Loose canons : notes on the culture wars / Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
- New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
- Oxford paperbacks.
xix, 199 pages ; 20 cm.
- American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
American literature -- Study and teaching (Higher).
Literature and society -- United States.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
Race in literature.
- Annotation Multiculturalism has been the subject of cover stories in Time and Newsweek and other newspapers and magazines around America. A leading literary and cultural critic, Gates says that the society we have made simply won't survive without the values of tolerance, and cultural tolerance comes to nothing without cultural understanding.
- Canon confidential: a Sam Slade caper
The master's pieces: on canon formation and the African-American tradition
Writing, "Race" and the difference it makes
Talking black: critical signs of the times
"Tell me, sir ... what IS "black" literature?"
Integrating the American mind
African-American studies in the 21st century
"What's in a name?" Some meanings of blackness
The big picture
Trading on the margin: notes on the culture of criticism.
- Includes index.
- Penn Provenance:
- Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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