African American Literature and the Classicist Tradition : Black women writers from Wheatley to Morrison
Publication Date: 2007
This is a groundbreaking study exploring the significant relationship between western classical mythology and African American women's literature.
Harlem Renaissance and Beyond : literary biographies of 100 Black women writers
Call Number: COLEMAN LIBRARY African-American Reserve - Room 403 -- PS153.N5R65 1990
Visionary Women Writers of Chicago's Black Arts Movement
Publication Date: 2012
Displays the increasing amount of scholarship that recognizes leading women artists, activists, and leaders of this period, these new perspectives have yet to recognize adequately the ways women aspired to far more than a mere dismantling of male-oriented ideals.
Masterpieces of African-American Literature
Call Number: COLEMAN LIBRARY African-American Collection (Reference) - 4th Floor, Room 403 -- PS153.N5M264 1992
Modern Black Writers
Call Number: COLEMAN LIBRARY African-American Collection (Reference) - 4th Floor, Room 403 -- PN841.M58 2000
Call Number: e-Book
Publication Date: 2010
Revised Edition profiles popular and prominent African-American writers across many genres of literature. Each entry in this thoroughly revised resource provides a biographical profile, concentrating on the major literary works and accomplishments of each author as well as an outline of his or her contributions to American literature.
New Books @ FAMU
Try these terms in the 'Subject Heading' field of our catalog:
- Maya Angelou,
- Audre Lord,
- Ntozake Shange,
- Alice Walker,
- Toni Morrison,
- Rita Dove, and
- Phillis Wheatley.
Or, go to the database and use another search term such as "Zora Neale Hurston" or "Gwendolyn Brooks".