156 Collage of Books in the Literary Criticism / American / African American Category — View a list.

Click for more detail about The Poetics of Difference: Queer Feminist Forms in the African Diaspora by Mecca Jamilah Sullivan
Click for more detail about Read Until You Understand: The Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature by Farah Jasmine Griffin
Click for more detail about Nothing Personal by James Baldwin
Click for more detail about (s)Kinfolk: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah by Tochi Onyebuchi
Click for more detail about Cosmic Deputy: Poetry & Context by Kalamu ya Salaam
Click for more detail about A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraqib
Click for more detail about Sensuous Knowledge: A Black Feminist Approach for Everyone by Minna Salami
Click for more detail about I Am New Orleans: 36 Poets Revisit Marcus Christian’s Definitive Poem by Kalamu ya Salaam
Click for more detail about Being Property Once Myself: Blackness and the End of Man by Joshua Bennett
Click for more detail about Ralph Ellison: A Life in Letters by Ralph Ellison
Click for more detail about Furious Flower: Seeding the Future of African American Poetry by Joanne V. Gabbin and Lauren K. Alleyne
Click for more detail about Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time, and Mine by Emily Bernard
Click for more detail about “Pretends to Be Free:” Runaway Slave Advertisements from Colonial and Revolutionary New York and New Jersey by Graham Russell Gao Hodges and Alan Edward Brown
Click for more detail about Approaches to Teaching Baraka’s Dutchman by Gerald L. Early
Click for more detail about Conversations with John A. Williams by Jeffrey Allen Tucker and John A. Williams
Click for more detail about Black Ink: Literary Legends on the Peril, Power, and Pleasure of Reading and Writing by Stephanie Stokes Oliver
Click for more detail about Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg by Vanessa K. Valdés
Click for more detail about Searching for Sycorax: Black Women’s Hauntings of Contemporary Horror by Kinitra D. Brooks
Click for more detail about The Origin of Others by Toni Morrison
Click for more detail about The Whiskey of Our Discontent: Gwendolyn Brooks as Conscience and Change Agent by Quraysh Ali Lansana and Georgia A. Popoff
Click for more detail about Condition Red: Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries (Poets on Poetry) by Yusef Komunyakaa
Click for more detail about Beyond the Rope by Karlos K. Hill
Click for more detail about Reading Contemporary African American Literature by Beauty Bragg
Click for more detail about The Other Blacklist: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s by Mary Helen Washington
Click for more detail about The Cambridge History of African American Literature by Maryemma Graham and Jerry W. Ward
Click for more detail about These Truly Are the Brave: An Anthology of African American Writings on War and Citizenship by A Yemisi Jimoh and Françoise Hamlin
Click for more detail about Black Kirby: In Search of the MotherBoxx Connection by John Jennings and Stacey Robinson
Click for more detail about Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women by Mia E. Bay, Farah Jasmine Griffin, Martha S. Jones, and Barbara D. Savage
Click for more detail about A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable’s Malcolm X by Jared Ball and Todd Steven Burroughs
Click for more detail about Selected Letters of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes
Click for more detail about F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover’s Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature by William J. Maxwell
Click for more detail about James Baldwin The Last Interview: and Other Conversations by James Baldwin
Click for more detail about SOSCalling All Black People: A Black Arts Movement Reader by John Bracey Jr., Sonia Sanchez, and James Smethurst
Click for more detail about Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation by Sheena C. Howard and Ronald L. Jackson II
Click for more detail about Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin
Click for more detail about Writing Beyond Race: Living Theory And Practice by bell hooks
Click for more detail about And Bid Him Sing: A Biography Of Countee Cullen by Charles Molesworth
Click for more detail about The Works Of Alain Locke by Charles Molesworth
Click for more detail about Dorothy West’s Paradise: A Biography Of Class And Color by Cherene Sherrard-Johnson
Click for more detail about By Any Means Necessary: Malcolm X: Real, Not Reinvented by Herb Boyd
Click for more detail about The Conjure Stories (Norton Critical Editions) by Charles W. Chesnutt
Click for more detail about The World Has Changed: Conversations with Alice Walker by Alice Walker
Click for more detail about Literary Sisters: Dorothy West And Her Circle, A Biography Of The Harlem Renaissance by Verner D. Mitchell and Cynthia Davis
Click for more detail about Integrating African American Literature in the Library and Classroom by Dorothy Littlejohn Guthrie
Click for more detail about The Word: Black Writers Talk About The Transformative Power Of Reading And Writing by Marita Golden
Click for more detail about The Indignant Generation: A Narrative History of African American Writers and Critics, 1934-1960 by Lawrence P. Jackson
Click for more detail about Albert Murray And The Aesthetic Imagination Of A Nation (Pebble Hill) by Barbara A. Baker
Click for more detail about Conversations With Yusef Komunyakaa (Literary Conversations Series) by Shirley A. James Hanshaw
Click for more detail about Betrayal: How Black Intellectuals Have Abandoned the Ideals of the Civil Rights Era by Houston Baker Jr.
Click for more detail about Conversations With Octavia Butler by Conseula Francis
Click for more detail about Baldwin’s Harlem: A Biography of James Baldwin by Herb Boyd
Click for more detail about God’s Bits of Wood by Ousmane Sembène
Click for more detail about Slave Cinema: The Crisis of the African-American in Film by Andre Seewood
Click for more detail about Toni Morrison: Conversations (Literary Conversations Series) by Carolyn C. Denard
Click for more detail about God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse (Penguin Classics) by James Weldon Johnson
Click for more detail about Meditations And Ascensions: Black Writers On Writing by Brenda M. Greene and Fred Beauford
Click for more detail about Richard Wright: The Life and Times by Hazel Rowley
Click for more detail about Ralph Ellison: Emergence of Genius by Lawrence P. Jackson
Click for more detail about Harlem Crossroads: Black Writers And The Photograph In The Twentieth Century by Sara Blair
Click for more detail about Zora Neale Hurston: A Biography of the Spirit (Women Writers of Color) by Deborah G. Plant
Click for more detail about Power And Possibility: Essays, Reviews, And Interviews (Poets On Poetry) by Elizabeth Alexander
Click for more detail about Conversations with Leon Forrest (Literary Conversations) by Leon Forrest
Click for more detail about George S. Schuyler: Portrait Of A Black Conservative by Oscar R. Williams
Click for more detail about Bookmarks: Reading in Black and White A Memoir by Karla FC Holloway
Click for more detail about Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor by Paul Beatty
Click for more detail about Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem’s First Decade by Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady
Click for more detail about Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem’s First Decade by Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady
Click for more detail about The Black Arts Movement: Literary Nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s by James Smethurst
Click for more detail about Worrying the Line: Black Women Writers, Lineage, and Literary Tradition (Gender and American Culture) by Cheryl A. Wall
Click for more detail about The Contemporary African American Novel: Its Folk Roots and Modern Literary Branches by Bernard W. Bell
Click for more detail about Speak, So You Can Speak Again: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston by Lucy Hurston
Click for more detail about Manning the Race: Reforming Black Men in the Jim Crow Era by Marlon B. Ross
Click for more detail about The Black Interior: Essays by Elizabeth Alexander
Click for more detail about Echo Tree: The Collected Short Fiction Of Henry Dumas (Black Arts Movement Series) by Henry Dumas
Click for more detail about A Love No Less: Two Centuries Of African American Love Letters by Pamela Newkirk
Click for more detail about A Little Yellow Dog by Walter Mosley
Click for more detail about Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies (New Americanists) by Elizabeth McHenry
Click for more detail about Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies by Elizabeth McHenry
Click for more detail about My Soul Has Grown Deep: Classics of Early African-American Literature by John Edgar Wideman
Click for more detail about The Harris Family: A Novel by R.M. Johnson
Click for more detail about White Butterfly by Walter Mosley
Click for more detail about Douglass’ Women: A Novel by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Click for more detail about Devil In A Blue Dress (Easy Rawlins Mysteries) by Walter Mosley
Click for more detail about Not Guilty: Twelve Black Men Speak Out on Law, Justice, and Life by Jabari Asim
Click for more detail about Out There by Darryl Pinckney
Click for more detail about The Life of Langston Hughes: Volume I: 1902-1941, I, Too, Sing America (Life of Langston Hughes, 1902-1941) by Arnold Rampersad
Click for more detail about Impossible Witnesses: Truth, Abolitionism, and Slave Testimony by Dwight McBride
Click for more detail about African American Writers: Portraits and Visions by Lynda Koolish
Click for more detail about The Fisher King: A Novel by Paule Marshall
Click for more detail about Jazz Country: Ralph Ellison in America by Horace A. Porter
Click for more detail about Blind Ambitions: A Novel by Lolita Files
Click for more detail about For the Love of Money : A Novel by Omar Tyree
Click for more detail about A Region Not Home: Reflections From Exile by James Alan McPherson
Click for more detail about Fields Watered with Blood by Maryemma Graham
Click for more detail about Mother Imagery in the Novels of Afro-Caribbean Women by Simone A. James Alexander
Click for more detail about African American Literary Theory: A Reader by Winston Napier
Click for more detail about The Rejected American by Fred Beauford
Click for more detail about The Harris Men by R.M. Johnson
Click for more detail about The Messenger Reader: Stories, Poetry, and Essays from The Messenger Magazine by Sondra Kathryn Wilson
Click for more detail about remembered rapture: the writer at work by bell hooks
Click for more detail about Renaissance in Harlem by Lionel C. Bascom
Click for more detail about The Opportunity Reader: Stories, Poetry, and Essays from the Urban League’s Opportunity Magazine by Sondra Kathryn Wilson
Click for more detail about I Call Myself An Artist: Writings by and About Charles Johnson by Rudolph P. Byrd
Click for more detail about Deep Sightings & Rescue Missions: Fiction, Essays, And Conversations by Toni Cade Bambara
Click for more detail about Sacred Fire: The QBR 100 Essential Black Books by Max Rodriguez, Angeli R. Rasbury, Carol Taylor, and Charles Johnson
Click for more detail about The Crisis Reader: Stories, Poetry, and Essays from the N.A.A.C.P. Crisis Magazine by Sondra Kathryn Wilson
Click for more detail about Honey, Hush!: An Anthology of African American Women’s Humor by Daryl Cumber Dance
Click for more detail about Teaching African American Literature: Theory and Practice by Maryemma Graham
Click for more detail about Being and Race: Black Writing Since 1970 by Charles Johnson
Click for more detail about Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America by Saidiya Hartman
Click for more detail about On A Mission: Selected Poems And A History Of The Last Poets by Abiodun Oyewole and Umar Bin Hassan
Click for more detail about The Norton Anthology of African American Literature by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Nellie Y. McKay
Click for more detail about Eulogies by Amiri Baraka
Click for more detail about “Who Set You Flowin’?”: The African-American Migration Narrative (Race And American Culture) by Farah Jasmine Griffin
Click for more detail about The Darker Face of the Earth: Completely Revised Second Edition by Rita Dove
Click for more detail about The Richer, The Poorer by Dorothy West
Click for more detail about The Souls of Black Folk: Includes “The Talented Tenth” and ”The Souls of White Folk” by W.E.B. Du Bois
Click for more detail about The Hero And the Blues by Albert Murray
Click for more detail about Every Tub Must Sit on Its Own Bottom: The Philosophy and Politics of Zora Neale Hurston by Deborah G. Plant
Click for more detail about The Black Unicorn: Poems (Norton Paperback) by Audre Lorde
Click for more detail about Shadow And Act by Ralph Ellison
Click for more detail about Les Blancs: The Collected Last Plays: The Drinking Gourd/What Use Are Flowers? by Lorraine Hansberry
Click for more detail about Sisterfire: Black Womanist Fiction and Poetry by Charlotte Watson Sherman
Click for more detail about Black Betty (Mask Noir) by Walter Mosley
Click for more detail about Songs Of Enchantment by Ben Okri
Click for more detail about Wild Women Don’t Wear No Blues: Black Women Writers on Love, Men and Sex by Marita Golden
Click for more detail about Conversations with Richard Wright (Literary Conversations) by Richard Wright
Click for more detail about The Big Sea: An Autobiography by Langston Hughes
Click for more detail about Playing In The Dark: Whiteness And The Literary Imagination by Toni Morrison
Click for more detail about Absolutely Nothing To Get Alarmed About: The Complete Novels Of Charles Wright by Charles Wright
Click for more detail about How I Wrote Jubilee: And Other Essays on Life and Literature by Maryemma Graham
Click for more detail about Black Southern Voices: An Anthology by John O. Killens and Jerry W. Ward
Click for more detail about Howard Street by Nathan C. Heard
Click for more detail about Undersong: Chosen Poems Old and New by Audre Lorde
Click for more detail about Magic City by Yusef Komunyakaa
Click for more detail about Don’t Cry, Scream by Haki Madhubuti
Click for more detail about Omeros by Derek Walcott
Click for more detail about The Panther & the Lash by Langston Hughes
Click for more detail about Contending Forces: A Romance Illustrative of Negro Life North and South by Pauline Hopkins
Click for more detail about My Soul’s High Song by Countee Cullen
Click for more detail about Fever (Contemporary American Fiction) by John Edgar Wideman
Click for more detail about The Magazine Novels of Pauline Hopkins: (including Hagar’s Daughter, Winona, and of One Blood) by Pauline Hopkins
Click for more detail about Black-Eyed Susans and Midnight Birds: Stories by and about Black Women by Mary Helen Washington
Click for more detail about The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African-American Literary Criticism by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Click for more detail about Figures in Black: Words, Signs, and the “Racial“ Self by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Click for more detail about The Spook Who Sat by the Door by Sam Greenlee
Click for more detail about Invented Lives: Narratives of Black Women 1860-1960 by Mary Helen Washington
Click for more detail about The Life of Langston Hughes: Volume I: 1902-1941: I, Too, Sing America by Arnold Rampersad
Click for more detail about Thomas and Beulah by Rita Dove
Click for more detail about The Black Poets by Dudley Randall
Click for more detail about Black Women Writers (1950-1980): A Critical Evaluation by Mari Evans
Click for more detail about Once by Alice Walker
Click for more detail about Dream On Monkey Mountain And Other Plays by Derek Walcott
Click for more detail about Five Plays by Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes
Click for more detail about Word Hustle: Critical Essays and Reflections on the Works of Donald Goines  by L.H. Stallings and Greg Thomas