Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • A Note on Usage
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Sacredly Profane: Toward a Theory of African American Literary Satire
  • Chapter 2. Precursors: Satire through the Harlem Renaissance, 1900-1940
  • Chapter 3. Channeling the Lower Frequencies: African American Satire from World War II through the Postwar Era
  • Chapter 4. "Nation Enough": Black Politics in the 1960s and the Advent of the Multicultural Iconoclast
  • Chapter 5. New Politics, New Voices: Black Satire in the Post-Civil Rights Era
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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