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The Resource White scholars/African American texts, edited by Lisa A. Long

White scholars/African American texts, edited by Lisa A. Long

Label
White scholars/African American texts
Title
White scholars/African American texts
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lisa A. Long
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The essays in this collection explore the many difficulties created by the fact that white scholars greatly outnumber black scholars in the study and teaching of African American literature. Contributors, including some of the most prominent theorists in the field as well as younger scholars, examine who is speaking, what is being spoken and what is not, and why framing African American literature in terms of an exclusive black/white racial divide is problematic and limiting. In highlighting the ""whiteness"" of some African Americanists, the collection does not imply that the teac
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Long, Lisa A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • American literature
  • African Americans
  • Whites
  • Teachers, White
  • Education, Higher
  • Education, Higher
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • American literature
  • Education, Higher
  • Education, Higher
  • Race relations
  • Teachers, White
  • United States
Label
White scholars/African American texts, edited by Lisa A. Long
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Naming the problem embedded in the problem that led to the question "Who shall teach African American literature?" ; or, Are we ready to discard the concept of authenticity altogether?
  • Leslie W. Lewis
  • Turning impossibility into possibility : teaching Ellison, Murray, and the Blues at Tuskegee
  • Barbara A. Baker
  • Training and working in the field. Before positionality
  • William L. Andrews
  • White scholars in African American literary circles : appropriation or cultural literacy?
  • Venetria K. Patton
  • "Knowing your stuff," knowing yourself
  • April Conley Kilinski,
  • White scholars/African American texts
  • Amanda M. Lawrence
  • At close range : being Black and mentoring whites in African American studies
  • Barbara McCaskill
  • Beyond Black and white. Faulty analogies : queer white critics reading African American texts
  • Sabine Meyer
  • The color of the critic : an intervention in the critical debate in African American theory on interpretive authority
  • Nita N. Kumar
  • Between Rome, Harlem, and Harlan
  • Alessandro Portelli
  • The stepsister and the clan : when the native teaches African American literature
  • Lisa A. Long
  • Ngwarsungu Chiwengo
  • Twelve years with Martin Delany : a confession
  • Robert S. Levine
  • Master thoughts
  • Dale M. Bauer
  • Writing about Gwendolyn Brooks anyway
  • James D. Sullivan
  • Truth and talent in interpreting ethnic American autobiography : from white to Black and beyond
  • Kimberly Rae Connor
  • Naming the problem that led to the question "Who shall teach African American literature?" ; or, Are we ready to disband the Wheatley court?
  • Nellie Y. McKay
  • Liberalism, authority, and authenticity. Theme for African American literature B
  • Russ Castronovo
  • Race walks in the room : white teachers in Black studies
  • John Ernest
Control code
ocm68625153
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813535982
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jxnmr
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)68625153
Label
White scholars/African American texts, edited by Lisa A. Long
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Naming the problem embedded in the problem that led to the question "Who shall teach African American literature?" ; or, Are we ready to discard the concept of authenticity altogether?
  • Leslie W. Lewis
  • Turning impossibility into possibility : teaching Ellison, Murray, and the Blues at Tuskegee
  • Barbara A. Baker
  • Training and working in the field. Before positionality
  • William L. Andrews
  • White scholars in African American literary circles : appropriation or cultural literacy?
  • Venetria K. Patton
  • "Knowing your stuff," knowing yourself
  • April Conley Kilinski,
  • White scholars/African American texts
  • Amanda M. Lawrence
  • At close range : being Black and mentoring whites in African American studies
  • Barbara McCaskill
  • Beyond Black and white. Faulty analogies : queer white critics reading African American texts
  • Sabine Meyer
  • The color of the critic : an intervention in the critical debate in African American theory on interpretive authority
  • Nita N. Kumar
  • Between Rome, Harlem, and Harlan
  • Alessandro Portelli
  • The stepsister and the clan : when the native teaches African American literature
  • Lisa A. Long
  • Ngwarsungu Chiwengo
  • Twelve years with Martin Delany : a confession
  • Robert S. Levine
  • Master thoughts
  • Dale M. Bauer
  • Writing about Gwendolyn Brooks anyway
  • James D. Sullivan
  • Truth and talent in interpreting ethnic American autobiography : from white to Black and beyond
  • Kimberly Rae Connor
  • Naming the problem that led to the question "Who shall teach African American literature?" ; or, Are we ready to disband the Wheatley court?
  • Nellie Y. McKay
  • Liberalism, authority, and authenticity. Theme for African American literature B
  • Russ Castronovo
  • Race walks in the room : white teachers in Black studies
  • John Ernest
Control code
ocm68625153
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813535982
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jxnmr
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)68625153

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