Language and Literature in the African American Imagination


Drawing together scholars from communication, literature, philosophy, linguistics, and other fields, this edited collection examines the current thinking on African American literature and language. Some of the most significant writers and thinkers in the field have contributed their views on all major aspects of the topic. The widespread debate over the canon in American literature, the issue of cultural diversity, and the need to have books with critical inquiry into African American culture make this collection suitable for scholars and students in diverse fields.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Molefi Kete Asante
  • Frenzella Elaine De Lancey
  • Carolyn L. Holmes
  • Carol Aisha Blackshire-belay
  • Alamin Mazrui
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1992


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