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The Wiley Blackwell Anthology of African AmericanLiterature is a comprehensive collection of poems, shortstories, novellas, novels, plays, autobiographies, and essaysauthored by African Americans from the eighteenth century until thepresent.  Evenly divided into two volumes, it is also thefirst such anthology to be conceived and published for bothclassroom and online education in the new millennium. 

  • Reflects the current scholarly and pedagogic structure ofAfrican American literary studies
  • Selects literary texts according to extensive research onclassroom adoptions, scholarship, and the expert opinions ofleading professors
  • Organizes literary texts according to more appropriate periodsof literary history, dividing them into seven sections thataccurately depict intellectual, cultural, and politicalmovements
  • Includes more reprints of entire works and longer selections ofmajor works than any other anthology of its kind
  • This second volume contains a comprehensive collection oftexts authored by African Americans from the 1920s to thepresent
The two volumes of this landmark anthology can also be boughtas a set, at over 20% savings.

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The Wiley-Blackwell Anthology of African AmericanLiterature is a comprehensive collection of poems, shortstories, novellas, novels, plays, autobiographies, and essaysauthored by African Americans from the eighteenth century until thepresent.  Evenly divided into two volumes, it is also thefirst such anthology to be conceived and published for bothclassroom and online education in the new millennium. The firstvolume explores literature up to 1920 and the second, literaturesince 1920. The contents result from extensive research on theneeds of students and instructors, the cutting-edge developments inscholarship, and the expert guidance of Gene Andrew Jarrett and thediverse and distinguished advisory editors.  As a result, theanthology organizes literary texts according to more appropriateperiods of literary history, dividing them into seven sections thataccurately depict intellectual, cultural, and politicalmovements.

Volume 1 showcases the special literatures of Africa, the MiddlePassage, and slavery in the early national period; of slavery andfreedom in the antebellum and Civil War periods; and ofReconstruction and racial uplift in the New Negro period. Volume 2 exhibits the remarkable literatures of the New NegroRenaissance in the modern period; of modernism, modernity, andcivil rights; of nationalism, militancy, and the Black Aesthetic;and, finally, of the contemporary period. 

With the inclusion of extensive pedagogical features, includinga preface, volume and period introductions, author headnotes,selected scholarly bibliographies, and textual annotations, theanthology is strategically designed to support students andinstructors, and address the latest critical and scholarlyapproaches to African American literature.

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Gene Andrew Jarrett is Professor and Chair of the Departmentof English at Boston University.  He earned his A.B. inEnglish from Princeton University and his A.M. and Ph.D. in Englishfrom Brown University. Jarrett is the author of Representing theRace: A New Political History of African American Literature(2011) and Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in AfricanAmerican Literature (2007), and the editor or co-editor ofseveral volumes and collections of African American literature andliterary criticism. He is the recipient of fellowships from theAndrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson National FellowshipFoundation, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study atHarvard University.

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Daphne A. Brooks, Princeton University
Joanna Brooks, San Diego State University
Margo Natalie Crawford, Cornell University
Madhu Dubey, University of Illinois, Chicago
Michele Elam, Stanford University
Philip Gould, Brown University
George B. Hutchinson, Cornell University
Marlon B. Ross, University of Virginia
Cherene M. Sherrard-Johnson, University of Wisconsin,Madison
James Edward Smethurst, University of Massachusetts,Amherst
Werner Sollors, Harvard University
John Stauffer, Harvard University
Jeffrey Allen Tucker, University of Rochester
Ivy G. Wilson, Northwestern University

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