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Black short fiction and folklore : African, African American, and diaspora

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Broad Subject English language & literature
General - Arts and Humanities
Subject English fiction - Black authors
Summary Black short fiction and folklore brings together 8,000 works by writers from Africa and the African Diaspora, from the earliest times to the present. Drawn from early literary magazines, archives, and the personal collections of the authors, much of the collection is fugitive, ephemeral, or previously unpublished. It presents a variety of traditions ranging from early African oral traditions to today's hip-hop and covers fables, parables, ballads, folktales, shortstories, trickster tales, story cycles, and novellas.
Publisher Alexander Street Press
Language English
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