To wake the nations : race in the making of American literature /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sundquist, Eric J.
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1993.
Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Slavery, revolution, renaissance
  • Signs of power : Nat Turner and Frederick Douglass
  • Melville, Delany, and New World slavery
  • pt. 2. The color line
  • Mark Train and Homer Plessy
  • Charles Chesnutt's cakewalk
  • pt. 3. W.E.B. Du Bois : African America and the kingdom of culture
  • Swing low : the souls of black folk
  • The spell of Africa.