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Author Harris, Trudier.

Title Martin Luther King Jr., Heroism, and African American Literature / Trudier Harris
Published Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2014]
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Contents Introduction: The ambiguous nature of African American heroism -- Portrayals of King in 1960s' dramas -- A pantheon of poetic portrayals of King -- Fictionalizing King: the case of Charles Johnson -- A contemporary dramatic portrait of King: Katori Hall, the mountaintop -- Conclusion: Weather, literary creation, and heroic legacy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Influence.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Heroes in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0817387765 (electronic bk)
9780817387761 (electronic bk)