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African American Literature Up to 1940

Literature Online (LION)

Literature Online (LION)
Check "Author Pages" for biographies and lists of recent articles. Rutgers-restricted Access.

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  • Charles Waddell Chesnutt
  • Biographical Compilations

    African American Authors, 1745-1945: Bio-bibliographical Critical Sourcebook
    Emmanuel S. Nelson. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, 2000. Rutgers-restricted Access
    Afro-American Writers Before the Harlem Renaissance
    Trudier Harris and Thadious M. Davis. Detroit, Gale, 1986. Rutgers-restricted Access
    Afro-American Writers from the Harlem Renaissance to 1940
    Thadious M. Davis and Trudier Harris. Detoit, Gale, 1987. Rutgers-restricted Access
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