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The Resource Encyclopedia of African-American writing : five centuries of contribution : trials & triumphs of writers, poets, publications and organizations, Bryan Conn Ph.D. & Tara Bynum Ph.D., editors

Encyclopedia of African-American writing : five centuries of contribution : trials & triumphs of writers, poets, publications and organizations, Bryan Conn Ph.D. & Tara Bynum Ph.D., editors

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Encyclopedia of African-American writing : five centuries of contribution : trials & triumphs of writers, poets, publications and organizations
Title
Encyclopedia of African-American writing
Title remainder
five centuries of contribution : trials & triumphs of writers, poets, publications and organizations
Statement of responsibility
Bryan Conn Ph.D. & Tara Bynum Ph.D., editors
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A timely survey of an important sector of American letters, The Encyclopedia of African-American Writing covers the role and influence of African American cultural leaders, from all walks of life, from the 18th century to the present. Readers will explore what inspired various African-American writers to create poems, plays, short stories, novels, essays, opinion pieces and numerous other works, and how those writings contributed to culture in America today."
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
EYD
Dewey number
810.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
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  • Conn, Bryan
  • Bynum, Tara
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  • American literature
  • African Americans
  • African American authors
  • African Americans in literature
  • African American authors
  • African Americans in literature
  • African Americans
  • American literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General
Label
Encyclopedia of African-American writing : five centuries of contribution : trials & triumphs of writers, poets, publications and organizations, Bryan Conn Ph.D. & Tara Bynum Ph.D., editors
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First edition published as: African-American writers : a dictionary. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface to the second edition, 2009 -- Introduction to the third edition -- Entries A-Z -- Primary documents: About the primary documents; The forme of a binding servant, 1635; An indentured servant's letter home, 1623; Colonial laws; A minute against slavery, 1688; Phyllis Wheatley: letter to Rev. Samson Occum, 1774; African slave trade / by Alexander Falconbridge, 1788; Inventory of estate of Mark Cosby, 1752; Bars fight / by Lucy Terry; To the Right Honourable William, Earl of Dartmouth / by Phillis Wheatley; A narrative of the most remarkable particulars in the life of James Albert / Ukawsaw Gronniosaw; Proclamation of Earl of Dunmore; Vermont's 1777 Constitution; Free at last / by J.W.Work; Steal away to Jesus / by J.W.Johnson, J.R.Johnson; Swing low sweet chariot; Preamble of the Free African Society / by Absolom Jones, Richard Allen, 1787; Excerpt from Olaudah Equiano's slave narrative, 1789; Letter from Benjamin Banneker to Thomas Jefferson; Response to Benjamin Banneker; Letter to William Basset; Excerpt from the poetical works of George M. Horton; Our paper and its prospects / by Frederick Douglass; Sojourner Truth (1797-1883): Ain't I a woman?, 1851; What to the slave is the Fourth of July?, 1852 / by Frederick Douglass; Excerpt from the Dred Scott v. Sanford Decision, 1857; Interview with Walter Calloway; The Emancipation Proclamation; The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution; Our raison d'être / by Anna Julia Cooper
  • The Honorable Frederick Douglass's letter to Ida Wells; How it feels to be colored me / by Zora Neale Hurston.; Excerpt from Cold Keener, a revue / by Zora Neale Hurston; Testimony of Fannie Lou Hamer; The ballot or the bullet / by Malcolm X; Excerpt from Black power speech / by Stokely Carmichael; The Black Panther Platform, 1966; The Combahee River Collective statement / Combahee River Collective; Inauguration poem / by Maya Angelou; Praise song for the day / by Elizabeth Alexander; Nobel lecture, 1993 / by Toni Morrison; A more perfect union "the race speech", 2008 / by Barack Obama; A herstory of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement / by Alicia Garza -- Appendix A: Chronology of writers -- Appendix B: Chronology of firsts -- Appendix C: Timeline -- Appendix D: Writers by genre -- Appendix E: Writers by occupation -- Appendix F: References -- Appendix G: Key to references
Control code
1041709776
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 1,112 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781682177198
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1041709776
Label
Encyclopedia of African-American writing : five centuries of contribution : trials & triumphs of writers, poets, publications and organizations, Bryan Conn Ph.D. & Tara Bynum Ph.D., editors
Publication
Note
First edition published as: African-American writers : a dictionary. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface to the second edition, 2009 -- Introduction to the third edition -- Entries A-Z -- Primary documents: About the primary documents; The forme of a binding servant, 1635; An indentured servant's letter home, 1623; Colonial laws; A minute against slavery, 1688; Phyllis Wheatley: letter to Rev. Samson Occum, 1774; African slave trade / by Alexander Falconbridge, 1788; Inventory of estate of Mark Cosby, 1752; Bars fight / by Lucy Terry; To the Right Honourable William, Earl of Dartmouth / by Phillis Wheatley; A narrative of the most remarkable particulars in the life of James Albert / Ukawsaw Gronniosaw; Proclamation of Earl of Dunmore; Vermont's 1777 Constitution; Free at last / by J.W.Work; Steal away to Jesus / by J.W.Johnson, J.R.Johnson; Swing low sweet chariot; Preamble of the Free African Society / by Absolom Jones, Richard Allen, 1787; Excerpt from Olaudah Equiano's slave narrative, 1789; Letter from Benjamin Banneker to Thomas Jefferson; Response to Benjamin Banneker; Letter to William Basset; Excerpt from the poetical works of George M. Horton; Our paper and its prospects / by Frederick Douglass; Sojourner Truth (1797-1883): Ain't I a woman?, 1851; What to the slave is the Fourth of July?, 1852 / by Frederick Douglass; Excerpt from the Dred Scott v. Sanford Decision, 1857; Interview with Walter Calloway; The Emancipation Proclamation; The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution; Our raison d'être / by Anna Julia Cooper
  • The Honorable Frederick Douglass's letter to Ida Wells; How it feels to be colored me / by Zora Neale Hurston.; Excerpt from Cold Keener, a revue / by Zora Neale Hurston; Testimony of Fannie Lou Hamer; The ballot or the bullet / by Malcolm X; Excerpt from Black power speech / by Stokely Carmichael; The Black Panther Platform, 1966; The Combahee River Collective statement / Combahee River Collective; Inauguration poem / by Maya Angelou; Praise song for the day / by Elizabeth Alexander; Nobel lecture, 1993 / by Toni Morrison; A more perfect union "the race speech", 2008 / by Barack Obama; A herstory of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement / by Alicia Garza -- Appendix A: Chronology of writers -- Appendix B: Chronology of firsts -- Appendix C: Timeline -- Appendix D: Writers by genre -- Appendix E: Writers by occupation -- Appendix F: References -- Appendix G: Key to references
Control code
1041709776
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 1,112 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781682177198
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1041709776

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