The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader /

A primer from one of America's most esteemed and popular intellectuals.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Gates, Henry Louis, Jr
Other Authors: Wolf, Abby
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : BasicCivitas Books, [2012]
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505 0 |a PART I. Genealogies -- Family Matters -- My Yiddish Mama -- Native Sons of Liberty -- In the Kitchen -- Walk the Last Mile -- The Last Mill Picnic -- In Our Lifetime -- PART II Excavation. -- Introduction, Our Nig; Or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black -- Introduction, The Bondwoman's Narrative: A Novel by Hannah Crafts -- In Her Own Write, Series introduction -- Introduction: African American Lives -- Introduction to the First Edition from Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition -- Prefatory Notes on the African Slave Trade -- PART III. Canons -- The Master's Pieces -- Introduction, "Tell Me, Sir. . . What Is 'Black' Literature?" -- Preface to the Second Edition, the Norton Anthology of African American Literature -- Canon Confidential -- PART IV. "Race," Writing, and Reading -- Being, the Will, and the Semantics of Death -- Introduction, Writing "Race" and the Difference it Makes -- Preface, The Image of the Black in Western Art -- The SIgnifying Monkey and the Language of Signifying -- Reading "Race", Writing, and Difference -- Jean Toomer's Conflicted Racial Identity -- PART V. Reading People -- Both Sides Now -- The Prince Who Refused the Kingdom -- King of Cats -- White Like Me -- Bliss Broyard Bliss Broyard -- Elizabeth Alexander -- Oprah Winfrey -- PART VI. Reading Places -- Africa, to Me -- Black London -- Harlem on Our Minds -- Introduction, Black in Latin America -- Brazil: "May Exu Give Me the Power of Speech" -- PART VII. Culture and Politics -- 2 Live Crew, Decoded -- "Authenticity," Or the Lesson of Little Tree -- The Chitlin Circuit -- Changing Places -- Forty Acres and a Gap in Wealth -- Ending the Slavery Blame Game -- Is He a Racist? -- PART VIII. Interviews -- An Interview with Josephine Baker and James Baldwin -- The Future of Africa: Soyinka and Gates -- A Conversation with Condoleeza Rice -- A Conversation with William Julius Wilson on the Election of Barack Obama -- A Conversation with Isabel Wilkerson. 
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