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This LibGuide was designed for ENG 331: Studies in the African-American Novel


This LibGuide is designed for ENG 331: Studies in the African-American Novel

Studies in depth the development of the American-American novel from its origins in the slave narratives to the present. How do African-American novels fit into the larger tradition of African-American literature? What modes of thematic and narrative discourse mark the particular characteristics of the African-American novel? Includes Douglass, Chesnutt, Mckay, Hurston, Wright, Ellison, Reed, Walker, and Morrison.


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Basil Martin