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Jarrett, Gene Andrew

Wiley Blackwell Anthology of African American Literature Volume 2

1920 to Present

€ 108.85

The Wiley-Blackwell Anthology of African American Literature is a comprehensive collection of poems, short stories, novellas, novels, plays, autobiographies, and essays authored by African Americans from the eighteenth century until the present.

Taal / Language : English

Table of Contents (by Chronology) Editorial Advisory Board Preface Introduction Principles of Selection and Editorial Procedures Acknowledgments Table of Contents by Genre I. The Literatures of Africa, Middle Passage, and Slavery: Literature to 1830 Introduction Lucy Terry (c. 1730 – 1821) “Bars Fight” (1746) Briton Hammon (?) The Narrative of the Uncommon Sufferings and Surprising Deliverance of Briton Hammon (1760) Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753 – 1784):    From Poems on Various Subjects (1773) “To Mæcenas” “To the University of Cambridge, in New England” “On Being Brought from Africa to America” “On the Death of the Rev. Dr. Sewell” “On the Death of the Rev. George Whitefield” “On the Death of a young Lady of Five Years of Age” “On Recollection” “On Imagination” “To the Right Honourable William, Earl of Dartmouth, His Majesty’s Principal Secretary of State for North-America” “To S.M. a young African Painter, on seeing his Works” “A Farewel to America” Jupiter Hammon (1711 – c. 1806)  “An Address to Miss Phillis Wheatley” (1778) John Marrant (1755 - 1791) A Narrative of the Lord’s Wonderful Dealings With John Marrant, a Black (1785) Olaudah Equiano (1745 – 1797)    From Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, The African (1789, 1791) Chapter I.  The Author’s account of his country, their manners and customs, &c. Chapter II. The Author’s birth and parentage—His being kidnapped with his sister—Horrors of a slave ship Chapter III. The Author is carried to Virginia—Arrives in England—His wonder at a fall of snow Chapter IV. A particular account of the celebrated engagement between Admiral Boseawen and Monsieur Le Clue Chapter V. Various interesting instances of oppression, cruelty, and extortion Chapter X. Some account of the manner of the Author’s conversion to the faith of Jesus Christ Chapter XII. Different transactions of the author’s life—Petition to the Queen—Conclusion David Walker (c.1785 – 1830)    From An Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World (1829) Article 1. Our Wretchedness as a Consequence of Slavery Article 2. Our Wretchedness as a Consequence of Ignorance II.    The Literatures of Slavery and Freedom: c. 1830 - 1865 Introduction Said, Omar ibn (1770?-1863) Autobiography of Omar ibn Said, Slave in North Carolina (1831) Frederick Douglass (1818 – 1895) Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (1845) “What To the Slave Is the Fourth of July” (1852) William Wells Brown (1814 – 1884) Narrative of William Wells Brown, an American Slave (1849) The Escape, or a Leap for Freedom: A Drama in Five Acts (1858) Martin Robison Delany (1812 – 1885)     From The Condition, Elevation, Emigration, and Destiny of the Colored People of the United States (1852) 1. Condition of Many Classes in Europe Considered 2. Comparative Conditions of the Colored People of the United States 3. American Colonization 4. Our Elevation in the United States 5. Means of Elevation 6. The United States Our Country 17. Emigration of the Colored People of the United States 23. A Glance at Ourselves—Conclusion Harriet E. Wilson (c. 1827 - ?) Our Nig (1859) Harriet Jacobs (c.1813 – 1897) Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) III.    The Literatures of Reconstruction, Racial Uplift, and the New Negro: c. 1865 – 1920 Introduction    Frank J. Webb (1828-1894) Two Wolves and a Lamb (1870) Marvin Hayle (1870) Pauline E. Hopkins (1859 – 1930) Peculiar Sam, or the Underground Railroad: A Musical Drama in Four Acts (1879) Anna Julia Cooper (1858 – 1964)     From A Voice from the South (1892) “Womanhood a Vital Element in the Regeneration and Progress of a Race” Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858 – 1932) “What Is a White Man” (1889) The Marrow of Tradition (1901) Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825 – 1911)     From Sketches of Southern Life (1891) “Aunt Chloe” “The Deliverance” “Aunt Chloe’s Politics” “Learning to Read” “Church Building” “The Reunion” Iola Leroy, or Shadows Uplifted (1892) Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872 – 1906)     From Lyrics of Lowly Life (1896) “The Poet and His Song” “Accountability” “Frederick Douglass” “A Prayer” “Passion and Love” “An Ante-bellum Sermon” “Ode to Ethiopia” “Whittier” “A Banjo Song” “To Louise” “Alice” “After the Quarrel” “The Spellin’-Bee” “A Negro Love Song” “The Colored Soldiers” “Nature and Art” “When De Co’n Pone’s Hot” “The Deserted Plantation” “We Wear the Mask” “Phyllis” “When Malindy Sings”     From The Heart of Happy Hollow (1904) “The Lynching of Jube Benson” Booker T. Washington (1856 – 1915)     From Up From Slavery (1901) Chapter 14 William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868 – 1963) The Souls of Black Folk (1903) James Weldon Johnson (1871 – 1938) The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man (1912/1927)         Glossary Timeline Index  
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Januari 2014
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