Black Manhood in James Baldwin, Ernest J. Gaines, and August Wilson

Black Manhood in James Baldwin, Ernest J. Gaines, and August Wilson

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From Frederick Douglass to the present, the preoccupation of black writers with manhood and masculinity is a constant. Black Manhood in James Baldwin, Ernest J. Gaines, and August Wilson explores how in their own work three major African American wshow more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 149.86 x 220.98 x 12.7mm | 181.44g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Pbk.
  • 0252071956
  • 9780252071959
  • 1,448,377

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"With grace and clarity, Clark succeeds in his stated goal: 'to extrapolate the intersection between subjectivity and masculinity, exploring how male writers have negotiated and critiqued constructions of gender in formulating and depicting black male literary subjects.' The study is overall smart and convincing... his study is so valuable and important that it leaves the reader wanting more." D. Quentin Miller, African American Review "A significant study for helping us hear more clearly the 'voices of countless native and invisible sons'." American Literatureshow more

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