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The Norton anthology of African American literature / Henry Louis Gates, Jr., general editor, Nellie Y. McKay, general editor. [print]

Contributor(s): Gates, Henry Louis, Jr | McKay, Nellie YMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New York : W.W. Norton and Company, [(c)2004. Edition: second editionDescription: xlvii, 2776 pages ; 24 cm. + 2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0393977781; 9780393977783Subject(s): African Americans -- Literary collections | American literature -- African American authorsLOC classification: PS508.N882.N678 2004PS508.N3.M478.N678 2004Online resources: Table of contents COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
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Preface to the second edition Introduction: Talking books The vernacular tradition. Spirituals ; Gospel ; Secular rhymes and songs, ballads, work songs and songs of social change ; The blues ; Jazz ; Rhythm and blues ; Hip hop ; Sermons and prayers ; Folktales The literature of slavery and freedom 1746-1865. Jupiter Hammon (1711-1790/1806) ; Venture Smith (1729?-1805) ; Lucy Terry (c.1724-1821) ; Olaudah Equiano (c.1745-1797) ; Phillis Wheatley (1753?-1784) ; David Walker (1785-1830) ; George Moses Horton (born 1797?) ; Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) ; Maria W. Stewart (1803-1879) ; Martin R. Delany (1812-1885) ; Harriet Jacobs (c.1813-1897) ; William Wells Brown (1814?-1884) ; Henry Highland Garnet (1815-1882) ; Victor Sejour (1817-1874) ; Elizabeth Keckley (c.1818-1907) ; Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) ; James M. Whitfield (1822-1871) ; Frances E.W. Harper (1825-1911) ; Harriet E. Wilson (1825-1900) ; Literature of the Reconstruction to the new Negro Renaissance, 1865-1919. Charlotte Forten Grimke (1837-1914) ; Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) ; Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932) ; Anna Julia Cooper (1858?-1964) ; Pauline E. Hopkins (1859-1930) ; Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) ; W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963) ; James D. Corrothers (1869-1917) ; James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) ; Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) ; Sutton E. Griggs (1872-1933) ; Alice Moore Dunbar Nelson (1875-1935) ; William Stanley Braithwaite (1878-1962) ; Fenton Johnson (1888-1958) ; Harlem Renaissance, 1919-1940. Arthur A. Schomburg (1874-1938) ; Angelina Weld Grimke (1880-1958) ; Anne Spencer (1882-1975) ; Jessie Redmon Fauset (c.1884-1961) ; Alain Locke (1886-1954) ; Georgia Douglas Johnson (1886-1966) ; Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) ; Claude McKay (1889-1948) ; Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) ; Nella Larsen (1893-1964) ; Jean Toomer (1894-1967) ; George Samuel Schuyler (1895-1977) ; Rudolph Fisher (1897-1934) ; Marita Bonner (1899-1971) ; Sterling A. Brown (1901-1989) ; Gwendolyn B. Bennett (1902-1981) ; Wallace Thurman (1902-1934) ; Arna Bontemps (1902-1973) ; Langston Hughes (1902-1967) ; Countee Cullen (1903-1946) ; Helene Johnson (1907-1995).
Realism, naturalism, modernism, 1940-1960. Melvin B. Tolson (1900?-1966) ; Dorothy West (1907-1998) ; Richard Wright (1908-1960) ; Chester B. Himes (1909-1984) ; Ann Petry (1911-1997) ; Robert Hayden (1913-1982) ; Ralph Ellison (1914-1994) ; Margaret Walker (1915-1998) ; Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) ; James Baldwin (1924-1987) ; Bob Kaufman (1925-1986) ; Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965) ; The Blacks arts era, 1960-1975. Mari Evans ; Hoyt Fuller (1923-1981) ; Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz) (1925-1965) ; John Alfred Williams (born 1925) ; Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) ; Etheridge Knight (1931-1985) ; Addison Gayle Jr. (1932-1991) ; Audre Lorde (1934-1992) ; Amiri Baraka (born 1934) ; Sonia Sanchez (born 1934) ; Ed Bullins (born 1935) ; Eldridge Cleaver (1935-1998) ; A.B. Spellman (born 1935) ; June Jordan (1936-2002) ; Lucille Clifton (born 1936) ; Jayne Cortez (born 1936) ; Larry Neal (1937-1981) ; Ishmael Reed (born 1938) ; Michael S. Harper (born 1938) ; Toni Cade Bambara (1939-1995) ; Maulana Karenga (born 1941) ; Haki R. Madhubuti (born 1942) ; Nikki Giovanni (born 1943) ; James Alan McPherson (born 1943) ; Quincy Troupe (born 1943) ; Carolyn M. Rodgers (born 1945) ; Literature since 1975. Albert Murray (born 1916) ; Maya Angelou (born 1928) ; Paule Marshall (born 1929) ; Adrienne Kennedy (born 1931) ; Toni Morrison (born 1931) ; Ernest J. Gaines (born 1933) ; Clarence Major (born 1936) ; Leon Forrest (1937-1997) ; John Edgar Wideman (born 1941) ; Samuel R. Delany (born 1942) ; Shirley Anne Williams (1944-1999) ; Alice Walker (born 1944) ; August Wilson (born 1945) ; Michelle Cliff (born 1946) ; Octavia Butler (born 1947) ; Yusef Komunyakaa (born 1947) ; Nathaniel Mackey (born 1947) ; Charles Johnson (born 1948) ; Ntozake Shange (born 1948) ; Gayl Jones (born 1949) ; Jamaica Kincaid (born 1949) ; David Bradley (born 1950) ; Gloria Naylor (born 1950) ; Rita Dove (born 1952) ; Walter Mosley (born 1952) ; Harryette Mullen (born 1953) ; Essex Hemphill (1957-1995) ; Caryl Phillips (born 1958) ; Edwidge Danticat (born 1969) ; Colson Whitehead (born 1969) ; Timeline: African American literature in context Audio companion notes/ by Robert G. O'Meally.
Summary: The second edition of this landmark anthology brings together the work of 120 writers in the most comprehensive collection of African American writing available. Representing over 250 years of writing in all genres, the second edition offers eleven major works in their entirety. Nine writers are newly included, among them Jupiter Hammon, Martin Delany, Caryl Phillips, Colson Whitehead, and Harryette Mullen. The anthology opens with a generous section of blues, spirituals, jazz, hip-hop, sermons, and speeches, many of which are brought to life on the expanded two-CD set which includes vocal and instrumental pieces from ragtime to Motown, and twenty-four speeches, readings, and performances by powerful voices from Booker T. Washington to Rita Dove. With a general introduction by Henry Louis Gates Jr., updated period introductions, head-notes, and bibliographies, "The Norton Anthology of African American Literature, Second Edition," reflects the latest scholarship in this vibrant and varied literary tradition.
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Preface to the second edition Introduction: Talking books The vernacular tradition. Spirituals ; Gospel ; Secular rhymes and songs, ballads, work songs and songs of social change ; The blues ; Jazz ; Rhythm and blues ; Hip hop ; Sermons and prayers ; Folktales The literature of slavery and freedom 1746-1865. Jupiter Hammon (1711-1790/1806) ; Venture Smith (1729?-1805) ; Lucy Terry (c.1724-1821) ; Olaudah Equiano (c.1745-1797) ; Phillis Wheatley (1753?-1784) ; David Walker (1785-1830) ; George Moses Horton (born 1797?) ; Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) ; Maria W. Stewart (1803-1879) ; Martin R. Delany (1812-1885) ; Harriet Jacobs (c.1813-1897) ; William Wells Brown (1814?-1884) ; Henry Highland Garnet (1815-1882) ; Victor Sejour (1817-1874) ; Elizabeth Keckley (c.1818-1907) ; Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) ; James M. Whitfield (1822-1871) ; Frances E.W. Harper (1825-1911) ; Harriet E. Wilson (1825-1900) ; Literature of the Reconstruction to the new Negro Renaissance, 1865-1919. Charlotte Forten Grimke (1837-1914) ; Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) ; Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932) ; Anna Julia Cooper (1858?-1964) ; Pauline E. Hopkins (1859-1930) ; Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) ; W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963) ; James D. Corrothers (1869-1917) ; James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) ; Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) ; Sutton E. Griggs (1872-1933) ; Alice Moore Dunbar Nelson (1875-1935) ; William Stanley Braithwaite (1878-1962) ; Fenton Johnson (1888-1958) ; Harlem Renaissance, 1919-1940. Arthur A. Schomburg (1874-1938) ; Angelina Weld Grimke (1880-1958) ; Anne Spencer (1882-1975) ; Jessie Redmon Fauset (c.1884-1961) ; Alain Locke (1886-1954) ; Georgia Douglas Johnson (1886-1966) ; Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) ; Claude McKay (1889-1948) ; Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) ; Nella Larsen (1893-1964) ; Jean Toomer (1894-1967) ; George Samuel Schuyler (1895-1977) ; Rudolph Fisher (1897-1934) ; Marita Bonner (1899-1971) ; Sterling A. Brown (1901-1989) ; Gwendolyn B. Bennett (1902-1981) ; Wallace Thurman (1902-1934) ; Arna Bontemps (1902-1973) ; Langston Hughes (1902-1967) ; Countee Cullen (1903-1946) ; Helene Johnson (1907-1995).

Realism, naturalism, modernism, 1940-1960. Melvin B. Tolson (1900?-1966) ; Dorothy West (1907-1998) ; Richard Wright (1908-1960) ; Chester B. Himes (1909-1984) ; Ann Petry (1911-1997) ; Robert Hayden (1913-1982) ; Ralph Ellison (1914-1994) ; Margaret Walker (1915-1998) ; Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) ; James Baldwin (1924-1987) ; Bob Kaufman (1925-1986) ; Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965) ; The Blacks arts era, 1960-1975. Mari Evans ; Hoyt Fuller (1923-1981) ; Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz) (1925-1965) ; John Alfred Williams (born 1925) ; Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) ; Etheridge Knight (1931-1985) ; Addison Gayle Jr. (1932-1991) ; Audre Lorde (1934-1992) ; Amiri Baraka (born 1934) ; Sonia Sanchez (born 1934) ; Ed Bullins (born 1935) ; Eldridge Cleaver (1935-1998) ; A.B. Spellman (born 1935) ; June Jordan (1936-2002) ; Lucille Clifton (born 1936) ; Jayne Cortez (born 1936) ; Larry Neal (1937-1981) ; Ishmael Reed (born 1938) ; Michael S. Harper (born 1938) ; Toni Cade Bambara (1939-1995) ; Maulana Karenga (born 1941) ; Haki R. Madhubuti (born 1942) ; Nikki Giovanni (born 1943) ; James Alan McPherson (born 1943) ; Quincy Troupe (born 1943) ; Carolyn M. Rodgers (born 1945) ; Literature since 1975. Albert Murray (born 1916) ; Maya Angelou (born 1928) ; Paule Marshall (born 1929) ; Adrienne Kennedy (born 1931) ; Toni Morrison (born 1931) ; Ernest J. Gaines (born 1933) ; Clarence Major (born 1936) ; Leon Forrest (1937-1997) ; John Edgar Wideman (born 1941) ; Samuel R. Delany (born 1942) ; Shirley Anne Williams (1944-1999) ; Alice Walker (born 1944) ; August Wilson (born 1945) ; Michelle Cliff (born 1946) ; Octavia Butler (born 1947) ; Yusef Komunyakaa (born 1947) ; Nathaniel Mackey (born 1947) ; Charles Johnson (born 1948) ; Ntozake Shange (born 1948) ; Gayl Jones (born 1949) ; Jamaica Kincaid (born 1949) ; David Bradley (born 1950) ; Gloria Naylor (born 1950) ; Rita Dove (born 1952) ; Walter Mosley (born 1952) ; Harryette Mullen (born 1953) ; Essex Hemphill (1957-1995) ; Caryl Phillips (born 1958) ; Edwidge Danticat (born 1969) ; Colson Whitehead (born 1969) ; Timeline: African American literature in context Audio companion notes/ by Robert G. O'Meally.

The second edition of this landmark anthology brings together the work of 120 writers in the most comprehensive collection of African American writing available. Representing over 250 years of writing in all genres, the second edition offers eleven major works in their entirety. Nine writers are newly included, among them Jupiter Hammon, Martin Delany, Caryl Phillips, Colson Whitehead, and Harryette Mullen. The anthology opens with a generous section of blues, spirituals, jazz, hip-hop, sermons, and speeches, many of which are brought to life on the expanded two-CD set which includes vocal and instrumental pieces from ragtime to Motown, and twenty-four speeches, readings, and performances by powerful voices from Booker T. Washington to Rita Dove. With a general introduction by Henry Louis Gates Jr., updated period introductions, head-notes, and bibliographies, "The Norton Anthology of African American Literature, Second Edition," reflects the latest scholarship in this vibrant and varied literary tradition.

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