination of the philosophies of his writing; Importance of African American male writers; State of contemporary African American literature.
- Contemporary African American Fiction and the Politics of Postmodernism. Dubey, Madhu // Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring/Summer2002, Vol. 35 Issue 2/3, p151
Examines the analogical relations between Afro-American novels and the discourse of postmodernism. Contention that Afro-American literature was postmodern; Views of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on Afro-American novels; Implication of the subversive political propensity of postmodern formal...
- Chapter 8: Narrative Patternings of Resistance in Frances E.W. Harper's Iola Leroy and Pauline Hopkins' Contending Forces. DIANA, VANESSA HOLFORD // Black Women's Intellectual Traditions;2007, p172
Chapter 8 of the book "Black Women's Intellectual Traditions: Speaking Their Minds," edited by Kristin Waters and Carol B. Conaway is presented. Frances E. W. Harper's "Iola Leroy" and Pauline Hopkins' "Contending Forces" are provided where the heroines are depicted as independent, revolutionary...
- Raising Voices, Lifting Shadows: Competing Voice-Paradigms in Frances E. W. Harper's "Iola Leroy." Christmann, James // African American Review;Spring2000, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p5
Examines the novel "Iola Leroy," by Frances E. W. Harper. Dual climaxes of the novel; Recognition of African-American solidarity and community across class and culture lines; Attempt of Harper to portray the post-war African-American society.
- To Everything a Season. Dodson, Angela P. // Black Issues Book Review;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p7
The article presents the author's opinion on the market for African-American books. We can recall when books for or about African Americans were few and far between. They were often released only in the weeks leading up to February because publishers wanted the sales and the publicity from news...
- Black Fiction (Book). Smith, Barbara // New Republic;1/4/75, Vol. 172 Issue 1/2, p28
Reviews the book "Black Fiction," by Roger Rosenblatt.
- Epilogue. Dandridge, Rita D. // Black Women's Activism: Reading African American Women's Histori;2004, p89
A chapter of the book "Black Women's Activism: Reading African American Women's Historical Romances" is presented. It focuses on the study of historical romances of African American women. It says the main goal of the narratives is to counter and expand depictions of such women in African...