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Call and Response: The Riverside Anthology of the African American Literary Tradition

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More than a decade in the making, Call and Response is a ground-breaking anthology of African American literature, unique in its placing equal emphasis on the written and the oral dimensions of the black aesthetic. It traces the centuries-long emergence of this distinct literary tradition from its earliest roots in African proverbs, folktales, and chants to its latest flow ...more
Paperback, 2039 pages
Published December 1st 1998 by Houghton Mifflin (first published January 1st 1998)
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Ashley Craven
Nov 06, 2007 rated it it was amazing
This is an amazing anthology of African American Literature. I sold this book back in college, and I have regretted it ever since! There is rich collection of poignant, vivid, and emotional works.
David
Dec 19, 2008 rated it it was amazing
A tremendously important anthology that should be on the shelf of all American literature teachers. Very comprehensive and lesson-friendly.
Lord' Williams
Feb 11, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: AA Writers
Recommended to Lord' by: AA Class Text
This is a great book on African American Literiture. A most for AA writers. -This book is rich with knowledge.
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