Blacks in Eden : the African American novel's first century /

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Main Author: Greene, J. Lee, 1944-
Format: Book
Published:Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1996.
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Main Author:Greene, J. Lee, 1944-

This work examines African-American fiction, discussing how African-American novelists worked with the same mythic materials as their white counterparts, but inverted Anglo-American constructions. Relating the novel to history, it shows how they refuted Anglo-Americans' record of history.

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Physical Description:x, 306 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-297) and index.
ISBN:0813916704 (cloth : alk. paper)
0813916712 (paper : alk. paper)