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Contemporary Black Men's Fiction and Drama

Contemporary Black Men's Fiction and Drama( )
Editor: Clark, Keith
ISBN:978-0-252-02676-8
Publication Date:Sep 2001
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.00
Book Description:

Demonstrating the extraordinary versatility of African-American men's writing since the 1970s, this forceful collection illustrates how African-American male novelists and playwrights have absorbed, challenged, and expanded the conventions of black American writing and, with it, black male identity. From the "John Henry Syndrome"--a definition of black masculinity based on brute strength or violence--to the submersion of black gay identity under equations of gay with white and black...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / African American
Literary Criticism / American / General
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.276 Pounds



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