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The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; edited by Abby Wolf

Label
The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader
Title
The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader
Statement of responsibility
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; edited by Abby Wolf
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A scholarly primer by the intellectual and author Henry Louis Gates, Jr. collects three decades of his writings in a range of fields, in a volume that also offers insight into his achievements as a historian, theorist, and cultural critic
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gates, Henry Louis
Dewey number
810.9/896073
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
G273 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wolf, Abby
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • Literature and society
Label
The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; edited by Abby Wolf
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • In the kitchen
  • (Colored People)
  • Walk the last mile
  • (Colored People)
  • The last mill picnic
  • (Colored People)
  • In our lifetime
  • (The Root).
  • Pt.II
  • Excavation:
  • Pt.I
  • Introduction, Our nig; or, sketches from the life of a free black by Harriet E. Wilson
  • Introduction, The bondswoman's narrative : a novel by Hannah Crafts
  • In her own write, series introduction, The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers
  • Introduction, African American lives, with Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
  • Introduction to the first edition, Africana : the encyclopedia of the African and African American experience, second edition, with Kwame Anthony Appiah
  • Prefatory notes on the African slave trade, In search of our roots.
  • Pt.III
  • Canons:
  • The master's pieces : on canon formation and the African-American tradition, Loose canons
  • Introduction, "Tell me, sir,...What is 'black' literature?," Loose canons
  • Genealogies:
  • Preface to the second edition, The Norton anthology of African American literature, with Nellie Y. McKay
  • Canon confidential : a Sam Slade caper
  • (The New York Times Book Review).
  • Pt.IV
  • "Race," writing, and reading:
  • Being, the will, and the semantics of death : Wole Soyinka's Death and the king's horseman
  • Introduction, Writing "race" and the difference it makes
  • (Critical Inquiry)
  • Preface, The image of the black in Western art, with David Bindman
  • The signifying monkey and the language of signifyin(g): rhetorical difference and the orders of meaning
  • Family matters
  • (The signifying monkey)
  • Reading "Race," writing, and difference
  • (PMLA)
  • Jean Toomer's conflicted racial identity, with Rudolph P. Byrd
  • (The Chronicle of Higher Eduation).
  • Pt.V
  • Reading people:
  • Both sides now : W.E.B. Du Bois
  • (The New York Times)
  • The prince who refused the kingdom : John Hope Franklin
  • (The New Yorker)
  • (Du Bois Review)
  • King of cats : Albert Murray
  • (The New Yorker)
  • White like me : Anatole Broyard
  • (The New Yorker)
  • Bliss Broyard
  • (In search of our roots)
  • Elizabeth Alexander
  • (Faces of America)
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • My Yiddishe mama
  • (In search of our roots).
  • Pt.VI
  • Reading places : Africa, to me
  • (Wonders of the African world)
  • Black London
  • (The New Yorker)
  • Harlem on our minds
  • (Critical Inquiry)
  • Introduction
  • (Black in Latin America)
  • (The Wall Street Journal)
  • Brazil : "May Exú give me the power of speech"
  • (Black in Latin America).
  • Pt.VII
  • Culture and politics :
  • 2 Live Crew, decoded
  • (The New York Times)
  • "Authenticity," or the lesson of Little Tree
  • (The New York Times Book Review)
  • The chitlin circuit
  • (The New Yorker)
  • Native sons of liberty
  • Changing places
  • (The New York Times)
  • Forty acres and a gap in wealth
  • (The New York Times)
  • Ending the slavery blame-game
  • (The New York Times)
  • Is he a racist? : James Watson's errant, perilous theories
  • (The Washington Post)
  • Pt.VIII Interviews : An interview with Josephine Baker and James Baldwin
  • (The Southern Review)
  • (The New York Times Week in Review)
  • The future of Africa : an interview with Wole Soyinka
  • (The Root)
  • A conversation with Condoleezza Rice : on leadership
  • (Du Bois Review)
  • A conversation with William Julius Wilson on the election of Barack Obama
  • (Du Bois Review)
  • A conversation with Isabel Wilkeson : on America's great migration
  • (Du Bois Review)
Control code
ocn744287707
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 644 p.
Isbn
9780465028313
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011049179
System control number
(OCoLC)744287707
Label
The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; edited by Abby Wolf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • In the kitchen
  • (Colored People)
  • Walk the last mile
  • (Colored People)
  • The last mill picnic
  • (Colored People)
  • In our lifetime
  • (The Root).
  • Pt.II
  • Excavation:
  • Pt.I
  • Introduction, Our nig; or, sketches from the life of a free black by Harriet E. Wilson
  • Introduction, The bondswoman's narrative : a novel by Hannah Crafts
  • In her own write, series introduction, The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers
  • Introduction, African American lives, with Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
  • Introduction to the first edition, Africana : the encyclopedia of the African and African American experience, second edition, with Kwame Anthony Appiah
  • Prefatory notes on the African slave trade, In search of our roots.
  • Pt.III
  • Canons:
  • The master's pieces : on canon formation and the African-American tradition, Loose canons
  • Introduction, "Tell me, sir,...What is 'black' literature?," Loose canons
  • Genealogies:
  • Preface to the second edition, The Norton anthology of African American literature, with Nellie Y. McKay
  • Canon confidential : a Sam Slade caper
  • (The New York Times Book Review).
  • Pt.IV
  • "Race," writing, and reading:
  • Being, the will, and the semantics of death : Wole Soyinka's Death and the king's horseman
  • Introduction, Writing "race" and the difference it makes
  • (Critical Inquiry)
  • Preface, The image of the black in Western art, with David Bindman
  • The signifying monkey and the language of signifyin(g): rhetorical difference and the orders of meaning
  • Family matters
  • (The signifying monkey)
  • Reading "Race," writing, and difference
  • (PMLA)
  • Jean Toomer's conflicted racial identity, with Rudolph P. Byrd
  • (The Chronicle of Higher Eduation).
  • Pt.V
  • Reading people:
  • Both sides now : W.E.B. Du Bois
  • (The New York Times)
  • The prince who refused the kingdom : John Hope Franklin
  • (The New Yorker)
  • (Du Bois Review)
  • King of cats : Albert Murray
  • (The New Yorker)
  • White like me : Anatole Broyard
  • (The New Yorker)
  • Bliss Broyard
  • (In search of our roots)
  • Elizabeth Alexander
  • (Faces of America)
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • My Yiddishe mama
  • (In search of our roots).
  • Pt.VI
  • Reading places : Africa, to me
  • (Wonders of the African world)
  • Black London
  • (The New Yorker)
  • Harlem on our minds
  • (Critical Inquiry)
  • Introduction
  • (Black in Latin America)
  • (The Wall Street Journal)
  • Brazil : "May Exú give me the power of speech"
  • (Black in Latin America).
  • Pt.VII
  • Culture and politics :
  • 2 Live Crew, decoded
  • (The New York Times)
  • "Authenticity," or the lesson of Little Tree
  • (The New York Times Book Review)
  • The chitlin circuit
  • (The New Yorker)
  • Native sons of liberty
  • Changing places
  • (The New York Times)
  • Forty acres and a gap in wealth
  • (The New York Times)
  • Ending the slavery blame-game
  • (The New York Times)
  • Is he a racist? : James Watson's errant, perilous theories
  • (The Washington Post)
  • Pt.VIII Interviews : An interview with Josephine Baker and James Baldwin
  • (The Southern Review)
  • (The New York Times Week in Review)
  • The future of Africa : an interview with Wole Soyinka
  • (The Root)
  • A conversation with Condoleezza Rice : on leadership
  • (Du Bois Review)
  • A conversation with William Julius Wilson on the election of Barack Obama
  • (Du Bois Review)
  • A conversation with Isabel Wilkeson : on America's great migration
  • (Du Bois Review)
Control code
ocn744287707
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 644 p.
Isbn
9780465028313
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011049179
System control number
(OCoLC)744287707

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