Jim Crow in America: A Historical Exploration of Literature - Historical Explorations of Literature (Hardback)
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Jim Crow in America: A Historical Exploration of Literature - Historical Explorations of Literature (Hardback)

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Hardback 245 Pages / Published: 31/03/2017
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This probing examination of the United States during the Jim Crow era shows how prominent writers reflected the harsh reality of racial inequality in literary work created between 1865 to 1964.


* Interprets important American literary works in the context of history, society, and culture

* Offers sophisticated literary criticism in clear, accessible language

* Reviews major U.S. court cases, state laws, and presidential administrations relevant to the period

* Integrates discussions of African American autobiography, fiction, and drama alongside mainstream canonical literature

* Provides a historical framework for multiple works of American literature from the Jim Crow era

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781610696555
Number of pages: 245

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