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African-American Literature: Home
Welcome to the WVU Tech African-American Literature guide. This guide shares available resources to help you locate information relevant to studies in African-American literature.
The Norton Anthology of African American Literature by Henry Louis Gates (General Editor); Cheryl A. Wall (Editor); Valerie Smith (General Editor); William L. Andrews (Editor); Kimberly Benston (Editor); Brent Hayes Edwards (Editor); Frances Smith (Editor); Deborah E. McDowell (Editor); Robert G. O'Meally (Editor); Hortense Spillers (Editor)The much-anticipated Third Edition brings together the work of 140 writers from 1746 to the present writing in all genres, as well as performers of vernacular forms--from spirituals and sermons to jazz and hip hop. Fresh scholarship, new visuals and media, and new selections--with an emphasis on contemporary writers--combine to make The Norton Anthology of African American Literature an even better teaching tool for instructors and an unmatched value for students.