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The Postwar African American Novel: Protest and Discontent, 1945 1950

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A rediscovery of forgotten talent overshadowed in the heyday of the african american novel Americans in the World War II era bought the novels of African American writers in unprecedented numbers. But the names on the books lining shelves and filling barracks trunks were not the now-familiar Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison, but Frank Yerby, Chester Himes, William Gardner Smith, and J. Saunders Redding. In this book, Stephanie Brown recovers the work of these innovative novelists, overturning conventional wisdom about the ...

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The Postwar African American Novel: Protest and Discontent, 1945 1950 2013, University Press of Mississippi

ISBN-13: 9781617038341

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The Postwar African American Novel: Protest and Discontent, 1945-1950 2011, University Press of Mississippi

ISBN-13: 9781604739732

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