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EN 313 African-American Literature: Home

This LibGuide was created specifically for use by students of Dr. Ramona Hyman's African-American Literature class

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  • Political efficacy of art during a time of legalized segregation and widespread anti-Black violence
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  • Centrality of performance in the New Negro movement


This guide includes print and online research tools related to the study of African-American Literature.  It is a selected list of resource materials and is not meant to be exhaustive. Please see your reference librarian for additional research assistance.  

The call numbers for all areas of English are in Class P.  However, many interdisciplinary sources in other areas may be relevant. 

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