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English 363: African American Literature: The Canon

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Articles about "What was African American Literature?

The following articles about Warren's book were published in the African American Review. Click on the fulltext link to read the article.

Bradley, Adam. "Assessing "What Was African American Literature?"; Or, The State Of The Field In The New Millennium: Our Mayan Prophecy." African American Review 44.4 (2011): 570-573. Fulltext

Castronovo, Russ. "Assessing "What Was African American Literature?"; Or, The State Of The Field In The New Millennium: Trains, Planes, And "What Was African American Literature?." African American Review 44.4 (2011): 578-582. Fulltext

Colbert, Soyica Diggs. "Assessing "What Was African American Literature?"; Or, The State Of The Field In The New Millennium: On Tradition." African American Review 44.4 (2011): 575-578. Fulltext

Daniels, Melissa Asher, and Gregory Laski. "Assessing "What Was African American Literature?"; Or, The State Of The Field In The New Millennium: Introduction." African American Review 44.4 (2011): 567-570. Fulltext

Ernest, John. "Assessing "What Was African American Literature?"; Or, The State Of The Field In The New Millennium: Canals And Rivers." African American Review 44.4 (2011): 573-575. Fulltext

Holland, Sharon P. "Assessing "What Was African American Literature?"; Or, The State Of The Field In The New Millennium: Leaving WAS Behind." African American Review 44.4 (2011): 582-584. Fulltext

Selisker, Scott. "What Was African American Literature?." African American Review 44.4 (2011): 717-719. Fulltext

Warren, Kenneth W. "Assessing "What Was African American Literature?"; Or, The State Of The Field In The New Millennium: Response." African American Review 44.4 (2011): 584-591. Fulltext  Note: The article presents a response by the author to critiques of his book.

"Theories And Methodologies: What Was African American Literature? [Special Section]." PMLA: Publications Of The Modern Language Association Of America 128.2 (2013): 386-408 Fulltext

Ross, Marlon B. "Kenneth W. Warren's What Was African American Literature?: A Review Essay." Callaloo: A Journal Of African Diaspora Arts And Letters 35.3 (2012): 604-612 Fulltext

Readings about the canon of African American Literature

"Canon Formation." Columbia Guide To Contemporary African American Fiction (2005): 72-74.Fulltext

Holloway, Jonathan Scott. "The Black Intellectual And The 'Crisis Canon' In The Twentieth Century." Black Scholar 31.1 (2001): 2. Fulltext

Joyce, Joyce A. "The Black Canon: Reconstructing Black American Literary Criticism." New Literary History: A Journal Of Theory And Interpretation 18.2 (1987): 335-344.Fulltext

Tate, Claudia. "Laying The Floor; Or, The History Of The Formation Of The Afro-American Canon." Book Research Quarterly 3.2 (1987): 60-78. Download fulltext

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