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Speech and Power: The African-American Essay and its Cultural Content from Polemics to Pulpit (2 vol.)

Early, Gerald

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ISBN 10: 0880012641 / ISBN 13: 9780880012645
Published by Ecco Press, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1992
Condition: As New Soft cover
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Stated first softcover printing. Two trade paperback volumes. Cntents arranged by topic and thematically. Volume one contains essays y W.E. B. Du Bois, William Pickens, Hubert H. Harrison, Chandler Owen, James Weldon Johnson, Wallace Thurman, Langston Hughes, Arna Bontemps, James Baldwin, Larry Neal, William Gardner Smith, many others. Volume Two includes essays by Countee Cullen, A. Philip Randolph., George S. Schuyler, Hoyt Fuller, Margaret Walker, Audre Lorde, Toni Cade, Nikki Giovanni, Gordon Parks, etc. Both volumes unread, as new with a small bump to Volume 1 at top foreedge. 366+564 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 2794

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Title: Speech and Power: The African-American Essay...

Publisher: Ecco Press, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:As New

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Book

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Book by Early, Gerald

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Gerald Early is the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, professor of English and of African and Afro-American Studies, and director of the Center for Humanities at Washington University. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he is the editor of several volumes, including This Is Where I Came In: Black America in the 1960s; The Sammy Davis Jr. Reader; Body Language: Writers on Sport; Speech and Power; Lure and Loathing: Essays on Race, Identity, and the Ambivalence of Assimilation; and My Soul's High Song: The Collected Works of Countee Cullen, as well as the author of The Culture of Bruising: Essays on Prizefighting, Literature, and Modern American Culture, which won the 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism; One Nation Under a Groove: Motown and American Culture; Daughters: On Family and Fatherhood; and Tuxedo Junction.

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