Contemporary African American Novelists: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook

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CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN AMERICAN NOVELISTS

A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook

Edited by

EMMANUEL S. NELSON

Greenwood Press

Westport, Connecticut • London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xiii
  • Introduction xv
  • Tina Mcelroy Ansa 1
  • Doris Jean Austin 6
  • James Baldwin 12
  • Toni Cade Bambara 22
  • Barry Beckham 29
  • Hal Bennett 36
  • David Henry Bradley, Jr 42
  • Gwendolyn Brooks 47
  • Cecil Morris Brown 53
  • Frank London Brown 58
  • Ed Bullins 64
  • Octavia E. Butler 69
  • Bebe Moore Campbell 76
  • Barbara Chase-Riboud 82
  • Alice Childress 88
  • Michelle Cliff 95
  • Cyrus Colter 102
  • Steven Corbin 108
  • Samuel Delany 115
  • William Demby 122
  • Melvin Dixon 129
  • Larry Duplechan 137
  • Ralph Waldo Ellison 142
  • Arthur R. Flowers 154
  • Leon Forrest 158
  • Albert French 164
  • Ernest J. Gaines 168
  • Marita Golden 177
  • Sam Greenlee 185
  • Bill Gunn 192
  • E. Lynn Harris 198
  • Chester B. Himes 203
  • Kristin Hunter 211
  • Blyden Jackson 215
  • Charles Johnson 220
  • Gayl Jones 227
  • June Jordan 233
  • William Melvin Kelley 238
  • Randall Kenan 243
  • John Oliver Killens 250
  • Jamaica Kincaid 260
  • Andrea Lee 267
  • Audrey Lee 273
  • Philip Lewis 279
  • Audre Lorde 284
  • Clarence Major 289
  • Paule Marshall 295
  • Sharon Bell Mathis 304
  • John A. Mccluskey, Jr 309
  • Reginald Mcknight 314
  • Terry Mcmillan 319
  • Louise Meriwether 327
  • Toni Morrison 331
  • Walter Mosley 350
  • Albert Murray 355
  • Walter Dean Myers 360
  • Gloria Naylor 366
  • Ann Petry 377
  • Carlene Hatcher Polite 384
  • Ishmael Reed 391
  • Jewell Parker Rhodes 401
  • Dori Sanders 407
  • Sapphire 411
  • Gil Scott-Heron 416
  • Ntozake Shange 421
  • Charlotte Watson Sherman 427
  • Ann Allen Shockley 433
  • April Sinclair 438
  • Ellease Southerland 443
  • Joyce Carol Thomas 449
  • Dawn Turner Trice 454
  • Alice Walker 458
  • Margaret Walker 469
  • Dorothy West 475
  • John Edgar Wideman 482
  • Sherley Anne Williams 491
  • Jacqueline Woodson 495
  • Sarah Elizabeth Wright 500
  • Frank Garvin Yerby 505
  • Selected 513
  • Index 515
  • About the Editor and Contributors 525
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