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Resources for African American Literature

Hot Topics

SOME HOT TOPICS

  • Political efficacy of art during a time of legalized segregation and widespread anti-Black violence
  • Representations of gender and sexuality in African-American literature
  • How are the tensions between the rural South and the urban North covered in the literature?
  • Centrality of performance in the New Negro movement

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CLASSIFICATION

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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