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This text, winner of the 1993 Christian Gauss Award of Phi Beta Kappa, presents a major re-evaluation of the glory years of American literature - from 1830 to 1930 - that shows how white literature and black literature form a single interwoven tradition. By examining African America's contested relation to the intellectual and literary forms of white culture, Sundquist reconstructs the main lines of American literary tradition. He considers each text he discusses against a background of history, law, literature, politics, religion, folklore, music, and dance to produce a commentary on the American literary tradition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674893313
ISBN-10: 067489331X
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 162mm x 52mm)
Pages: 720
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 6-Oct-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Eric J. Sundquist

Eric Sundquist is UCLA Foundation Professor of Literature at UCLA.

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