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Author Brown, Sterling A., 1901-1989.
Title A son's return : selected essays of Sterling A. Brown / edited with a foreword by Mark A. Sanders.
Publication Info. Boston : Northeastern University Press, [1996]
©1996
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 9  824 B    IN LIBRARY
Description xxii, 314 pages ; 24 cm.
Description eth African Americans lcdgt
nat Americans lcdgt
Series The Northeastern library of Black literature
Northeastern library of Black literature.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A son's return: "Oh, didn't he ramble" -- The negro in Washington -- The American race problem as reflected in American literature -- Count us in -- Athletics and the arts -- Our literary audience -- Negro character as seen by white authors -- The new negro in literature (1925-1955) -- Folk literature -- Negro folk expression -- Negro folk expression: spirituals, seculars, ballads and work songs -- Stray notes on jazz -- Not without laughter -- A romantic defense -- "caroling softly souls of slavery" -- Imitation of life: once a pancake -- "Luck is a fortune" -- An annotated bibliography of the works of Sterling a. Brown / Robert G. O'Meally.
Subject African Americans.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Folklore.
Folk literature, American -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Politics and government.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
African Americans in literature.
Genre or Form Essays.
Added Author Sanders, Mark A., 1963- editor, author of foreword.
ISBN 1555532748 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
9781555532741 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
1555532756 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
9781555532758 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)