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African-American voices in young adult literature : tradition, transition, transformation / edited by Karen Patricia Smith.

Publication:
Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1994. , ©1994
Format/Description:
Book
xxxv, 405 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Young adult literature, American -- History and criticism.
African American youth -- Books and reading.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
Youth -- Books and reading -- United States.
African Americans in literature.
Place of Publication:
United States New Jersey Metuchen.
Contents:
[Ch. 1.] African-American young adult biography : in search of the self / Carol Jones Collins
[ch. 2.] And Bid Her Sing : a white feminist reads African-American female poets / Kay E. Vandergrift
[ch. 3.] Feminist theories and the voices of mothers and daughters in selected African-American literature for young adults / Hilary Crew
[ch. 4.] Periodical literature for African-American young adults : a neglected resource / Lynn S. Cockett and Janet R. Kleinberg
[ch. 5.] The new seed : depictions of the middle class in recent African-American young adult literature / Dianne Johnson-Feelings
[ch. 6.] Color and class : an exploration of responses in four African-American coming-of-age novels / Linda J. Zoppa
[ch. 7.] Man to man : portraits of the male adolescent in the novels of Walter Dean Myers / Dennis Vellucci
[ch. 8.] Through a glass clearly : positive images of African-American fathers in young adult literature / Marcia Baghban
[ch. 9.] A chronicle of family honor : balancing rage and truimph in the novels of Mildred D. Taylor / Karen Patricia Smith
[ch. 10.] Children of the Diaspora : four novels about the African-Caribbean journey / Lucille H. Gregory
[ch. 11.] Virginia Hamilton's Justice trilogy : exploring the frontiers of consciousness / Millicent Lenz
[ch. 12.] Octavia E. Butler : new designs for a challenging future / Janice Antczak
[ch. 13.] Voodoo visions : supernatural African themes in horror literature / Cosette Kies
[ch. 14.] An explanatory study : using on-line databases to analyze the dispersion of contemporary African-American young adult literature / Edna Reid
Notes:
"Copyright ©1994 by Karen Patricia Smith"--verso of title page.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy has photcopies of online book sellers offers on this book laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (bookplate)(Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1994
Contributor:
Smith, Karen Patricia, 1948- editor.
Scarecrow Press, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
081082907X (alk. paper)
OCLC:
30356072
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