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Afro-American literature : the reconstruction of instruction / edited by Dexter Fisher and Robert B. Stepto for the Commission on the Literatures and Languages of America.

; Stepto, Robert B ; Modern Language Association of America. Commission on the Literatures and Languages of America
New York : Modern Language Association of America, [1979] .
ISBN 0873523512

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Other Authors Fisher, Dexter.
Stepto, Robert B.
Modern Language Association of America. Commission on the Literatures and Languages of America.
Subjects African Americans -- Intellectual life -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Congresses.
African Americans in literature -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Congresses.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
American literature -- African American authors -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Congresses.
Literatur.
Schwarze.
USA.
Description viii, 256 pages ; 21 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
©1978
Notes Based on a two-week seminar held at Yale University in June 1977.
Includes bibliographical references (page 256).
Contents [1.] Afro-American literary history: Teaching Afro-American literature: survey or tradition, the reconstruction of instruction / Robert B. Stepto -- Rivers remembering their source: comparative studies in Black literary history -Langston Hughes, Jacques Roumain, and négritude / Melvin Dixon -- Preface to Blackness: text and pretext / Henry-Louis Gates, Jr. -- [2.] Black figurative language: The blues roots of contemporary Afro-American poetry / Sherley Anne Williams -- Dis and dat: dialect and the descent / Henry-Louis Gates, Jr. -- [3.] Afro-American literature and folklore: Are you a flying lark or a setting dove? / Robert Hemenway -- Riffs and rituals: folklore in the work of Ralph Ellison / Robert G. O'Meally -- [4.] Theory in practice: Introduction -- Three studies of Frederick Douglass' Narrative (1845) -- Narration, authentication, and authorial control in Frederick Douglass' Narrative of 1845 / Robert B. Stepto -- Frederick Douglass' 1845 Narrative: the text was meant to be preached / Robert G. O'Meally -- Binary oppositions in chapter one of Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass and American slave written by himself / Henry-Louis Gates, Jr. -- [5.] Afro-American literature course designs: Rethinking the Afro-American literature survey course -- Rethinking the Afro-American genre course -- Rethinking the interdisciplinary course embracing Afro-American literature.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5005767
(OCoLC)ocm05005767
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