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Sherley Anne Williams's Dessa Rose: An American Sisterhood in Black and White. Bensedik, Ahmed N. Critical essay Apr 1, 2020 6170
MICHEL FABRE'S CAPACIOUS INTELLIGENCE. Muyumba, Walton Reprint Mar 22, 2019 1358
Chester B. Himes: A New Biography Reminds Us of One of the Greatest American Crime Writers. Davis, J. Madison Critical essay Mar 1, 2018 1956
Expanding the World of the Private Eye: Walter Mosley Becomes a Grand Master. Davis, J. Madison Critical essay May 1, 2016 1880
'This making of truth is violence too, out of which facts are formed: Colson Whitehead's secret history of post-reconstruction America in John Henry Days. Walonen, Michael K. Critical essay Sep 22, 2014 6943
A New Midwesternism in Toni Morrison's: the bluest eye. Long, Lisa A. Critical essay Mar 22, 2013 8588
Rena's two bodies: gender and whiteness in Charles Chesnutt's The House Behind the Cedars. Ryan, Melissa Critical essay Mar 22, 2011 8518
The continuing relevance of Black Awakening in Capitalist America: towards the decolonization of the US Empire. Grosfoguel, Ramon; Maldonado-Torres, Nelson Critical essay Jun 22, 2010 1358
Anti-colonial media: the continuing impact of Robert L. Allen's Black Awakening in Capitalist America. Ball, Jared A. Critical essay Jun 22, 2010 8550
The contemporary crisis of neo-liberalism and Black Power today. Barlow, Andrew L. Critical essay Jun 22, 2010 6688
Eyes wide open: a case study reflecting on Black Awakening. Bascomb, Lia Critical essay Jun 22, 2010 3337
Review essay: performing the twenty-first century tragic mulatto: black, white, and Jewish: autobiography of a shifting self, by Rebecca Walker. Joseph, Ralina Critical essay Sep 22, 2009 6505
The case against Whiteness in William Wells Brown's Clotel. Frye, Katie Critical essay Jun 22, 2009 5464
The Centennial Richard Wright Conference in Paris. Boyd, Melba Joyce Cover story Mar 22, 2009 5113
"White people to either side": Native Son and the poetics of space. Soto, Isabel Critical essay Mar 22, 2009 2719
Not everybody's protest film, either: Native Son among controversial film adaptations. Laws, Page Critical essay Mar 22, 2009 4735
Red, white, and the blues: translating the existentialism in Richard Wright's fiction into film. Boyd, Melba Joyce Essay Mar 22, 2009 3572
On "third consciousness" in the fiction of Richard Wright. Xu, Chen Critical essay Mar 22, 2009 3460
Dissecting The Long Dream: the revelation of secrets on the path to manhood. Colonna, Corry A. Critical essay Mar 22, 2009 3427
Richard Wright, The Outsider and the empire of liberal pluralism: race and American expansion after World War II. Keith, Joseph Critical essay Mar 22, 2009 5268
Teaching Richard Wright's Haiku in Japan. Kiuchi, Toru Critical essay Mar 22, 2009 1702
"Bigger in Nazi Germany": transcultural confrontations of Richard Wright and Hans Jurgen Massaquoi. Mehring, Frank Mar 22, 2009 5289
Jena, Abu Ghraib, and Katrina: using popular culture to teach Wright's works. Madigan, Mark Critical essay Mar 22, 2009 3588
Straightjacketed into the future: Richard Wright and the ambiguities of decolonization. Zangari, Sostene Massimo Critical essay Mar 22, 2009 4107
"So amiable and good": Hannah Crafts's The Bondwoman's Narrative and its lineages. Ellis, R.J. Critical essay Jan 1, 2009 9904
Talk about the South: unspeakable things unspoken in Zora Neale Hurston's Seraph on the Suwanee. Charles, John C. Critical essay Jan 1, 2009 13944
The multiple frames for a dynamic diaspora in Richard Wright's Black Power. Dunbar, Eve Critical essay Sep 22, 2008 3622
An "other" destiny: mimesis, parody, and assimilation. Sivanarayanan, Anushiya Sep 22, 2008 8679
Uncle Tom's children revisited. Ward, Jerry W., Jr. Sep 22, 2008 3404
"What would be on the other side?": spectrality and spirit work in Toni Morrison's Paradise. Anderson, Melanie R. Critical essay Jun 22, 2008 10311
Love's time and the reader: ethical effects of Nachtraglichkeit in Toni Morrison's Love. Wyatt, Jean Critical essay May 1, 2008 15469
Focalization as education: the race relation optimism of the narrator of Charles Chesnutt's The Marrow of Tradition (1901). Hamilton, Geordie Mar 22, 2008 9905
The role of dialect representation in speaking from the margins: "The Lesson" of Toni Cade Bambara. Wright, Katy M. Mar 22, 2008 4614
"You ... could never be mistaken": reading Alice Dunbar-Nelson's rhetorical diversions in The Goodness of St. Rocque and Other Stories. Strychacz, Thomas Critical essay Mar 22, 2008 8005
Audre Lorde's "Afterimages": history, scripture, myth, and nightmare. Kolin, Philip C. Critical essay Jan 1, 2008 1535
Postmodernism, pop music, and blues practice in Nelson George's post-soul culture. Jones, David M. Critical essay Dec 22, 2007 17193
An end of Southern history: the down-home quests of Toni Morrison and Colson Whitehead. Ramsey, William Critical essay Dec 22, 2007 10803
Playing on the "darky": blackface minstrelsy, identity construction, and the deconstruction of race in Toni Morrison's Paradise. Williams, Dana A. Sep 22, 2007 8017
Richard Wright's 12 Million Black Voices and World War II-era civic nationalism. Shiffman, Dan Critical essay Sep 22, 2007 8879
"The uses and hazards of expatriation": Richard Wright's cosmopolitanism in process. Weik, Alexa Critical essay Sep 22, 2007 10399
"Simply a menaced boy": analogizing color, undoing dominance in James Baldwin's Giovanni's Room. Abur-Rahman, Aliyyah I. Critical essay Sep 22, 2007 6213
Harlem is burning: urban rioting and the "black underclass" in Chester Himes's Blind Man with a Pistol. Heise, Thomas Critical essay Sep 22, 2007 12859
William Wells Brown's Narrative & traveling subjectivity. Lucasi, Stephen Critical essay Sep 22, 2007 11641
Object written, written object: slavery, scarring, and complications of authorship in Beloved. Durkin, Anita Critical essay Sep 22, 2007 10599
Bourgeois blackness and autobiographical authenticity in Ellen Tarry's The Third Door. Brown, Stephanie Critical essay Sep 22, 2007 8873
Sowing seeds in an untilled field: temperance and race, indeterminacy and recovery in Frances E. W. Harper's Sowing and Reaping. Fulton, DoVeanna S. Jun 1, 2007 7472
Reading/photographs: Emma Dunham Kelley-Hawkins's Four Girls at Cottage City, Victoria Earle Matthews, and the Woman's Era. Foreman, P. Gabrielle Essay Jun 1, 2007 11776
Emma Dunham Kelley-Hawkins 1863-1938. Flynn, Katherine E. Biography Jun 1, 2007 4471
Louisa Picquet c. 1829-1896. Pitts, Reginald H. Biography Jun 1, 2007 5508
Addition by subtraction: toward a literary history of racial representation. Jarrett, Gene Andrew Jun 1, 2007 2787
The south in Richard Wright's haiku. Zheng, Jianqing Critical essay Mar 1, 2007 859
Immigration and labor patterns in Toni Morrison's Sula. Sathyaraj, V.; Neelakantan, G. Critical essay Mar 1, 2007 943
Disrupting racial performances in Amiri Baraka's Police. Kolin, Philip C. Critical essay Jan 1, 2007 1181
"Face to face": localizing Lucy Delaney's From the Darkness Cometh the Light. Gardner, Eric Jan 1, 2007 9944
Que(e)rying the prison-house of Black male desire: homosociality in Ernest Gaines's "three men". Clark, Keith Critical essay Jun 22, 2006 9794
Revising critical judgments of The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man. Andrade, Heather Russell Critical essay Jun 22, 2006 8221
The conspiracy of masculinity in Ishmael Reed. Strombeck, Andrew Critical essay Jun 22, 2006 7278
The art of Tom Dent: notes on early evidence. Ward, Jerry W., Jr. Critical essay Jun 22, 2006 3419
The need to speak: Tom Dent and the shaping of a black aesthetic. Thomas, Lorenzo Critical essay Jun 22, 2006 7801
Out of Eden: the emergence of Olympia Vernon and black woman love. Dagbovie, Sika Alaine; Lewis, Nghana Jun 22, 2006 6802
Advanced, repressed, and popular: Langston Hughes during the cold war (1). Scott, Jonathan Critical essay Mar 22, 2006 9743
Traveling identities: mixed race quests and Fran Ross's Oreo. Leverette, Tru Mar 22, 2006 7631
Fading to white, fading away: biracial bodies in Michelle Cliff's Abeng and Danzy Senna's Caucasia. Dagbovie, Sika Alaine Mar 22, 2006 10732
Oratory, embodiment, and US citizenship in Sutton E. Griggs's Imperium in Imperio. Karafilis, Maria Mar 22, 2006 11255
The politics of reading Richard Wright: Black Boy as ideological critique. Young, Robert Critical essay Dec 22, 2005 5794
Among friends: young readers give author Marie Bradby feedback on her book and their lives. Baye, Betty Winston Panel Discussion Jul 1, 2005 2881
"Raceless" writing and difference: Ann Petry's Country Place and the African-American literary canon. Bernard, Emily Mar 22, 2005 12749
"Civil" War wounds: William Wells Brown, violence, and the domestic narrative. James, Jennifer Mar 22, 2005 10158
Things fall apart: Chester Himes--writing and rejection. Bernard, Louise Biography Mar 22, 2005 11419
"One was a woman, the other a man": a psychoanalytic study of sexual identity in the novels of Toni Morrison. Warde, Anthony Critical essay Jan 1, 2005 9619
Triple crown winner: in the hot category of urban fiction, ex-offender Victoria Stringer self-published her story and launched her successful, independent press. Murray, Victoria Christopher May 1, 2004 912
Reading Hurston writing. Laudun, John Mar 22, 2004 10614
History in Ralph Ellison's Juneteenth. Johnson, Loretta Mar 22, 2004 8230
35 years as a literary maverick: Clarence Major is revered and respected for his literary achievements. He's just not as widely known as he should be. Fleming, Robert Mar 1, 2004 2644
"A slightly different sense of time": palimpsestic time in Invisible Man. Singer, Marc Sep 22, 2003 12233
Other nature: resistance to ecological hegemony in Charles W. Chesnutt's The Conjure Woman. Myers, Jeffrey Mar 22, 2003 10199
"This strange communion": surveillance and spectatorship in Ann Petry's The Street. Hicks, Heather Mar 22, 2003 11148
Richard Wright's Lawd Today! And the political uses of modernism. Costello, Brannon Mar 22, 2003 8623
Transgressing race and community in Chester Himes's If He Hollers Let Him Go. Itagaki, Lynn M. Mar 22, 2003 11141
Truth in timbre: Morrison's extension of slave narrative song in Beloved. Capuano, Peter J. Mar 22, 2003 5175
Langston Hughes's "Mississippi--1955": a note on revisions and an appeal for reconsideration. Metress, Christopher Mar 22, 2003 5350
Frank Marshall Davis: a forgotten voice in the Chicago Black Renaissance. Takara, Kathryn Waddell Dec 22, 2002 10179
Aesthetic modes in Afro-American fiction: Alice Walker and Ralph Ellison. (Literary Criticism). Nama, Charles Sep 22, 2002 3021
Reclaiming the Frontier: Oscar Micheaux as Black Turnerian. Moos, Dan Critical Essay Sep 22, 2002 15222
Preachin' and singin' just to make it over: the gospel impulse as survival strategy in Leon Forrest's Bloodworth Trilogy. Williams, Dana Critical Essay Sep 22, 2002 6886
Book reviewing, African-American style. Coleman, Wanda Sep 16, 2002 3034
Art, literature, and the Harlem Renaissance: the messages of God's Trombones. Carroll, Anne Critical Essay Jun 22, 2002 10541
Ralph Ellison: invisible man & jazz: a conversation with Stanley Crouch and Horace Porter. Interview Jun 22, 2002 4964
Satisfy My Soul - Black life and nature in the rural South of the twenties comes alive in Zora Neale Hurston's latest resurrection from the archive. LOWE, JOHN Critical Essay May 1, 2002 3657
Who owns the whip?: Chesnutt, Tourgee, and Reconstruction justice. Hardwig, Bill Mar 22, 2002 9344
Keeping up with the Joneses: the naming of racial identities in the autobiographical writings of LeRoi Jones/ Amiri Baraka, Hettie Jones, and Lisa Jones. Thompson, Deborah Jan 1, 2002 8113
Ralph Ellison, Richard Wright, and the Case of Angelo Herndon. Griffiths, Frederick T. Critical Essay Dec 22, 2001 14000
Picturing the Mother, Claiming Egypt: My Bondage and My Freedom as Auto(bio)ethnography. Chaney, Michael A. Critical Essay Sep 22, 2001 10185
Slouching toward Beastliness: Richard Wright's Anatomy of Thomas Dixon. Eby, Clare Critical Essay Sep 22, 2001 12585
from the editor-in-chief. COX, WILLIAM E. Editorial Sep 1, 2001 384
The Legacy of GHETTO PULP FICTION. Osborne, Gwendolyn Critical Essay Sep 1, 2001 1377
WHY HIP-HOP HEADS LOVE DONALD GOINES. Grant, Tracy Brief Article Sep 1, 2001 819
Figures of Orality: The Master, The Mistress, The Slave Mother in Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself. BLACKFORD, HOLLY Critical Essay Jun 22, 2001 7775
The One All-Black Town Worth the Pain: (African) American Exceptionalism, Historical Narration, and the Critique of Nationhood in Toni Morrison's Paradise. Dalsgard, Katrine Critical Essay Jun 22, 2001 9314
Soul Food. Bibliography May 1, 2001 675
Let's Hear It for the Boys. Houser, Pat Brief Article May 1, 2001 727
CLIMBING THE CRYSTAL STAIR. Brief Article May 1, 2001 346
Invented by Horror: The Gothic and African American Literary Ideology in Native Son. Smethurst, James Critical Essay Mar 22, 2001 7342
Mule Bone: Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston's Dream Deferred of an African-American Theatre of the Black Word. Manuel, Carme Critical Essay Mar 22, 2001 10209
Power and Knowledge in Walter Mosley's Devil in a Blue Dress. Wesley, Marilyn C. Critical Essay Mar 22, 2001 8560
Suicide or Messianic Self-Sacrifice?: Exhuming Willa's Body in Gloria Naylor's Linden Hills. Okonkwo, Christopher N. Critical Essay Mar 22, 2001 8908
"Looking at One's Self Through the Eyes of Others": W. E. B. Du Bois's Photographs for the 1900 Paris Exposition. Smith, Shown Michelle Dec 22, 2000 9271
Waste and Whiteness: Zora Neale Hurston and the Politics of Eugenics. Jackson, Chuck Dec 22, 2000 14627
African-American Authors. Nelson, Corinne Oct 1, 2000 1179
Revolutionary Suicide in Toni Morrison's Fiction. Ryan, Katy Critical Essay Sep 22, 2000 15337
"I just don't know how to move on your word": From Signifyin(g) to Syndetic Homage in James Baldwin's Responses to William Faulkner. PAVLIC, ED Critical Essay Sep 22, 2000 6606
Embodying Cultural Memory in Paule Marshall's Praisesong for the Widow. Rogers, Susan Critical Essay Mar 22, 2000 10685
To "Flash White Light from Ebony": The Problem of Modernism in Jean Toomer's Cane. KODAT, CATHERINE GUNTHER Critical Essay Mar 22, 2000 8624
Another Country. Brief Article Jan 1, 2000 172
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner: Folklore, Folkloristics, and African American Literary Criticism. Prahlad, Anand Dec 22, 1999 6204
Racial Violence and Representation: Performance Strategies in Lynching Dramas of the 1920s. Stephens, Judith L. Dec 22, 1999 10290
Du Bois the Novelist: White Influence, Black Spirit, and The Quest of the Silver Fleece. Lee, Maurice Critical Essay Sep 22, 1999 7388
The Mirror and the Veil: The Passing Novel and the Quest for American Racial Identity. Sheehy, John Critical Essay Sep 22, 1999 9286
From No Man's Land to Mother-land: Emasculation and Nationalism in Richard Wright's Depression Era Urban Novels. Dawahare, Anthony Critical Essay Sep 22, 1999 9602
"Payin' one's dues": expatriation as personal experience and paradigm in the works of James Baldwin. Tomlinson, Robert Mar 22, 1999 9089
Who has the right to say? Charles W. Chesnutt, whiteness, and the public sphere. Wilson, Matthew Mar 22, 1999 9419
Communal Responsibility in Ernest J. Gaines's A Lesson Before Dying. FOLKS, JEFFREY J. Critical Essay Mar 22, 1999 5198
Black portraits in African-American literature: a perspective from 1920-1996, including the Midwest. Aronson, Marilyn Carlson Oct 1, 1998 4658
Ishmael Reed's inductive narratology of detection. Ludwig, Sami Sep 22, 1998 6013
Beneath the Black aesthetic: James Baldwin's primer of Black American masculinity. Hudson, Barbara Jun 22, 1998 9145
Call-and-response: parallel "slave narrative" in August Wilson's 'The Piano Lesson.' (African American author) Boan, Devon Jun 22, 1998 5314
"Keepin' it real": Walter Dean Myers and the promise of African-American children's literature. Lane, R.D. Mar 22, 1998 8173
The horror of Bigger Thomas: the perception of form without face in Richard Wright's 'Native Son.' George, Stephen K. Sep 22, 1997 4666
"Protection in My Mouf": self, voice, and community in Zora Neale Hurston's 'Dust Tracks on a Road' and 'Mules and Men.' (autobiography and ethnography by Zora Neale Hurston) Domina, Lynn Jun 22, 1997 8193
'Sorcery is dialectical:' Plato and Jean Toomer in Charles Johnson's 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice.' (philosopher; authors) Griffiths, Frederick T. Dec 22, 1996 7349
The artist as universal mind: Berkeley's influence on Charles Johnson. Storhoff, Gary Dec 22, 1996 5738
'Oxherding Tale' and 'Siddhartha:' philosophy, fiction, and the emergence of a hidden tradition. Byrd, Rudolph P. Dec 22, 1996 5682
Reading rigor mortis: offstage violence and excluded middles 'in' Johnson's 'Middle Passage' and Morrison's 'Beloved.' (authors Charles Johnson and Toni Morrison) O'Keefe, Vincent A. Dec 22, 1996 7241
Isadora at sea: misogyny as comic capital in Charles Johnson's 'Middle Passage.' (fictional character Isadora Bailey) Muther, Elizabeth Dec 22, 1996 6142
Tearing the goat's flesh: homosexuality, abjection and the production of a late twentieth-century black masculinity. Reid-Pharr, Robert F. Sep 22, 1996 10954
Syndetic redemption: above-underground emergence in David Bradley's 'The Chaneysville Incident.' Pavlic, Edward Jun 22, 1996 11505
Images of subversion: Ishmael Reed and the hoodoo trickster. Lindroth, James Jun 22, 1996 7084
Femininity, publicity, and the class division of cultural labor: Jessie Redmon Fauset's 'There Is Confusion.' Miller, Nina Jun 22, 1996 9768
"You Just Can't Keep a Good Woman Down": Alice Walker sings the blues. Johnson, Maria V. Jun 22, 1996 9195
Postmodern ethnography and the womanist mission: postcolonial sensibilities in 'Possessing the Secret of Joy.' Gourdine, Angeletta K.M. Jun 22, 1996 4210
Haunted by innocence: the debate with Dostoevsky in Wright's 'other novel,' "The Outsider." Lynch, Michael F. Jun 22, 1996 6655
Richard Wright's 'The Long Dream' as racial and sexual discourse. Hakutani, Yoshinobu Jun 22, 1996 8482
Charles Johnson's quest for black freedom in 'Oxherding Tale.' Coleman, James W. Dec 22, 1995 8477
The African sacrificial kingship ritual and Johnson's 'Middle Passage.' Walby, Celestin Dec 22, 1995 7795
From liminality to a home of her own? The quest motif in Maryse Conde's fiction. Nyatetu-Waigwa, Wangari wa Jun 22, 1995 7158
Caribbean insularization of identities in Maryse Conde's work: from 'En attendant le bonheur' to 'Les derniers rois mages.'(Maryse Conde: A Special Issue) Rosello, Mireille Jun 22, 1995 6772
Divided desire: biculturality and the representation of identity in 'En attendant le bonheur.'(Maryse Conde: A Special Issue) Murdoch, H. Adlai Jun 22, 1995 6603
Maryse Conde as contemporary griot in 'Segu.'(Maryse Conde: A Special Issue) Jun 22, 1995 4545
Reading in circles: sexuality and/as history in 'I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem.'(Maryse Conde: A Special Issue) de Bruin, Michelle Smith Jun 22, 1995 2829
'Moi, Tituba Sorciere ... Noire de Salem' as a tale of 'Petite Marronne.'(Maryse Conde: A Special Issue) Becel, Pascale Jun 22, 1995 3826
Emancipating the voice: Maryse Conde's 'La vie scelerate.'(Maryse Conde: A Special Issue) Morrison, Anthea Jun 22, 1995 4407
Portrait of the artist as dreamer: Maryse Conde's 'Traversee de la Mangrove' and 'Les Derniers Rois Mages.'(Maryse Conde: A Special Issue) Moudileno, Lydie Jun 22, 1995 6974
Conde's critical seesaw. Hewitt, Leah D. Jun 22, 1995 5731
Dialogue with the ancestors. Perret, Delphine Jun 22, 1995 9069
Maryse Conde's 'Les Derniers Rois mages.'(Maryse Conde: A Special Issue) Smock, Ann Jun 22, 1995 7156
Uprooting Antillean identity: Maryse Conde's 'La colonie du nouveau monde.'(Maryse Conde: A Special Issue) Soestwohner, Bettina Jun 22, 1995 9266
Traces of Derrida in Toni Morrison's 'Jazz.' Page, Philip Mar 22, 1995 7694
"Leavin' a mark on the wor(l)d": marksmen and marked men in 'Middle Passage.' Goudie, S.X. Mar 22, 1995 8499
Ellison's vision of 'Communitas.' (Ralph Ellison)(excerpts from The Carleton Miscellany, vol. 18, no. 3, Winter 1980) Scott, Nathan A., Jr. Mar 22, 1995 5176
Healers in Gloria Naylor's fiction. Puhr, Kathleen M. Dec 22, 1994 3943
Black South literature: before day annotations (for Blyden Jackson). Ward, Jerry W., Jr. Jun 22, 1993 6211
The autobiography of an idea. Millican, Arthenia Bates Mar 22, 1993 1915
Thinking beyond catastrophe: Leon Forrest's 'There is a Tree More Ancient Than Eden.' (Leon Forrest: A Special Section) Warren, Kenneth W. Mar 22, 1993 5525

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