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Provides full text online access to the complete 250-plus volumes of Cambridge Histories reference series. Provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects. Use the lower "Search Cambridge Histories" search box to find Luther-held content.
Contains fifty-two alphabetically arranged articles that provide information about significant African-American authors, each with a biographical overview, a survey of principal writings, an assessment of the subject's work as a whole, and a bibliography; and includes three additional topical essays, and an index. Also available as an ebook (link in catalog record).
The Oxford Companion to African American Literature provides the first comprehensive one-volume reference work devoted to this rich tradition, surveying the length and breadth of black literary history, focusing in particular on the lives and careers of more than 400 writers. Here, too, are general articles on the traditional literary genres, such as poetry, fiction, and drama; on genres of special import in African American letters, such as autobiography, slave narratives, Sunday school literature, and oratory; and on a wide spectrum of related topics, including journalism, the black periodical press, major libraries and research centers, religion, literary societies, women's clubs, and various publishing enterprises (also available as an ebook).
Covering African American history in all areas of U.S. history and culture from 1896 to the present, the Encyclopedia contains approximately 1,200 fully cross-referenced entries that are all signed. Also available as an ebook (link in catalog record).
An interdisciplinary look at the Harlem Renaissance, these volumes include essays on the principal participants, those who defined the political, intellectual and cultural milieu in which the Renaissance existed; and on important events and places. Also available as an ebook (link in catalog record).