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Treasury of African-American Christmas Stories: Volume II
Treasury of African-American Christmas Stories: Volume II
Our Price: $20.00
Year: 1999
Pages: 262
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 805060456

Product Code: 756775418

Bettye Collier-Thomas (ed). These stories extend our knowledge of the African-Amer. (AA) literary tradition as it resurrects the writings of once well known black writers, journalists, & political activists such as Pauline Hopkins, Augustus Hodges, & John Henrik Clarke, as well as obscure figures such as Lelia Plummer, J. B. Howard, & Bruce Reynolds. The stories date from the late 19th cent. through the Depression era They reflect the Christmas experiences of everyday AA & demonstrates the values & social issues that concerned the AA community during WW1 & the Depression, part’y. the reemergence of the KKK after the war. The stories address themes of love, religion, & the existence of Santa Claus as well as racial injustice, violence, poverty, & racial identity.

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