John Henry Roark Bradford's Novel and Play


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Roark Bradford's 1931 novel and 1939 play dealing with the legendary folk-hero John Henry (both titled John Henry) were extremely influential in their own time but have long been unavailable or extremely hard to find. In this unique collection, Steven C.Tracy has joined Bradford's seminal works in a new critical edition to help contextualize both the novel and play, making these vital texts widely available again for scholars of folklore and African American literature. This new volume includes an expansive introduction ...

John Henry Roark Bradford's Novel and Play 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195371048

Critical edition