New essays on the African American novel

From Hurston and Ellison to Morrison and Whitehead

Lovalerie King, Linda Furgerson Selzer

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Abstract

This collection contributes to scholarly discussions about the African American novel as a literary form. Essays respond to the general question, what has been the impact of the African American vernacular tradition from the spirituals, blues, gospel and jazz to hip hop on the structure and style of the modern African American novel?

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages281
ISBN (Electronic)9780230612754
ISBN (Print)9780230603271
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 30 2016

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  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 281 p.

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