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Reading Black : essays in the criticism of African, Caribbean, and Black American literature / edited by Houston A. Baker, Jr.

Publication:
[Ithaca, N.Y.] : [Africana Studies and Research Center, Cornell University], [©1976]
Series:
Cornell University. Africana Studies and Research Center. Monograph series ; no. 4.
Monograph series - Africana Studies and Research Center ; no. 4
Format/Description:
Book
vi, 58 pages ; 28 cm.
Subjects:
Literature -- Black authors -- History and criticism.
Blacks in literature.
Blacks in literature.
Literature -- Black authors.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) Ithaca.
Contents:
Aesthetic illusions / Wole Soyinka
The African critic today: toward a definition / Ezekiel Mphahlele
The love axe (1): developing a Caribbean aesthetic, 1962-1974 / Edward Kamau Brathwaite
The function of Black criticism at the present time / Addison Gayle, Jr.
Afro-American culture and the Black aesthetic: notes toward a re-evaluation / J. Saunders Redding
On the criticism of Black American literature: one view of the Black aesthetic / Houston A Baker, Jr.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1976
Contributor:
Baker, Houston A., Jr., 1943-
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Reading Black.
OCLC:
3337029
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