African American Autobiographers: A Sourcebook

Synopsis

Chronicling the autobiographical tradition in African American literature from the 18th century to the present, this volume features 66 authors from Maya Angelou to Malcolm X. Alphabetized entries, written by expert contributors, include concise biographies, overviews of autobiographical works and themes, reviews of critical receptions, and bibliographies.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Heather Rellihan
  • Jacqueline C. Jones
  • Eileen O. Jaquin
  • Barbara L. J. Griffin
  • Tarshia L. Stanley
  • Heather Rellihan
  • Jacqueline C. Jones
  • Eileen O. Jaquin
  • Barbara L. J. Griffin
  • Tarshia L. Stanley
  • Nanette Morton
  • Emmanuel S. Nelson
  • Linda M. Carter
  • David L. Dudley
  • Edward Whitley
  • Loretta G. Woodard
  • Karl L. Stenger
  • Harish Chander
  • Gwendolyn S. Jones
  • Adenike Marie Davidson
  • Joyce Russell-Robinson
  • Maxine Sample
  • Kelley A. Squazzo
  • Kathlene McDonald
  • Nikolas Huot
  • Terry Novak
  • Rennie Simson
  • Robin Jane Lucy
  • Michael L. Cobb
  • Suzanne Hotte Massa
  • Chandra Tyler Mountain
  • James L. Hill
  • Harmony Nicole Booker
  • Susan Evans Pond
  • Leela Kapai
  • Elizabeth Marsden
  • Yolanda Williams Page
  • Geetha Ravi
  • Bettye J. Williams
  • Stacey L. Donohue
  • Verner D. Mitchell
  • Christine M. Lemchak
  • Paula C. Barnes
  • Lynn Domina
  • Chris Roark
  • Emma Waters Dawson
  • H. Nigel Thomas
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2002