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Selected Bibliography 2000-2005

Abernathy, Jeff. To Hell and Back: Race and Betrayal in the Southern Novel. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2003.

Allen, Carol D. Peculiar Passages: Black Women Playwrights, 1875 to 2000. NY: Peter Lang, 2005.

Baker, Houston A., Jr., and David L. Dudley. Critical Memory: Public Spheres, African American Writing, and Black Fathers and Sons in America. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2001.

Bell, Bernard W. The Contemporary African American Novel: Its Folk Roots and Modern Literary Branches. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 2004.

Boan, Devon. The Black 'I': Author and Audience in African American Literature. NY: Peter Lang, 2002.

Bruce, Dickson D., Jr. The Origins of African American Literature, 1680-1865. Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 2001.

Carr, Robert. Black Nationalism in the New World: Reading the African-American and West Indian Experience. Durham: Duke UP, 2002.

Csicsila, Joseph, and Tom Quirk. Canons by Consensus: Critical Trends and American Literature Anthologies. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 2004.

Early, Gerald L. This Is Where I Came In: Black America in the 1960s. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2003.

English, Daylanne K. Unnatural Selections: Eugenics in American Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2004.

Ervin, Hazel A. The Handbook of African American Literature. Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2004.

Gates, Henry L. Jr., and Evelyn B. Higginbotham. African American Lives. NY: oxford UP, 2004.

Harris, Trudier. Saints, Sinners, Saviors: Strong Black Women in African American Literature. NY: Palgrave, 2001.

Hogue, W. Lawrence. The African American Male, Writing, and Difference: A Polycentric Approach to African American Literature, Criticism, and History. Albany: State U of New York P, 2003.

King, Lovalerie, and Trudier Harris-Lopez. A Student's Guide to African American Literature, 1760 to the Present. NY: Peter Lang, 2003.

Pfeiffer, Kathleen. Race Passing and American Individualism. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 2003.

Wall, Cheryl A. Worrying the Line: Black Women Writers, Lineage, and Literary Tradition. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2005.

Zabel, Darcy A. The (Underground) Railroad in African American Literature. NY: Peter Lang, 2004.

Zackodnik, Teresa C. The Mulatta and the Politics of Race. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2004.

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Ernest, John. Chaotic Justice: Rethinking African American Literary History. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2009.

Gardner, Eric. Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2009.

Green, Adam. Selling the Race: Culture, Community, and Black Chicago, 1940-1955. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2007.

Herring, Scott. Queering the Underworld: Slumming, Literature, and the Undoing of Lesbian and Gay History. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2007.

James, Jennifer C. A Freedom Bought with Blood: African American War Literature from the Civil War to World War II. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2007.

Jarrett, Gene A. Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2007.

King, Lovalerie. Race, Theft, and Ethics: Property Matters in African American Literature. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 2007.

Lewis, Leslie W. Telling Narratives: Secrets in African American Literature. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2007.

McGeachy, M. G. Lonesome Words: The Vocal Poetics of the Old English Lament and the African-American Blues Song. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

Parham, Marisa. Haunting and Displacement in African American Literature and Culture. NY: Routledge, 2009.

Richards, Phillip M. Black Heart: The Moral Life of Recent African American Letters. NY: Peter Lang, 2006.

Richardson, Riché. Black Masculinity and the U.S. South: From Uncle Tom to Gangsta. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2007.

Rottenberg, Catherine. Performing Americanness: Race, Class, and Gender in Modern African-American and Jewish-American Literature. Hanover, NH: UP of New England, 2008.

Samuels, Wilfred D., Woodard, Loretta, Gilchrist; Guzzio, and Tracie Church. eds. Encyclopedia of African-American Literature. NY: Facts On File, 2007.

Thompson, Carlyle V. Eating the Black Body: Miscegenation as Sexual Consumption in African American Literature and Culture. NY: Peter Lang, 2006.

- - -. Black Outlaws: Race, Law, and Male Subjectivity in African American Literature and Culture. NY: Peter Lang, 2010.

Walters, Tracey L. African American Literature and the Classicist Tradition: Black Women Writers from Wheatley to Morrison. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Selected Bibliography 2011-Present

Holloway, Jonathan S. Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2013.

Jarrett, Gene A. Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature. NY: New York UP, 2011.

Metcalf, Josephine. The Culture and Politics of Contemporary Street Gang Memoirs. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2012.

Moody-Turner, Shirley. Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2013.

Roberts, Brian R. Artistic Ambassadors: Literary and International Representation of the New Negro Era. Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 2013.

Young, Patricia A. African American Women Playwrights Confront Violence: A Critical Study of Nine Dramatists. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012.

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

Reuben, Paul P. "PAL: Appendix B: African-American Studies." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. URL: http://www.paulreuben.website/pal/append/black.html (provide page date or date of your login).

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