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Slave Narratives

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ISBN-10: 1931082111

ISBN-13: 9781931082112

Edition: N/A

Authors: William L. Andrews, Henry Louis Gates, William Andrews

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List price: $14.95
Publisher: Library of America, The
Publication date: 1/1/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

William L. Andrews William L. Andrews' first book, "The Literary Career of Charles W. Chesnutt," published in 1980, deals with a seminal figure in the development of African American and Southern American prose fiction. "To Tell a Free Story" is a history of African American autobiography up to 1865, the research for which got greatly interested Andrews. Since 1988 he has been the general editor of a book series, called "Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography," which is published by the University of Wisconsin Press. Since the mid-1980's he has done a considerable amount of editing of African American and southern literature and criticism. The climax of this work has been The Norton Anthology…    

Henry Louis Gates was born on September 16, 1950, in Keyser, West Virginia. A respected scholar in African American Studies, Gates graduated from Yale and Cambridge universities. A visit to Africa during the 1970s further developed his interest in African American literature and culture and helped him expand his theories. He is responsible for rediscovering and reviving many writings by black authors, and his goal is to restore the role of black literature in its proper context. He has written numerous historical books including Colored People: A Memoir, A Chronology of African-American History, and The Future of the Race. Gates also has his critics; his appearance at the obscenity trial of…