The Resource The concise Oxford companion to African American literature, editors, William L. Andrews, Frances Smith Foster, Trudier Harris

The concise Oxford companion to African American literature, editors, William L. Andrews, Frances Smith Foster, Trudier Harris

Label
The concise Oxford companion to African American literature
Title
The concise Oxford companion to African American literature
Statement of responsibility
editors, William L. Andrews, Frances Smith Foster, Trudier Harris
Title variation
African American literature
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents more than 400 biographies of authors, critics, literary characters, and historical figures, and 150 plot summaries of major works. Covers a range of writers from Sojourner Truth to Frederick Douglass, and Ralph Ellison to Toni Morrison. Contains entries on major works (including synopses of novels) and also incorporates information on literary characters, as well as on character types such as Aunt Jemima and Brer Rabbit. Looks at icons of black culture, including Muhammad Ali, John Coltrane, Marcus Garvey, Jackie Robinson, John Brown, and Harriet Tubman. Includes general articles on poetry, fiction, and drama and on autobiography, slave narratives, Sunday School literature, and oratory, as well as other related topics
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
BUF
Dewey number
810.8
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
C59 2001b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
Label
The concise Oxford companion to African American literature, editors, William L. Andrews, Frances Smith Foster, Trudier Harris
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; Contributors; The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature; Appendix; Editors; Index
Control code
ocm49346948
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 488 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199916498
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34369132
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49346948
  • pebcs0198031750
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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