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Deans and Truants Race and Realism in African American Literature

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ISBN-10: 0812239733

ISBN-13: 9780812239737

Edition: 2007

Authors: Gene Andrew Jarrett

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List price: $64.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication date: 1/10/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 232
Size: 6.34" wide x 9.37" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Gene Andrew Jarrett is Associate Professor of English and African American Studies at Boston University. He is the author of Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature, and the editor of several books, including African American Literature Beyond Race: An Alternative Reader, also published by NYU Press. He also won a Walter Jackson Bate fellowship from Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study in 2010.

Introduction: The Problem of African American Literature
"Entirely Black Verse from Him Would Succeed"
"We Must Write Like the White Men"
"The Conventional Blindness of the Caucasian Eye"
"The Impress of Nationality Rather than Race"
"A Negro Peoples' Movement in Writing"
"The Race Problem Was Not a Theme for Me"