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The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; edited by Abby Wolf

Label
The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader
Title
The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader
Statement of responsibility
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; edited by Abby Wolf
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A scholarly primer by the intellectual and author collects three decades of his writings in a range of fields, in a volume that also offers insight into his achievements as a historian, theorist, and cultural critic
Summary
A scholarly primer by the intellectual and author collects three decades of his writings in a range of fields, in a volume that also offers insight into his achievements as a historian, theorist, and cultural critic
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10115659
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gates, Henry Louis
Dewey number
810.9/896073
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
G273 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wolf, Abby
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • Literature and society
Target audience
adult
Label
The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; edited by Abby Wolf
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt.I Genealogies : Family matters (The New Yorker) -- My Yiddishe mama (The Wall Street Journal) -- Native sons of liberty (The New York Times Week in Review) -- In the kitchen (Colored People) -- Walk the last mile (Colored People) -- The last mill picnic (Colored People) -- In our lifetime (The Root) -- Pt.II Excavation : Introduction, Our nig; or, sketches from the life of a free black by Harriet E. Wilson -- Introduction, The bondswoman's narrative : a novel by Hannah Crafts -- In her own write, series introduction, The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers -- Introduction, African American lives, with Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham -- Introduction to the first edition, Africana : the encyclopedia of the African and African American experience, second edition, with Kwame Anthony Appiah -- Prefatory notes on the African slave trade, In search of our roots -- Pt.III Canons : The master's pieces : on canon formation and the African-American tradition, Loose canons -- Introduction, "Tell me, sir,...What is 'black' literature?," Loose canons -- Preface to the second edition, The Norton anthology of African American literature, with Nellie Y. McKay -- Canon confidential : a Sam Slade caper (The New York Times Book Review) -- Pt.IV "Race," writing, and reading : Being, the will, and the semantics of death : Wole Soyinka's Death and the king's horseman -- Introduction, Writing "race" and the difference it makes (Critical Inquiry) -- Preface, The image of the black in Western art, with David Bindman -- The signifying monkey and the language of signifyin(g): rhetorical difference and the orders of meaning (The signifying monkey) -- Reading "Race," writing, and difference (PMLA) -- Jean Toomer's conflicted racial identity, with Rudolph P. Byrd (The Chronicle of Higher Eduation) -- Pt.V Reading people : Both sides now : W.E.B. Du Bois (The New York Times) -- The prince who refused the kingdom : John Hope Franklin (Du Bois Review) -- King of cats : Albert Murray (The New Yorker) -- White like me : Anatole Broyard (The New Yorker) -- Bliss Broyard (In search of our roots) -- Elizabeth Alexander (Faces of America) -- Oprah Winfrey (In search of our roots) -- Pt.VI Reading places : Africa, to me (Wonders of the African world) -- Black London (The New Yorker) -- Harlem on our minds (Critical Inquiry) -- Introduction (Black in Latin America) -- Brazil : "May Exú give me the power of speech" (Black in Latin America) -- Pt.VII Culture and politics : 2 Live Crew, decoded (The New York Times) -- "Authenticity," or the lesson of Little Tree (The New York Times Book Review) -- The chitlin circuit (The New Yorker) -- Changing places (The New York Times) -- Forty acres and a gap in wealth (The New York Times) -- Ending the slavery blame-game (The New York Times) -- Is he a racist? : James Watson's errant, perilous theories (The Washington Post) -- Pt.VIII Interviews : An interview with Josephine Baker and James Baldwin (The Southern Review) -- The future of Africa : an interview with Wole Soyinka (The Root) -- A conversation with Condoleezza Rice : on leadership (Du Bois Review) -- A conversation with William Julius Wilson on the election of Barack Obama (Du Bois Review) -- A conversation with Isabel Wilkeson : on America's great migration (Du Bois Review)
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 644 pages
Isbn
9780465028313
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011049179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 744287707
  • (OCoLC)744287707
Label
The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; edited by Abby Wolf
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt.I Genealogies : Family matters (The New Yorker) -- My Yiddishe mama (The Wall Street Journal) -- Native sons of liberty (The New York Times Week in Review) -- In the kitchen (Colored People) -- Walk the last mile (Colored People) -- The last mill picnic (Colored People) -- In our lifetime (The Root) -- Pt.II Excavation : Introduction, Our nig; or, sketches from the life of a free black by Harriet E. Wilson -- Introduction, The bondswoman's narrative : a novel by Hannah Crafts -- In her own write, series introduction, The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers -- Introduction, African American lives, with Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham -- Introduction to the first edition, Africana : the encyclopedia of the African and African American experience, second edition, with Kwame Anthony Appiah -- Prefatory notes on the African slave trade, In search of our roots -- Pt.III Canons : The master's pieces : on canon formation and the African-American tradition, Loose canons -- Introduction, "Tell me, sir,...What is 'black' literature?," Loose canons -- Preface to the second edition, The Norton anthology of African American literature, with Nellie Y. McKay -- Canon confidential : a Sam Slade caper (The New York Times Book Review) -- Pt.IV "Race," writing, and reading : Being, the will, and the semantics of death : Wole Soyinka's Death and the king's horseman -- Introduction, Writing "race" and the difference it makes (Critical Inquiry) -- Preface, The image of the black in Western art, with David Bindman -- The signifying monkey and the language of signifyin(g): rhetorical difference and the orders of meaning (The signifying monkey) -- Reading "Race," writing, and difference (PMLA) -- Jean Toomer's conflicted racial identity, with Rudolph P. Byrd (The Chronicle of Higher Eduation) -- Pt.V Reading people : Both sides now : W.E.B. Du Bois (The New York Times) -- The prince who refused the kingdom : John Hope Franklin (Du Bois Review) -- King of cats : Albert Murray (The New Yorker) -- White like me : Anatole Broyard (The New Yorker) -- Bliss Broyard (In search of our roots) -- Elizabeth Alexander (Faces of America) -- Oprah Winfrey (In search of our roots) -- Pt.VI Reading places : Africa, to me (Wonders of the African world) -- Black London (The New Yorker) -- Harlem on our minds (Critical Inquiry) -- Introduction (Black in Latin America) -- Brazil : "May Exú give me the power of speech" (Black in Latin America) -- Pt.VII Culture and politics : 2 Live Crew, decoded (The New York Times) -- "Authenticity," or the lesson of Little Tree (The New York Times Book Review) -- The chitlin circuit (The New Yorker) -- Changing places (The New York Times) -- Forty acres and a gap in wealth (The New York Times) -- Ending the slavery blame-game (The New York Times) -- Is he a racist? : James Watson's errant, perilous theories (The Washington Post) -- Pt.VIII Interviews : An interview with Josephine Baker and James Baldwin (The Southern Review) -- The future of Africa : an interview with Wole Soyinka (The Root) -- A conversation with Condoleezza Rice : on leadership (Du Bois Review) -- A conversation with William Julius Wilson on the election of Barack Obama (Du Bois Review) -- A conversation with Isabel Wilkeson : on America's great migration (Du Bois Review)
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 644 pages
Isbn
9780465028313
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011049179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 744287707
  • (OCoLC)744287707

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