CHAPTER VI: Contemporary Fiction

January 2003
Students' Guide to African American Literature, 1760 to the Pres;2003, p147
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This chapter discusses the works of contemporary African American fiction writers. The representative works of fiction that will be considered include Ishmael Reed's Mumbo Jumbo, Alice Walker's The Color Purple, Gloria Naylor's The Women of Brewster Place, Toni Morrison's Beloved, Randall Kenan's A Visitation of Spirits, Charles Johnson's Middle Passage, Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower and Afrekete and Alice Randall's The Wind Done Gone.


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