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Author Callahan, Monique-Adelle.

Title Between the lines : literary transnationalism and African American poetics / Monique-Adelle Callahan
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource
Series Imagining the Americas
Imagining the Americas.
Summary This work examines the role of women poets of African descent in shaping the history of the Americas. Focusing on three women whose poetry wrestled with the sociopolitical predicaments of the late 19th century, the book ventures a broader definition of African American literature by placing it in a hemispheric context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on May 11, 2011)
Subject Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ayala, Cristina, 1856- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Souza, Auta de, 1876-1901 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Poetry -- Black authors.
Transnationalism in literature.
Poetics -- History.
Slavery in literature.
Postcolonialism in literature.
Americas -- Literatures -- History and criticism.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199895021 ebook