Great short stories by African-American writers

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These 29 outstanding stories include the works of Ralph Ellison, W. E. B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Claude McKay, Jamaica Kinkaid, and others.

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Offering diverse perspectives on the black experience, this anthology of short fictionspotlights works by influential African-American authors.Nearly thirty outstanding stories include tales by W. E. B. Du Bois, Zora NealeHurston, Claude McKay, and Jamaica Kinkaid.From the turn of the twentieth century come Alice Ruth Moore’s A Carnival Jangle,Charles W. Chesnutt’s Uncle Wellington’s Wives, and Paul Laurence Dunbar’s TheScapegoat.Other stories include Becky by Jean Toomer; Afternoon by Ralph Ellison; LangstonHughes’s Feet Live Their Own Life; and Mama’s Missionary Money by Chester Himes.Samples of more recent fiction include tales by Jervey Tervalon,Rosemarie Robotham, and Breena Clarke. Ideal for browsing, this collection is alsosuitable for courses in African-American studies andAmerican literature.

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Weight0.192 kg
Dimensions20.3 × 12.7 × 2.1 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

256

Language

English

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Dewey

813.0108896073 (edition:22)

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General – Trade / Code: K