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Home Elsewhere Reading African-American Classics in the Age of Obama

ISBN-10: 0674050967

ISBN-13: 9780674050969

Edition: 2010

Authors: Robert B. Stepto

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List price: $24.50
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 5/15/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 210
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Robert B. Stepto is Professor of English, African American Studies, and American Studies at Yale University. He is the author of A Home Elsewhere: Reading African American Classics in the Age of Obama, Blue as the Lake: A Personal Geography, and From Behind the Veil: A Study of Afro-American Narrative. Among his edited volumes are Chant of Saints: A Gathering of Literature, Art, and Scholarship; Afro-American Literature: The Reconstruction of Instruction; and Harper American Literature.

The W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures
Introduction
Frederick Douglass, Barack Obama, and the Search for Patrimony
W. E. B. Du Bois, Barack Obama, and the Search for Race: School House Blues
Toni Morrison, Barack Obama, and Difference
Introduction
A Greyhound Kind of Mood
Sharing the Thunder: The Literary Exchanges of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry Bibb, Frederick Douglass
Alien Land: Biracial Identity in a Novel of the 1940s
Afterword: Distrust of the Reader in Afro-American Narratives
Notes
Index