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Conclusion: Lazarus Lives

Joanna Brooks

in American Lazarus: Religion and the Rise of African American and Native American Literatures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195332919
eISBN:
9780199851263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332919.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. The first generation of African American and Native American authors set into motion processes that forever changed the course of ... More


Along the Streets of Bronzeville: Black Chicago's Literary Landscape

Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037825
eISBN:
9780252095108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037825.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book examines the flowering of African American creativity, activism, and scholarship in the South Side Chicago district known as Bronzeville during the period between the Harlem Renaissance in ... More


Shadowing the White Man's Burden: U.S. Imperialism and the Problem of the Color Line

Gretchen Murphy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795989
eISBN:
9780814759592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795989.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

During the height of 19th-century imperialism, Rudyard Kipling published his famous poem “The White Man's Burden.” While some of his American readers argued that the poem served as justification for ... More


Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature

Eric Gardner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732832
eISBN:
9781604732849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732832.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In January of 1861, on the eve of both the Civil War and the rebirth of the African Methodist Episcopal Church’s Christian Recorder, John Mifflin Brown wrote to the paper praising its editor Elisha ... More


Unexpected Stories

Gerry Canavan

in Octavia E. Butler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040665
eISBN:
9780252099106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040665.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Octavia E. Butler's literary and cultural legacy. Aside from her novels, interviews, and essays, Butler has contributed to the flourishing of diversity in science fiction from ... More


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