The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African American Literary Criticism - Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.

The Signifying Monkey is the first book of literary criticism to trace the roots of contemporary Black literature to Afro-American folklore and to the traditions of African languages. As the author examines the ancient poetry of the Ifa Oracle (found in Nigeria, Benin, Brazil, Cuba, and Haiti), he uncovers the origins of a sacred system of ... Read More

The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African American Literary Criticism 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195136470

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The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African-American Literary Criticism 1989, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195060751

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The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African-American Literary Criticism 1988, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195034639

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