The Resource Black is the color of the cosmos : essays on Afro-American literature and culture, 1942-1981, Charles T. Davis ; edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; foreword by A. Bartlett Giamatti

Black is the color of the cosmos : essays on Afro-American literature and culture, 1942-1981, Charles T. Davis ; edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; foreword by A. Bartlett Giamatti

Label
Black is the color of the cosmos : essays on Afro-American literature and culture, 1942-1981
Title
Black is the color of the cosmos
Title remainder
essays on Afro-American literature and culture, 1942-1981
Statement of responsibility
Charles T. Davis ; edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; foreword by A. Bartlett Giamatti
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1918-1981
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, Charles T.
Dewey number
810/.9/896073
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS173.N4
LC item number
D38 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gates, Henry Louis
Series statement
Critical studies on Black life and culture
Series volume
v. 1
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  • Dunbar, Paul Laurence
  • Toomer, Jean
  • Ellison, Ralph
  • Baldwin, James
  • Wright, Richard
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • African Americans
  • African Americans in literature
Label
Black is the color of the cosmos : essays on Afro-American literature and culture, 1942-1981, Charles T. Davis ; edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; foreword by A. Bartlett Giamatti
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
"A bibliography of the writings of Charles T. Davis": pages 327-331
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Theories of Black Literature and Culture -- Black is the Color of the Cosmos -- The American Scholar, the Black Arts, and/or Black Power -- Black Literature and the Critic -- Black Leadership as a Cultural Phenomenon: The Harlem Renaissance -- The Structure of the Afro-American Literary Tradition -- The Slave Narrative: First Major Art Form in an Emerging Black Tradition -- Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Prose Literature of Racial Defense, 1917-1924: A Preface to the Harlem Renaissance -- On Nathan Irvin Huggin's Harlem Renaissance -- Jean Toomer and the South: Region and Race as Elements within a Literary Imagination -- Robert Hayden's Use of History -- On Wright, Ellison and Baldwin -- Richard Wright: The Artist as Public Figure -- From Experience to Eloquence: Richard Wright's Black Boy as Art -- The Heavenly Voice of the Black American -- The Mixed Heritage of the Modern Black Novel: Ralph Ellison and Friends
Control code
ocm08051447
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 376 pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780824093150
Lccn
80009042
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)08051447
Label
Black is the color of the cosmos : essays on Afro-American literature and culture, 1942-1981, Charles T. Davis ; edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; foreword by A. Bartlett Giamatti
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
"A bibliography of the writings of Charles T. Davis": pages 327-331
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Theories of Black Literature and Culture -- Black is the Color of the Cosmos -- The American Scholar, the Black Arts, and/or Black Power -- Black Literature and the Critic -- Black Leadership as a Cultural Phenomenon: The Harlem Renaissance -- The Structure of the Afro-American Literary Tradition -- The Slave Narrative: First Major Art Form in an Emerging Black Tradition -- Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Prose Literature of Racial Defense, 1917-1924: A Preface to the Harlem Renaissance -- On Nathan Irvin Huggin's Harlem Renaissance -- Jean Toomer and the South: Region and Race as Elements within a Literary Imagination -- Robert Hayden's Use of History -- On Wright, Ellison and Baldwin -- Richard Wright: The Artist as Public Figure -- From Experience to Eloquence: Richard Wright's Black Boy as Art -- The Heavenly Voice of the Black American -- The Mixed Heritage of the Modern Black Novel: Ralph Ellison and Friends
Control code
ocm08051447
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 376 pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780824093150
Lccn
80009042
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)08051447

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