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Product Description: Few institutions seem more opposed than African American literature and J. Edgar Hoover's white-bread Federal Bureau of Investigation. But behind the scenes the FBI's hostility to black protest was energized by fear of and respect for black writing...read more

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9780691130200 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 4, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Few institutions seem more opposed than African American literature and J.

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9780691173412 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 29, 2016), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Few institutions seem more opposed than African American literature and J.

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Product Description: Standard literary criticism tends to either ignore or downplay the unorthodox tradition of black experimental writing that emerged in the wake of protests against colonization and Jim Crow-era segregation. Histories of African American literature likewise have a hard time accounting for the distinctiveness of experimental writing, which is part of a general shift in emphasis among black writers away from appeals for social recognition or raising consciousness...read more

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9781421415208 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, October 30, 2014, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Winner, 2016 William Sanders Scarborough Prize, Modern Language AssociationStandard literary criticism tends to either ignore or downplay the unorthodox tradition of black experimental writing that emerged in the wake of protests against colonization and Jim Crow–era segregation.

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9781421421209 | Reprint edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Standard literary criticism tends to either ignore or downplay the unorthodox tradition of black experimental writing that emerged in the wake of protests against colonization and Jim Crow-era segregation.

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Product Description: Most of the major black literary and cultural movements of the twentieth century have been understood and interpreted as secular, secularizing and, at times, profane. In this book, Josef Sorett demonstrates that religion was actually a formidable force within these movements, animating and organizing African American literary visions throughout the years between the New Negro Renaissance of the 1920s and the Black Arts movement of the 1960s...read more

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9780199844937 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Most of the major black literary and cultural movements of the twentieth century have been understood and interpreted as secular, secularizing and, at times, profane.

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Product Description: What would it mean to “get over slavery”? Is such a thing possible? Is it even desirable? Should we perceive the psychic hold of slavery as a set of mental manacles that hold us back from imagining a postracist America? Or could the psychic hold of slavery be understood as a tool, helping us get a grip on the systemic racial inequalities and restricted liberties that persist in the present day?    Featuring original essays from an array of established and emerging scholars in the interdisciplinary field of African American studies, The Psychic Hold of Slavery offers a nuanced dialogue upon these questions...read more
By Aida Levy-hussen (editor)

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9780813583969 | Rutgers Univ Pr, July 20, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: What would it mean to “get over slavery”?

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9780813583952 | Rutgers Univ Pr, July 20, 2016, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: What would it mean to “get over slavery”?

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Product Description: The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural awakening among African Americans between the two world wars. It was the cultural phase of the "New Negro" movement, a social and political phenomenon that promoted a proud racial identity, economic independence, and progressive politics...read more

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9780199335558 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 5, 2016, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural awakening among African Americans between the two world wars.

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Product Description: In Changing the Subject: Writing Women across the African Diaspora, K. Merinda Simmons argues that, in first-person narratives about women of color, contexts of migration illuminate constructions of gender and labor. These constructions and migrations suggest that the oft-employed notion of “authenticity” is not as useful a classification as many feminist and postcolonial scholars have assumed...read more

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9780814212622 | Ohio State Univ Pr, August 28, 2014, cover price $54.95
9780814293669 | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, August 28, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In Changing the Subject: Writing Women across the African Diaspora, K.

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9780814252925 | Reprint edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, June 1, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: In Changing the Subject: Writing Women across the African Diaspora, K.

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Product Description: Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism explores the long-overlooked links between black nationalist activism and the renaissance of artistic experimentation emerging from recent African American literature, visual art, and film...read more

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9780252040122 | Univ of Illinois Pr, May 15, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism explores the long-overlooked links between black nationalist activism and the renaissance of artistic experimentation emerging from recent African American literature, visual art, and film.

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9780252081613 | Univ of Illinois Pr, May 15, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism explores the long-overlooked links between black nationalist activism and the renaissance of artistic experimentation emerging from recent African American literature, visual art, and film.

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Product Description: “An innovative interpretation of antebellum black literature as well as a timely contribution to the growing body of scholarship on health and the black body in slavery and freedom.”—Erica L. Ball, author of To Live an Antislavery Life: Personal Politics and the Antebellum Black Middle Class   “Engages productively with discourses of identity and subjectivity, the human and post-human, nationalism and citizenship, and law and medicine in a ‘transcolonial’ framework that includes the United States, the Caribbean, and Canada...read more

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9780813062570 | Univ Pr of Florida, April 26, 2016, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: “An innovative interpretation of antebellum black literature as well as a timely contribution to the growing body of scholarship on health and the black body in slavery and freedom.

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Product Description: Werner Sollors’ African American Writing takes a fresh look at what used to be called “Negro literature.” The essays collected here, ranging in topic from Gustavus Vassa/Olaudah Equiano to LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka, and in time from the Enlightenment to the Obama presidency, take a literary approach to black writing and present writers as readers and as intellectuals who were or are open to the world...read more

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9781439913369 | Temple Univ Pr, April 29, 2016, cover price $99.50 | About this edition: Werner Sollors’ African American Writing takes a fresh look at what used to be called “Negro literature.

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9781439913376 | Temple Univ Pr, April 29, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Werner Sollors’ African American Writing takes a fresh look at what used to be called “Negro literature.

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Product Description: This book offers a timely intervention in current debates on diaspora and diasporic identity by affirming the importance of narrative as a discursive mode to understand the human face of contemporary migrations and dislocations. Focusing on the Caribbean double-diaspora, Pulitano offers a close-reading of a range of popular works by four well-known writers currently living in the United States: Jamaica Kincaid, Michelle Cliff, Edwidge Danticat, and Caryl Phillips...read more

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9781138998773 | Routledge, March 21, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This book offers a timely intervention in current debates on diaspora and diasporic identity by affirming the importance of narrative as a discursive mode to understand the human face of contemporary migrations and dislocations.

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Product Description: Winner of the College Language Association Creative Scholarship Award “Brilliant. Alexander helps us to understand the complexities of race, gender, sexuality, migration, and identity as they intersect with creativity. A must-read for those interested in women’s writing today...read more

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9780813049823 | Univ Pr of Florida, June 3, 2014, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: Winner of the College Language Association Creative Scholarship Award “Brilliant.

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9780813062051 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Florida, May 3, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Winner of the College Language Association Creative Scholarship Award “Brilliant.

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Product Description: William Wells Brown (1814–1884) was a vocal abolitionist, a frequent antagonist of Frederick Douglass, and the author of Clotel, the first known novel by an African American. He was also an extensive plagiarist, copying at least 87,000 words from close to 300 texts...read more

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9780231174428 | Columbia Univ Pr, March 8, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: William Wells Brown (1814–1884) was a vocal abolitionist, a frequent antagonist of Frederick Douglass, and the author of Clotel, the first known novel by an African American.

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Product Description: Mary Helen Washington recovers the vital role of 1950s leftist politics in the works and lives of modern African American writers and artists. While most histories of McCarthyism focus on the devastation of the blacklist and the intersection of leftist politics and American culture, few include the activities of radical writers and artists from the Black Popular Front...read more

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9780231152709 | 1 edition (Columbia Univ Pr, April 8, 2014), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Mary Helen Washington recovers the vital role of 1950s leftist politics in the works and lives of modern African American writers and artists.

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9780231152716 | Columbia Univ Pr, December 22, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Mary Helen Washington recovers the vital role of 1950s leftist politics in the works and lives of modern African American writers and artists.

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What effect has the black literary imagination attempted to have on, in Toni Morrison’s words, "a race of readers that understands itself to be ‘universal’ or race-free"? How has black literature challenged the notion that reading is a race-neutral act? Race and the Literary Encounter takes as its focus several modern and contemporary African American narratives that not only narrate scenes of reading but also attempt to intervene in them. The texts interrupt, manage, and manipulate, employing thematic, formal, and performative strategies in order to multiply meanings for multiple readers, teach new ways of reading, and enable the emergence of antiracist reading subjects. Analyzing works by James Weldon Johnson, Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, Jamaica Kincaid, Percival Everett, Sapphire, and Toni Morrison, Lesley Larkin covers a century of African American literature in search of the concepts and strategies that black writers have developed in order to address and theorize a diverse audience, and outlines the special contributions modern and contemporary African American literature makes to the fields of reader ethics and antiracist literary pedagogy.

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9780253017581 | Indiana Univ Pr, December 14, 2015, cover price $80.00

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9780253017871 | Indiana Univ Pr, December 14, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: What effect has the black literary imagination attempted to have on, in Toni Morrison’s words, "a race of readers that understands itself to be ‘universal’ or race-free"?

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9781428097926 | Indypublish.Com, April 30, 2009, cover price $100.99 | About this edition: *
9781428098312 | Indypublish.Com, April 30, 2009, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9781606646809 | Lightning Source Inc, January 30, 2009, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: A QUESTION OF PROPERTY He'd been a mayor, a merchant, a knight and an alderman.
9781606646816 | Lightning Source Inc, January 30, 2009, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: FORGED WILL, FALSE HEIR The Orley Farm Case is over -- but there are complications.
9780548160756 | Kessinger Pub Co, July 30, 2007, cover price $46.95

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9781514689486 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 24, 2015, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: It is not true that a rose by any other name will smell as sweet.
9781505316186 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 24, 2015, cover price $42.99
9781507682319 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 25, 2015, cover price $38.99
9781499728231 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 3, 2014, cover price $12.46
9781491028155 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 18, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Orley Farm
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9781556858314 | Unabridged edition (Audio Book Contractors, January 30, 1999), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Books for All Kinds of Readers.
9781556856068 | Unabridged edition (Audio Book Contractors, January 30, 1999), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.
9781556858307 | Unabridged edition (Audio Book Contractors, January 30, 1999), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Lady Mason s trial for forgery and for perjury shocks the neighborhood.

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Product Description: A daring cultural and literary studies investigation, Cultural Melancholy explores the legacy of unresolved grief produced by ongoing racial oppression and resistance in the United States. Using acute analysis of literature, drama, musical performance, and films, Singleton demonstrates how rituals of racialization and resistance transfer and transform melancholy discreetly across time, consolidating racial identities and communities along the way...read more

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9780252039621 | Univ of Illinois Pr, November 12, 2015, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A daring cultural and literary studies investigation, Cultural Melancholy explores the legacy of unresolved grief produced by ongoing racial oppression and resistance in the United States.

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Product Description: The Strangers Book explores how various nineteenth-century African American writers radically reframed the terms of humanism by redefining what it meant to be a stranger. Rejecting the idea that humans have easy access to a common reserve of experiences and emotions, they countered the notion that a person can use a supposed knowledge of human nature to claim full understanding of any other person's life...read more

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9780812247688 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, October 23, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The Strangers Book explores how various nineteenth-century African American writers radically reframed the terms of humanism by redefining what it meant to be a stranger.

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9780471946489, titled "The West Pacific Rim: An Introduction" | John Wiley & Sons Inc, June 1, 1993, cover price $65.00 | also contains The West Pacific Rim: An Introduction | About this edition: This one-of-a-kind guide provides a readable and stimulating introduction to the economic and social geography of the West Pacific Rim (WPR), considered by many as the center of gravity of the world economy.

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Product Description: Winner of the Elizabeth Agee Prize in American Literature   In Bound to Respect: Antebellum Narratives of Black Imprisonment, Servitude, and Bondage, 1816–1861, Keith Michael Green examines key texts that illuminate forms of black bondage and captivity that existed within and alongside slavery...read more

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9780817318833 | Univ of Alabama Pr, October 15, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Winner of the Elizabeth Agee Prize in American Literature   In Bound to Respect: Antebellum Narratives of Black Imprisonment, Servitude, and Bondage, 1816–1861, Keith Michael Green examines key texts that illuminate forms of black bondage and captivity that existed within and alongside slavery.

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Product Description: In African American Political Thought and American Culture, Alex Zamalin argues that African American writers James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, and Toni Morrison expand the boundaries of American political thought and practice. These three writers uniquely reimagined core American ideals such as freedom, democratic commitment, and generosity, demonstrating that the practice of these values in everyday life, alongside the enactment of public policies and legislation, is essential for achieving racial justice...read more

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9781137528094 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 6, 2015, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: In African American Political Thought and American Culture, Alex Zamalin argues that African American writers James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, and Toni Morrison expand the boundaries of American political thought and practice.

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Product Description: Consigned to illiteracy, American slaves left little record of their thoughts and feelings―or so we have believed. But a few learned to use pen and paper to make sense of their experiences, despite prohibitions. These authors’ perspectives rewrite the history of emancipation and force us to rethink the relationship between literacy and freedom...read more

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9780674059863 | Harvard Univ Pr, February 11, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: One of the cruelest abuses of slavery in America was that slaves were forbidden to read and write.

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9780674088061 | Reprint edition (Harvard Univ Pr, September 7, 2015), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Consigned to illiteracy, American slaves left little record of their thoughts and feelings―or so we have believed.

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Product Description: Black Print Unbound explores the development of the Christian Recorder during and just after the American Civil War. As a study of the African Methodist Episcopal Church newspaper and so of a periodical with national reach among free African Americans, Black Print Unbound is at once a massive recovery effort of a publication by African Americans for African Americans, a consideration of the nexus of African Americanist inquiry and print culture studies, and an intervention in the study of literatures of the Civil War, faith communities, and periodicals...read more

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9780190237080 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, August 28, 2015, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Black Print Unbound explores the development of the Christian Recorder during and just after the American Civil War.

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9780190237097 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 28, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Black Print Unbound explores the development of the Christian Recorder during and just after the American Civil War.
9780471972211, titled "Female Sexual Abuse of Children: The Ultimate Taboo" | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 1, 2000, cover price $60.50 | also contains Female Sexual Abuse of Children: The Ultimate Taboo | About this edition: This volume is a testimony of survivors and of the professionals who worked with them and with abusers, which bears witness to sexual abuse of children by women.
9780471972037, titled "Trends in Organizational Behavior" | John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 1, 1997, cover price $48.95 | also contains Trends in Organizational Behavior | About this edition: This fourth volume in the Trends in Organizational Behavior series offers a review of the leading research being conducted in organizational behavior on the global level.

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Product Description: Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos undertakes an interdisciplinary exploration of the African American West through close readings of texts from a variety of media. This approach allows for both an in-depth analysis of individual texts and a discussion of material often left out or underrepresented in studies focused only on traditional literary material...read more

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9781617039287 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, January 8, 2014, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos undertakes an interdisciplinary exploration of the African American West through close readings of texts from a variety of media.

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9781496804624 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, July 28, 2015), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos undertakes an interdisciplinary exploration of the African American West through close readings of texts from a variety of media.

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Product Description: In "The Ebony Column," Eric Ashley Hairston begins a new thread in the ongoing conversationabout the influence of Greek and Roman antiquity on U.S. civilization and education. Whilethat discussion has yielded many exceptional insights into antiquity and the Americanexperience, it has so regularly elided the African American component that all classicalinfluence on black writing and thought seems to vanish...read more

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9781572339422 | Univ of Tennessee Pr, June 15, 2013, cover price $48.00 | About this edition:      In The Ebony Column, Eric Ashley Hairston begins a new thread in the ongoing conversation about the influence of Greek and Roman antiquity on U.
9780306708442, titled "Beauties of the Opera and Ballet" | Da Capo Pr, August 1, 1977, cover price $39.50 | also contains Beauties of the Opera and Ballet

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9781621902300 | Reprint edition (Univ of Tennessee Pr, February 28, 2016), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In "The Ebony Column," Eric Ashley Hairston begins a new thread in the ongoing conversationabout the influence of Greek and Roman antiquity on U.

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Product Description: Playing with Expectations: Postmodern Narrative Choices and the African American Novel explores a merging of works by African American novelists to promote critical acceptance of postmodern literature and advance the legitimacy and usefulness of postmodern literary techniques...read more

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9781433130069 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, September 30, 2015, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Playing with Expectations: Postmodern Narrative Choices and the African American Novel explores a merging of works by African American novelists to promote critical acceptance of postmodern literature and advance the legitimacy and usefulness of postmodern literary techniques.

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Product Description: Part literary history, part cultural study, Grounds of Engagement examines the relationships and exchanges between black South African and African American writers who sought to create common ground throughout the antiapartheid era...read more

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9780252039478, titled "Grounds of Engagement: Apartheid-Era African American and South African Writing" | Univ of Illinois Pr, August 3, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Part literary history, part cultural study, Grounds of Engagement examines the relationships and exchanges between black South African and African American writers who sought to create common ground throughout the antiapartheid era.

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