Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. and Valerie A. Smith. The Norton Anthology of African American Literature, Third Edition. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2014.
The 2014 Norton Anthology of African American Literature print edition presents an anthology of African American oral and written literature. This massive two volume collection includes the works of Venture Smith, Martin R. Delany, Elizabeth Keckley, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, W. E. B. Du Bois, Arthur A. Schomburg, Gwendolyn B. Bennett, Gwendolyn Brooks, Calvin Hernton, Samuel R. Delany, and Harryette Mullen. In addition, the Norton Anthology of African American Literature StudySpace, companion site provides access to a timeline, a glossary, digital media and a guide to “Writing About Literature.” Overall, The Norton Anthology of African American Literature, Third Edition, is a wonderful introduction to the African American literary tradition.
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