Masterpieces of African-American Literature by Frank N. Magill, Editor. Autobiographies, novels, poetry, plays, essays and short stories...149 literary classics are summarized and analyzed in this essential reference...from Maya Angelou's All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes to Ishmael Reed's Yellow Back Radio Broke Down. Featuring critical summaries and descriptions of the greatest works of literature by African-Americans. All the important facts and dates of authorship - along with analyses of characters, settings, themes and plots - are included for works in every genre. Covering over 200 years, this book includes major works by James Baldwin, Claude Brown, Eldridge Cleaver, W.E.B DuBois, Lorraine Hansberry, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Alice Walker, as well as works by many lesser-known writers. 593 pp. with index.
MASTERPIECES OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE
- Binding: Hardcover 9.5x7.5"; Book Condition: Good; Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, torn in multiple locations, see images; Publication Date: 1992; Edition: First Edition; Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers